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Adreyo Sen

Adreyo Sen is currently a student at Stony Brook, Southampton. He has been published in Danse Macabre, Garbanzo, and Cannon’s Mouth. Read his poems: The Ghost, The Lost Children, and The Despot. Advertisements

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The Ghost

Some ghosts we keep close to our hearts. Even if our hearts beat the frenzied beat of raven wings against a cage made of glass. You’re one such ghost, my love. Sometimes I wonder if you were ever real, if … Continue reading

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The Lost Children

The loss of a child is the death of a promise, but also a still-life painting of what could have been, in surreal shades of yellow and red. Children have the unfashionable ambition of becoming firemen and policewomen, maybe even … Continue reading

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The Despot

In the court of my childhood, I was an Oriental despot. My rich robes were my frog-patterned pajamas and my scepter was my sister’s ancient ruler. My sister was my Schezerhade. Captive to my cruel fancies till she turned the … Continue reading

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