The Speeding Train by Shobana Gomes

A little girl of six She sits legs folded beneath her Watching for the speeding train, As it whizzes past her She is enthralled by its speed and time is lost to her within the seconds of its speed -SHOBANA GOMES Shobana Gomes lives in sunny Malaysia. She believes that poetry is a culmination of…

A Balloon by Dr. Shailja Sharma

A balloon  flew  off my car and got lost on the highway I think it was my childhood I had to keep  driving It had not popped though I realized when I met my brother yesterday after 100 long years -DR. SHAILJA SHARMA This poem was first published in Literary Yard in July 2021.  It is…

Savages by Bogdan Dragos

Wasn’t the best house for a five-year-old It was just a small room above the bar his mother worked in and it was open until late at night and he couldn’t sleep because of the noise He imagined savages going at each other, fighting to the death, and then laughing in celebration of victory and…