Posts from: August 2020

Recording footprints: _ & _

Retracing footsteps – It was absolutely a soulful experience playing Judge to the Book Review Competition by SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, and interacting with bright and soul-searching law students who keep the abstract alive by writing their hearts and souls in poetry, and short stories and their concrete further alive by understand law…

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Buzz buzz…

Recently, a para-sahitya (literary parasite) said to me – “Your poems have a long way to go …” I said “Of course! and I am working each day on bettering my craft. I don’t sit on laurels – appreciation or prizes, but I hope you too invest less time in my journey and look at…

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Poetry & taboo

It was wonderful discussing poetic forms – haiku, haibun, free verse yesterday at the workshop with Kena Shree, and reading immediate writings of participants. Taboo topics – infertility, menstruation, incest, molestation had space through poetry without squirming skirmishes of raised-eyebrows or blank faces. Mid-day coverage, thanks to the astute Dalreen Ramos.

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