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


Sneha Subramanian Kanta concurs it more vital to arrive to the right questions than live out some long day into answers. The thematic paradigms of borders and settlement are key areas of interest, as are the innumerable, untold stories of the anthropocene. Her work is forthcoming in Fallujah Magazine, AMP Hofstra University's diglit magazine, Dialog Journal and elsewhere. Her poem 'At Dusk with the Gods' won the Alfaaz (Kalaage) prize. A recipient of the prestigious GREAT scholarship, she is pursuing her second postgraduate degree in literature in the England.

Sneha Subramanian Kanta

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There they go:
the foolish,
the cowardly –
to change some awkward
fate when the facts are
unchanged –
but no one speaks about these things.

Sue says it is the same in
America, so Britain suits her
Marie is not looked here
as different,
France is the near neighbor.

– all of them then offer
me side glances

but sue is obviously not her real name.
we are not taught to speak the truth.