Earth. Poems for Veronik by Adil Jussawalla. Published in 2023 by Paperwall Publishing, A/103 – Krishna Residences, 379, Cardinal Gracious Rd, Chakala, Andheri  (E), 400099, email:; website:  Pp: vii + 11. Price: Rs 100, $ 6, € 5, £ 4. The cover has a rich patina of burnt caramel. A blade of green thrusts its thin dagger from a horizontal line at the lower end. The poet’s name, like that of a Samurai, lies under the surface as though threatening to spring into action. Those who are familiar with the name Adil Jussawalla (pictured) know that he makes his......

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