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


V.S. Rakenduvadhana is an Indian writer, poet, visual artist, and filmmaker based in Helsinki. Her diurnal energies are also devoted to her work as a neuroscientist. She has had a lifelong nocturnal affair with philosophy, music, and art in its many forms. Her works are now published/emerging in various literary magazines including The Vital Sparks, In Parentheses, Camas, Rigorous, Landlocked Magazine and decomp; while she works on her first novella. Website:

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An augury

The viridity of grey matter
Has lost itself to a riddle.
The snake has bitten its tail,
And the swallow is the sky.
If the sound of sere kisses
Shall cease to graze my feet;
So will the throes of youth.