• Li Shangyin: Two Poems

    Upon entering a shrine, it seems to hold ghosts / The belly of an abbess suggests pregnancy / Behind a heavy curtain, the suggestion of people

    By Li Shangyin

  • Fatimah Asghar: Two Poems

    They send flowers before guns now / all the thorns plucked from the stems. / An order to weave the dirge / before the mortar sings.

    By Fatimah Asghar

  • Fortune and Riot

    ‘The Korean community has a special name for the LA riots: Sa-I-Gu, Four-Two-Nine, the day it all began.’

    By MK Hall

  • Papad

    At the short end of Bombay’s boom-to-bust cycle

    By Suketu Mehta