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Issue # 8 September 2012
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Natalidita NK is a graduate of Delhi University. Her career as a juggler of English Literature and content development for youth employment skills curricula is coming to an end, but her journey as a poet has just begun.

Natalidita Ningthoukhongjam



Flecks of cotton propelled by the wind
Wish they would carry me along
Their elated flight, their haphazard dance
My ache of knowing shall then disperse
Into the all-absorbing air

And I'll be, oh I will be
The momentarily swallowed breath
That helps you live a little longer