Open Your Eyes: an anthology on climate change features my story ‘Saturnalia’

Open Your Eyes: an anthology on climate change, edited by Vinita Agrawal, investigates human relationships with the natural world. Each poem/prose offers a unique perspective on the environment in its own style. Each contributor has interpreted the theme broadly, exploring the issue in different ways—physical, spiritual or emotional through their own unique cultural lens. As…

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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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