your girl’s name does not have
an ‘S’ beginning.
His mother suffered a sister-in-law.
She blacklisted the names with S.
His father too has an S name.
Yesterday’s rain raised the snakes.
They hiss beneath the windows,
in the garden.
Kushal Poddar (1977- ) resides in the city of Kolkata, India. Apart from poetries, he has written fictions and scripts for television mini-series as well.His English poems have been published in online and print magazines all over the world. He is the author of “All Our Fictional Dreams” and has been published in “Poor Poet’s Pantry: Collaborative Poems”. The forthcoming book is “Surviving Cyber Life”.