to see past the belly or Yemen, by Debasis Mukhopadhyay | I am not a silent poet

(for Antony Owen) bones roll emptily in failed bodies the puddle of skies so brilliant likeness of mouths fractured into the musk of food each air strike spangles eyes in every crevice millions across someone’s piano millions across your poem millions across my untitled sketches of babies so brilliant to scavenge their own deaths
— Read on iamnotasilentpoet.wordpress.com/2018/10/26/to-see-past-the-belly-or-yemen-by-debasis-mukhopadhyay/

to see past the belly or Yemen

Thanks Reuben Woolley for featuring this poem today on I am not silent poet (October 26, 2018).

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if i can’t see the poem i write & it grows open

A poem for Asifa Bano entitled “if i can’t see the poem i write & it grows open” is up today at I am not a silent poet (April 16, 2018). Thanks Reuben Woolley!

Read the poem here: if i can’t see the poem i write & it grows open

Thanks everyone!

ars poetica in my paintbox slips through the shithole

Another poem of mine is up today (January 13, 2018) at I am not a silent poet. Many thanks to Reuben Woolley!

Click here to read : ars poetica in my paintbox slips through the shithole

Thanks everyone!

poems for Ahed Tamimi

Honored to have had my poem entitled “slap” featured today (January 6, 2018) in I am not a silent poet alongside works by Antony R Owen & Reuben Woolley! Below are the links:

The Slapping by a Palestinian Girl by Antony Owen

silence my dear by Reuben Woolley

slap, for Ahed Tamimi by Debasis Mukhopadhyay

Photograph: Al Jazeera

Thanks everyone!

 

#bringbackourgirls

The new issue (vol. 8, issue 2, February 2017) of The Bitchin’ Kitsch is out (January 31, 2017), which includes my poem “#bringbackourgirls“. Many thanks to editor Chris Talbot-Heindl.

Click here to read : #bringbackourgirls (p. 27)

Note : #bringbackourgirls first appeared in different version in I am not a silent poet (April 14, 2014).

Thanks everyone!

Lorca’s body will never be found

I am  grateful & honored to see my poem “Lorca’s body will never be found” featured today in I am not a silent poet, the most immediate poetry press in Europe (November 9, 2016). My heartfelt thanks to Reuben Woolley for running the piece on a day like today!

Click here to read the poem : Lorca’s body will never be found

Thanks everyone!

(Note: Originally entitled “play & theory of the drunken boat“, this poem first appeared in different version in Manneqüin.Haüs on May 17, 2016.)

what good Halloween is to us

I would like to truly thank Reuben Woolley, editor of I am not a silent poet for publishing a poem of mine, entitled “what good is Halloween to us” (November 4, 2016).

Click here to read this poem : what good Halloween is to us

Thanks everyone!