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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 12, Number 3, September 2018
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Salil Chaturvedi
Goa, India


Out of Character

It’s almost midnight. I’m on my way home after watching a play. I cross the river on the ferry and drive on the arterial road of the island, still thinking of the long tresses of the actress. The road curves around the central hill. The river bends whitely in the distance. Then I feel it—a distinct pull on the waters of the body. I inhale the cool night air and let go.

a boat
    adrift in the river—
        august moon


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