Tali Cohen Shabbtai writes a poetic message of forgiveness.
[The essay appeared first in the collection, Appraisals: Kiriti Sengupta breaking the barriers, edited by Sunil Sharma and Dustin Pickering, Transcendent Zero Press, May 2017.] When I get to read a new book of poetry, I give myself a chance to know the poet as well. And the best way that works for […]Read Post ›
Title: A Box of Ticky-Tacky Author: Somdatta Goswami Published by Chitrangi ISBN: 9789385783531(Paperback) First edition: September, 2016 Price: INR 200/- Reviewed by Pranab Ghosh A Box of Ticky-Tacky authored by Somdatta Goswami and published by Chitrangi is an assorted collection of ten prose pieces that many may like to call short stories. The […]Read Post ›
~after Adrienne Rich Time takes hold of us like an updraft, feeding a storm’s anvil flashing white with hammer strikes, cloud a giant Man-o-war crackling lightning beneath translucent skin. These days drag their fingers through my cheeks like a chalkboard. So slowly I am hollowed out, mined for resources. This […]Read Post ›
In the hollow cubicle, glistening needles fall on my head, Injecting twisted light it picked up from various parts of the planet. The Total Internal Reflection that held the light rays, Hit below critical angle, Inside the lower density fluids in my latent brain. They run to assemble at the core […]Read Post ›
A poem by Mark Brawn, as printed in the first issue of The Harbinger Asylum.
A poem by Mark Brawn, featured poet of the first issue of The Harbinger Asylum.
I contemplate a thing beyond my reach and wonder, should I try to make it mine? To go once more unto that fucking breach, or, seeing the futility, decline? Can’t take it with you— won’t need it when your dead— not dead yet, though. Suspended in uncertainty, I wait for God knows what—for chance?—for time?—for […]Read Post ›
Haikus by Dustin Pickering, founder and editor of The Harbinger Asylum.
A poem by Victor Ty as published by The Harbinger Asylum, issue One.