Thy Name – Brooks Haxton

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? I will declare thy name unto my brethren.… Psalm 102 OK. Let’s not call what ditched…

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ASSIGNMENT – Bhaskar Roy Barman

So much obsessed with a piece of work devolved upon me and fed up with it, I felt as if I were waving my hand…

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DROPS OF A STREAM – Bhaskar Roy Barman

As does the Great River on to the sea and back to the matted hair of Lord Shiva, on flows the life-stream adorned with ornaments,…

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JIMMY – Bhaskar Roy Barman

( A Poem in Remembrance) Bhaskar Roy Barman Jimmy, a black, snub-nosed bitch, a jaw shoved out, your eyes throwing forward a wrinkled reproachful look,…

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PROMISE – Bhaskar Roy Barman

The scene lacked for the manifestation characteristic of a scene. though the scene was promised a revealing a plethora of manifestations that remained over. In…

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THE ALIEN THOUDEA – Bhaskar Roy Barman

He knew for sure he was going to succumb to the eminence grise of an alien thoudea he dreaded; alien to him was its import,…

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THE AMARANTH – Bhaskar Roy Barman

The kaleidoscope stood befrilled with splendour; no messenger from on high did descend to hand it blessings, though. The rassling trees coruscated in an interplay…

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THE MAGIC WAND – Bhaskar Roy Barman

Once in my childhood I watched mesmerized a magician magic everything away from before my eyes and thought he had descended, endowed with supernatural power,…

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THE TABLE IN A RESTAURANT – Bhaskar Roy Barman

The moment I close my eyes in meditation on the unfathomable I visualize golden fleeces of cloud perambulating the skies and old faces peering down…

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TWO LOVERS – Bhaskar Roy Barman

Once on an evening in a desolate place far from the madding crowds eternal strife I stood closeted with the eve-beauty manifested around the place,…

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 A break In The Rhythm Of Life – Bhaskar Roy Barman

Bhaskar Roy Barman When the world itself looked exhausted, revolving round the sun; when a bumble-bee sounded tired of humming round a ternate leaf; when…

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