It is laconic, not quite cynical, resigned yet nevertheless still searching sensibility that Nongkynrih fully realizes in Time’s Barter. Given his ability to convey multiple competing impressions within a few lines, Nongkynrih’s turn to Haiku and Senryu in the collection makes sense.
Author: Michael Scharf
Michael Scharf is a poet based in Shillong and New York. His most recent collection is For Kid Rock / Total Freedom.