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27th Death Anniversary -Seven Poems of Revolutionary Poet Paash

Paash, whose real name was Avtar Sandhu, was gunned down by Sikh separatists on March 23, 1988. It was a sheer coincidence that his murder came on a historic day that commemorated the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh and his two… Continue Reading →

Main bhi Kafir, Tu Bhi Kafir – Salman Haider #Poetry

    पाकिस्तान के एक मशहूर शायर सलमान हैदर की एक कविता ‘मैं भी काफ़िर, तू भी काफ़िर” इन दिनों चर्चा का विषय बनी हुई है और पाकिस्तान में इस कविता पर विवाद भी हो रहा है। (न सिर्फ पाकिस्तान… Continue Reading →

#RIP- Poet, Author and Civil rights activist Maya Angelou dies at 86

The celebrated poet, author and civil rights activist passed away on Wednesday in her North Carolina home By Faith Karimi, CNN updated 9:41 AM EDT, Wed May 28, 2014 2013 Maya Angelou discusses MLK’s dream (CNN) — Maya Angelou, a renowned poet,… Continue Reading →

From Mumbai jail, Sachin mali, Kabir Kala Manch poet writes about life on the run

    Sachin Mali of the Kabir Kala Manch will release a new collection of his work next week.   Mridula Chari      It could have been a regular poetry reading, with Girish Karnad as the chief guest, and… Continue Reading →

#Sundayreading -Poet Namdeo Dhasal – A Panther In Life

Namdeo Dhasal has left behind words that will outlast his political trajectory. Meena Kandasamy remembers the iconic Marathi poet and writer MEENA KANDASAMY 2014-01-25 , Issue 4 Volume 11     Namdeo Dhasal (15 February 1949 – 15 January 2014) “Death is… Continue Reading →

#RIP – Namdeo Dhasal – ‘ Poet of the Underworld’

Thematic implications and metaphorical expressions of marginality in Namdeo Dhasal’s ‘ Poet of the Underworld   Courtesy —  sachin ketkar  Prof. RAKESH NAMBIAR (M.A. Hons. research / PET / NET)ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISHSATHAYE COLLEGE, Ville Parle (E)[email protected]  Abstract  … Continue Reading →

Mumbai- Kabir Festival all set to mesmerise : Block Jan 8th -12th

By Keyur Seta – The fact that Saint Kabir’s numerous poetries and other works of literature are still delighting people from various walks of life speaks volumes about his greatness. It is the efforts of many self-motivated societies that have… Continue Reading →

Poet Mohammed al-Ajami will spend 15 years in prison for his Arab Spring-inspired poem #FOE

Qatar: A poet sits in a desert cell for reciting his work at home Op-Ed: Poet Mohammed al-Ajami will spend 15 years in prison for his Arab Spring-inspired poem — unless Qatar’s new emir can be convinced to grant him a… Continue Reading →

#India – Namdeo Dhasal, the Dalit poet of rage , forgotten #mustread

Smruti Koppikar, Hindustan Times September 25, 2013 Text messages on What’s App have a strange way of blurring the line between the formal and the informal, the public and the personal. This one did the latter last Saturday evening: “Noted… Continue Reading →

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