POET TO NOTICE: Sreemanti Sengupta

We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: Sreemanti Sengupta
We hope you enjoy these 4 haiku as much as we did.



The poet’s house
went from
verse to verse



He made love
like a
fasting dog



Their marriage
was like a
clown’s smile



A nun
at the confession box
Christmas in the air


Sreemanti Sengupta writes experimental fiction and poetry. She has been widely published in the print and electronic media in places like Mad Swirl, Paragraph Planet, Certain Circuits, Bare Hands Poetry, Onager Editions, Ppigpen, Blink, Visual Verse and many more. Her published works have been read at the City Lights Book Store in New York and her haikus translated to French by celebrated poet-collagist Bruno Sourdin. Sreemanti has self published ‘First Person’, an experimental novella in collaboration. She is also the editor at her self-run ezine ‘The Odd Magazine’ (now in its 16th edition) which features alternative creative art, poetry, photography, interviews and more from across the globe. She is now working towards expanding the ezine to the print format namely, ‘Odd Books’ – a series of sharp short minis with artist collaborations from across the globe.


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