Amit Majmudar’s latest collection of poetry is Heaven and Earth. His second novel, The Abundance, was published in March. (August 2013)

IN THE REVIEW

Neuroscience

What used to be illusory Is measured now in real mists Of neurochemicals Nothing neural is chimerical The “Mind” is nothing, while the Brain Is nothing if not realist Assaying with a fine-tuned spine Its parts per …

Immigration and Naturalization

We were that raghead family Catching rainfall in a still. The old famines had us spooked, Thirst-myths passed on to us sons By our drunk, teary father, Smack of rock still on his tongue. Once he had to bite his tongue, …