Tricks Language Plays

By Rajnish Mishra My daughter, eight, looked at me with eyes: half-enquiring, half-afraid, eyes with faith, half, at least, and asked suddenly: Are we born again after death? I looked at my wife. Our eyes met. She smiled: that corners of the eyes, so-it-did-happen smile, and I knew it was not she who dropped a … Continue reading Tricks Language Plays

The Gate

By Thomas Page Now, I want to make sure I understand what you have said to me. You said, "You have only one sentence to convince me to let you through the gate." Does this count as a sentence or do you signal to me when my only sentence is done or do you just … Continue reading The Gate