Kushal Poddar


The Dead Stars

On the old cable
drops of oblivion
settle in seriatim.

Fog stills the sky.
Smoke adds
strokes to the mist.

From a dusty
What’s On The TV
I gather death’s itinerary.



Kushal Poddar, widely published in several countries, presently lives at Kolkata and is editor of the online magazine Words Surfacing. He authored The Circus Came To My Island (Spare Change Press, Ohio), A Place For Your Ghost Animals (Ripple Effect Publishing, Colorado Springs), and Understanding The Neighborhood (BRP, Australia). His forthcoming venture is Scratches Within.  https://www.facebook.com/KushalTheWriter/

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