It may seem odd that we get pleasure from sad songs.
Of long conversations over a sugary cup of tea and mellow afternoons extending into starry, melancholic nights.
Tapping into nostalgia is a fundamentally conservative project, designed to arrest the future that we still desperately need to construct.
Siddharth Dasgupta has the heart of a nomad and it comes across beautifully in his collection titled 'A Movable East'.
Muslims in our part Kannur practice the ‘beena marriage’ wherein the husband joins the wife in her ancestral home but holds little to no power in the household.
A personal poetic piece on experiencing cultural alienation and isolation in the city of dreaming spires.
On my Dida's death and the constant fear of losing your loved ones.
A poem on two grandfathers waiting for their children and grandchildren – one in 1947 and the other in 2023.
'From blue skies to narrow minds, from green grass to bigoted adults.'
A poem about a long lost memory.