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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Born in a warm corner of India Kushal Poddar (1977- ) is widely published in several countries, prestigious anthologies included Men In The Company of Women, Penn International MK etc and featured in various radio programs in Canada and USA and collaborated with photographers for an exhibition at Venice and with performers for several audio publications .
He is presently living at Kolkata and writing poetry, fictions and sketching for an art-poem book when not engaged in his day job as a counsel/ lawyer in the High Court At Calcutta. He authored, The Circus Came To My Island' (Spare Change Press, Ohio) and "A Place For Your Ghost Animals" (Ripple Effect Publications, Colorado Springs) and his forthcoming book is "Herding My Thoughts To The Slaughterhouse".

Kushal Poddar

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Who Stood Still After The Moment Passed

A shiver ambulates somewhere.
Hnnn. Hnnn, goes the siren. In
her bathroom she drops the blade
on the floor. Her wrist is
an uncut diamond with
all those shower beads.