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Issue # 4 May 2011
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Kushal Poddar (1977- ) resides in the city of Kolkata, India. Apart from poetries, he has written fictions and scripts for television mini-series as well.

His English poetries have been published in the online and print magazines all over the world. He is the author of "All Our Fictional Dreams" and been published in "Poor Poet's Pantry: Collaborative Poems". The forthcoming book is "Surviving Cyber Life".

Kushal Poddar

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My brother's clever most phrase:
Why did you not beat me up today?
Do you not love me anymore?

I knew my stupid brother
but never knew
if he weighed the effect of his words.

I taught him love has a different beat.