When poetry transmits airborne, imagination-borne, sound-borne through lockdowns and padlocks, it might become more lethal than a virus. Thank you, Ashwani Kumar, for curating such an inclusive online poetry fest. You inspire. Dear Friends, You are welcome to the hearings, with or without red herrings.
Posts from: March 2020
I’m thinking about the power of love during lockdown. Romantic poems that earlier faded against other themes, these days seem like the only recourse. Joao-Roque Literary Journal, Issue #16 / Edited by Selma Carvalho. What do you think? Click to view.
21 March. World Poetry Day. As we reel pensive, holding our breaths between prayer and poetry, Makers India has incl. me in a compilation by Athira Nair ‘These 5 Women Poets From India Are Winning the World’. Click to read.
And my tribute to nature with video-poem ‘Anthill‘. When all else fails, love redeems. For Poetry Paradigm. #poetryparadigm #unesco #worldpoetryday #worldpoetryday2020 #coronavirus #stayathome For more poems, visit – https://www.facebook.com/pckc2i/
What joy to have my haibun ‘Palimpsest’ read and interpreted by four spectacular haijins/haibuneers whose works I have admired and included in my workshops. 4 interpretations. Review of Palimpset Maybe we should do this for more poetry?