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DALIT GIRL By Dr Mou Mukherjee Das

  I was born on a windy night- When the clock stroke twelve Under the starry sky, In a tarpaulin covered tent. Nothing new happened Nothing changed All seemed so very natural and plaintiff. A woman from some old world In shaking hands, with quivering…

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I AM NO PALMIST By Dr. Prahallad Satapathy

  My loneliness do have a face Beautiful indeed A well-defined address Do have a birthday too I have seen it's horoscope Imprinted in a palm, delicate of course But the problem with me is that I am not a palmist! I see star studded…

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Name Plate By Dr. Sudhansu Dash

  I tell my story in the curve of desires My life hanging on the wall Threatens to fall at any moment Living with all expired futures yet Speaking me to be a somebody In the twisted lies of letters I am designing myself to…

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POWER AS A CRAZY APHRODISIAC  By William Warigo

  We were ever the truest of friends Eating crumbs from my mother hearth Together we fended off foes and fiends On our necks we hung each other's heart   Then I was elevated by destiny Suddenly I want drunk by the new clout I…

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This Is Not a Poem By Manisha Manhas

  This isn't a poem if it has not been clawed upon by the edges of your bleeding heart. Not a poem if it has not filtered blood from your heart's lane to ink words on paper.   Not a poem if it has not…

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DOPPELGANGER By Rainy Sarmistha

  Doppelganger she is called by an illusionist. It was a tale of a stormy night. She paused and started telling her story. It was starting to rain The night falls for its silent prey A knock at the door startled her instantly, She opened…

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SEARCHING FOR A SAFER GLOBE By Namita Rani Panda

  Life is not only roses and roses. With the roses there are inevitably thorns and sometimes some thorns pierced into our hearts so deeply that the wounds can never be healed. Here is such a painful wound that I am going to bare before…

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Doctor's Orders By Larry D. Giles

    From ALONG THE PATHWAY HOME: Vignettes and Prose-Poems of Childhood, 11.   Synopsis: In a small remote American village of the 60's, a withdrawn though precocious adolescent deals with the depression and isolation ignited by the jeers of schoolmates, by the subtle pangs…

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Get-Together By Rabinarayan Senapati

  The get-together was just over. I met Subas after almost thirty years. Subas! Honestly speaking, there was every chance, Subas - my best buddy turned fiancée and might be much more than that. But our friendship outclassed any other relationship squeezing them to death.…

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Story of the Pond Stone By Dr. Satyanarayan Mishra

  The stone was falling in the corner of the village pond from the time unknown. It was not the part of the steps into the pond, rather an unused, ignored, residual material fallen from the time when the pond was dug as it appeared.…

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The Hotel of Absurdity By Alexander Tomov Jr.

The Hotel of Absurdity       On that strange morning, it suddenly got dark and I realized that evening had come. I got up from the chair and left the house. I had finally decided to go visit the Hotel of Absurdity. Everybody can…

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ASIFA - A Tearful Tribute By Veena Regidi

  “Chubby cheeks, dimple chin, Rosy lips, teeth within Silky hair, very fair; Eyes are brown, lovely too Mother’s pet, is that you? Yes! Yes! Yes! Asifa dear, where are you? In the fairy land - over the hills and far away? Or among the…

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Bell Shoe-Ceramic- By Shevya

Bell Shoe-Ceramic- By Shevya

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Holi By Shevya Panda

Holi By Shevya Panda

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A FEATURE ON BISHNU SAHOO By Prashant Biswal

    A prolific and powerful storywriter, Bishnu Sahu is popular and widely read for his short stories with exquisite artistry, finesse in character portrayal, masterly treatment of archetype of compassion, impeccable use of metaphors, flawless imagistic language, deep-rooted culture consciousness, unfailing capture of vagaries…

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On Indian English Poetry: Interview with Arbind Kumar Choudhary

    Arbind Kumar Choudhary who credits nine poetry collections in English has been globally viewed, reviewed and, above all, interviewed for more than sixty literary journals in Malta, Romania, Albania and India has been awarded in America, China and India for the racy style…

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The Art of Poetry: Interview with Alan Britt

    In August 2015 Alan Britt was invited by the Ecuadorian House of Culture Benjamín Carrión in Quito, Ecuador for the first cultural exchange of poets between Ecuador and the United States. During his visit he did TV, radio and newspaper interviews, also gave…

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A WOODEN PUPPET THAT SPEAKS By Sukanta Rout

  He is, devotedly, hailed as living deity, even though sculpted out of a dead log. Unbelievable, yet true, a wooden puppet possessing a pulsating heart. But his legs and, also, his hands from elbow down, have never shaped up,...neither the nose and nor the…

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Presence of My Absence By Habil Yashar

    I kept silence and even much more as I could …I kept silence, because I thought such is recommended. The weeks replaced months, months replaced years one by one , and the time passed so quickly like a sudden burn of leaf. My…

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Sunshine Concealed By Dr. Ujjwala Kakarla

  Rudimentary floret of insight, Insight, the tight bud in state of dormant, Dormant shoot bedewing in dew drops of morning dawn, Dawn, the early delight unfurled its petals of values, values blossomed into a fragrant flower of self, Self in sparkle of its opulent…

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Going Against the Flow By Selim Boumerdas

  Left alone to swim on the sand We do not cry missing Because they were recalled by the creator However having a thought for them But mourn those who left us without reason Without a goodbye without thinking of the consequences Slamming all the…

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The End of the World By Selim Boumerdas

    I am whoever, whatever My name is nobody In short I myself am a talented beast of consciousness, With my defects and my qualities Beast docile and disciplined I bow and carry me to us and Customs, No matter my ideals and visions…

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Fight Inequality Beat Poverty By Rajan Mehra

  Poverty is not life membership; but divinity is permanent residence, Fight for the right to keep world tight and might, Inequality is muzzy and delusion in splendorous life and fife, Chiselled path of righteous approach and discourse, Sordid people perch and disperse fangs and…

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Colors of Universe By Rajan Mehra

  Rainbow of nations are worldly possessions, They're human creations, Endeavour of God's abbreviations, Freelancing for exclusive diversions, Unity and diversity with perfections Diversity and creativity without rigidity, Accepting everyone's dignity, It creates a platform of magnanimity, Language of expression and function, Hands of empathy…

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Sweetheart By Rajan Mehra

  My love has tons of richness You won't leech and welter in saunter phase... I have always walked into the territory of love and joy Let's celebrate our anniversary in clove and amorous Baby, "I'll hit drums and bass guitar to sing and swing…

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Butterfly By Brooke Phelps

  The butterfly is a simple, but intricate creature A sign of a new beginning It flutters in the warm breeze Always giving a sense of peace   A sign of a new beginning Once a caterpillar, now a beautiful butterfly Always giving a sense…

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