Poetry: Milan Mondal

Milan Mondal
A vicenarian, Professor and poet, Milan Mondal, paces on the ground of both common and esoteric subjects with his creative feet. The stamp of his creative corpus is found in Setu: Bilingual, Borderless Journal, EKL Review, and Shimmer Spring: Poetry and Prose among others. He may be reached at milanmondalapengnrc19@gmail.com..

The Mark


I was put inside a bag

As a bus ran over me

Head smashed; torso bisected.


Inside a gloomy chamber

Dissected I lied.

My husband was summoned to the room

“Labia Majora were more fleshy”, he said to the expert.


I was labelled “UNCLAIMED”.




The Fate


Butterfly in the belly

Remained unheard to the world.


I cared not

To attend my clients

Without protection.


As he started his ‘exercise’

I farted loudly

And was rejected unpaid

With the bonus of STD[i].



[i] Sexually transmitted diseases

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