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Eddie Huang
Poetry

SHARED JOYS

At global village We are the happiest beings.   We’ve trammelled long grass, cut forests Mined earth’s gold out of its aching belly, Made holes in sky.   Happy, as

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Critical

USABILITY OF LITERATURE

Alvin Kernan Alvin Kernan, Prof. of Humanities, Princeton University in his Death of Literature (1990) calls literature as a ‘piece of useless logwood.’ And he cited roughly three major reasons

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Poetry

A HOUSEMAID

Hair dishevelled, Vermillion cleansed, Skin creased, eyes sunken, Face dry, and voice choked.   I ask, ‘What’s wrong?’ ‘Your uncle died.’ ‘How?’ ‘Just a fall from bed at day break.’

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Short Fiction

BURYING JUTE PLANTS

“My boy, where do I bury my dying jute plants? The canals, the ditches and the rivers are dry as a bone. There was not a cloud in the sky,”

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Poetry

O, LOVELY TREES

O, lovely trees! In winter you shed And in spring you bloom   In hot summer days Under your shade Peasants rest, birds carouse.   Or in some dusky days

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