The Shooting Star and Other Poems

By Muskan Kaur The Shooting Star Once upon a time afar In the twinkle family of stars The fixed and fire chose to rebel Afraid and tired of burning within I sought to seek the distant planet Blue and green; land and oceanic Unimpressed by how my light The way they say could breach through … Continue reading The Shooting Star and Other Poems

Not Here

By C. Toto Zaremba We used to walk here together. We wondered who the people were And who they left behind. We knew them only as names on stones. We knew they were no longer here. Your name is not on a stone. You would never sit here quietly. I don't come here to visit … Continue reading Not Here

Poems by Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad

Skittles with planets¬† An amethyst, he said slamming down the prayer beads. talking above the nauseous fumes of camphor and incense he drew skewed circles intersecting subsets - seventeen of them jotting numbers on a paper that presumably charted the rebel trajectory of all the wayward moons and wastrel stars that had driven me to … Continue reading Poems by Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad