*Appears in Sahitya Akademi’s anthology on contemporary Indian poetry, titled 21st Century Indian Poetry in English (Jan: Feb 2017, Edited by AJ Thomas)
I have attempted to chart how an endearing poem is personalized, by writing one.
‘A mother’s love often fashions a kind of eternity’ – Requiem for a Son, Kamala Das Tonight, I met the loneliest woman on earth, crossing the slow moving […]
I had stumbled upon a few works of Tyeb Mehta last fall in Mumbai. It was a while before the awe-inspiring vision of the artist settled in my mind. To […]
forgotten tales from pre-nirbhaya But she found man resolved to go, So she went out with him, deathwards tending; And yet God she’d scarcely got to know.1 † † † […]
The blessed will not care what angle they are regarded from, Having nothing to hide. – In Praise of Limestone, WH Auden (1948) As the sun sets over your naked […]