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Book Review: Linda Ashok’s ‘whorelight’

By Mosarrap H Khan
Ashok’s poems work best when the depiction of violence is etched in minimal language, disembodied, like a hand across the shoulder, as if with the deft touch of a painter’s single brush-stroke.

Three Poems

By Linda Ashok
I have been busy complimenting 
strangers on the footpath
and proposing to store-keepers
how poetry can really glam up
their interiors.

Book Review: Five Malayali Poets Champion Erotica

By Linda Ashok
This anthology is the best permutation of scientia sexualis and ars erotica; this anthology does help us measure that erotica is beyond casual pandering to commercial sex or an ordinary arousal, it is the arousal of craft, of language, of experiences, beyond the literal.

Two Poems

By Linda Ashok
There’s an eye in every injury for the world to see the wound
like a black bird masked in snow longing to stay