Dear Mr Padhy
With the Atlas Poetica Special Feature Snipe Rising From a Marsh – Birds in Tanka, over 250 poems were received from 65 contributors across 10 countries – the following piece of yours is one of only 25 chosen:
leaves its message
the old man still awaits
his son’s return from battle
Indian sparrow: Passer indicus bactrianus
Berhampur, Orissa, India
Pravat Kumar Padhy, Orissa, India
Please carefully proofread all of the text inserted above, before confirming/ correcting its wording/ details by return email to me as soon as possible.
In that same email, also please include a biographical sketch (75 words maximum).
Editor M. Kei encourages all contributors to this Special Feature to make submissions to Atlas Poetica itself, using this link:
While asking me to advise you that Snipe Rising From a Marsh should be posted on the Atlas Poetica website in March, 2012, M. Kei has also begged for your patience in advance, if delays happen to occur due to his other commitments.
More precise information about a release date will be provided in due course.
The quality of your submission to this project is greatly appreciated – congratulations!
All the very best of luck for the New Year,
Snipe Rising From a Marsh – Birds in Tanka