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Three Prose Poems

Sharmistha Mohanty

‘And the evening wind from over the sea makes that threadbare self billow like a tattered sail, all that resisted it now become the air on which it rises.’

Sharmistha Mohanty

Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of three works of fiction, Book One, New Life, and Five Movements in Praise. She has also translated a selection of Rabindranath Tagore’s prose works, Broken Nest and Other Stories. Currently she is working on a book of poems, I Make New the Song Born of Old as well as a book of prose texts. Mohanty has most recently participated in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016-17 with a poetry and sound installation. She is the founder-editor of the online literature journal Almost Island. She lives in Mumbai.

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