'How do you make art that makes broken look beautiful?'
Near Dreams of a Distant Future
Fuelled by the despair caused by ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, the poet addresses the futility of war.
From Whistling Arrows to Battle Cries, Ancient Soldiers Used Sound To Frighten and Confuse Enemies
Since antiquity people have harnessed sound as a weapon, and the practice continues – in new high-tech ways – today.
An Unresponsive Embassy, Hate Comments: A Student’s Experience of the Ukraine War
When Rahim expressed herself online, she was blamed by many – including her own kin – for the ineffectiveness of the Indian embassy, and was also accused of spreading …
Heartache Before Heartbeat
The poem explores a teacher's attempt to provoke thought about the vulnerability of soldiers in Northeast India.
The ‘Glory’ of War
What do you see when you hear the word ‘war’?
Duties of the Powerful, Rights of the Weak
A poem on the power dynamics between the state and the populace, the powerful and the weak.