THE RAINWilliam Cliff
la pluie tombait très droite dans la nuit perdue
rectiligne la pluie tombait sur le …
TANGO VIIAnne Carson
All myth is an enriched pattern,
a two-faced proposition,
allowing its operator to say one thing …
TANGO XXIIAnne Carson
Omens are for example hearing someone say victory as they pass you in the street
or to be …
TANGO XIIAnne Carson
You want to see how things were going from the husband’s point of view –
TANGO XIVAnne Carson
Today I have not won. But who can tell it I shall win tomorrow.
So he would say to himself going …
TANGO XIXAnne Carson
A wife is in the grip of being.
Easy to say Why not give up on this?
But let’s suppose your …
CHANGING TIMESChris Abani
Three minute spaghetti. Boil in the bag fish.
Pot noodle. A mug of Batchelor’s instant …
THE EXCOMMUNICATED Ashok Vajpeyi
From the heap of names, future and dried-up leaves
growing despair and incongruous childhood …
Like a bird
effortlessly, almost unseen
will come one day
the messenger of Death.
We will …
Consigned to a shallow river
are father’s mortal remains,
mother keeps appearing often
AT DUSK ALONEAshok Vajpeyi
The day will be brimming with people
night shelters full
we will find a place
only at …