Sugar Mule #43


guest-edited by
  Soniah Kamal

cover art by
  Swati Gupta

INTRODUCTION

Acknowledgments
                              

MEMOIR

Hafiza Nilofar Khan
Crossing Borders on the Wings of Language   
Tazeen Javed
Losing Home
Amulya Malladi
How I Learned the Meaning of Religion
Kannan Arunasalam
The Inconvenient Truth
Sharbari Ahmed
Oh My America
Ravibala Shenoy
and P.D. Kasbekar

Deus Ex Machina
John Matthews
Migrants Travails in the Desert Kingdom
Ravi Shankar
The Porous Life
Roshi Fernando
Photos
Richard Crasta
Grandpa’s House and Young Rebellion
Summer Pervez
My Sister, My Friend
Shehla Anjum
A Scoop of Generosity
Anu Kumar
All the F Words
Abira Ashfaq
Fragments
Sarita Sarvate
When I Crossed the Border
Victor Rangel Riberio
Honey, I’m Home
Soniah Kamal
Kashmir Calling
POETRY

Shikha Malaviya
If Sita Had met Persephone
The Arc of a Fallen Lash
Faith is for the Taking
Vivimarie VanderPoorten
Burial II
Victory Day, Sri Lanka 19th May 2012
Crime and Punishment
Shadab Zeest Hashmi
Writing to My Maker From the Cafe Between Afghanistan and Pakistan
On My Bravest I'll Bestow a Burka
Dear Partitioned Dead
Athena Kashyap
Devil's Daughters
Holy Whores
Hijra
Waqas Khwaja
Dreams
Farewell
Ilona Yusuf
Gravity
Landscape
Minal Hajratwala
Pantheon
Midnight in the Hall of Buddhas
Sudeep Sen
The Wailing Wall, Revisited
Anish Kapoor
Fawzia Afzal-Khan
Mai
Kiss
Mehvash Amin
Alexander at Multan
At the Traffic Lights
Moeen Faruqi
Sandline, 1942
Transmigration
Alamgir Hashmi
The Alien
Dipika Mukherjee
Migration, Exile...These are Men's Words
Guan Yin in the Huangshan
Prathiba Kelapure
Stranger
Jessu John
Lines and Spaces
The Possession of States
Tabish Khair
Lorca in New York
The Birds of North Europe
FICTION

Manish Chauhan
The Country
Somnath Mukherji
Crossing Over
Daya Dissanyake
The Clone
Anjali Enjeti
Homeland
R. K. Biswas
Threshold
Rasana Atreya
Grandson Inherits House
Sayantani Dasgupta
Another Life
Shikha Malaviya
Bound by a Continent
Nalini Pai
Fences
Yasin Choudhary
Surviving on Hope
Parul Kapur Hinzen
Goddess Underground
Sanjana Balaraman
The Enemy of Love
Sabyn Javeri-Jillani
The Session