shot glass
Issue # 7 May 2012
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


A native of Kolkata, India, Kushal Poddar (1977- ) writes poetries, fictions and scripts for television
His poems have been published in various online and print magazines all over the world. He is the author of
"All Our Fictional Dreams" and been published in "Poor Poet's Pantry: Collaborative Poems". The forthcoming book is "Surviving Cyber Life" and "Five Poets: An Anthology"

Kushal Poddar


The Knife

The knife lost its neatness.
I fold and refold the paper
forming a line for the blade
and still it makes a windy cut.
I show it to a child and he knows
it, a crocodile.