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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 9, Number 4, December 2015

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Paresh Tiwari
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Banyan Baba

He has a solution for everything. Lover’s tiff and job loss. Heartbreak and chronic gas. New backache and old pain in the arse. Childlessness and over fertility. Marriage problems and unwanted bachelorhood or spinsterhood. Jealous neighbours and philandering husbands. Frigid wives and sexed up mistresses.

Last night he rolled an amulet with hog-hair, meant to keep the wearer wallowing in eternal wealth, and sold it for a hundred bucks.

alley puddle . . .
a paper boat glides
over the stars

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