A poem on a mother who made makeshift masks of cabbage leaves for her children in the northern Gaza strip.
Who will save us from a demon that we have birthed – stretching like emptiness for one and sucking up rationed air for another?
'Make room for hope.'
On April 18, 12-year-old Jamlo Makdam of Bijapur district in Chattisgarh died about 14 km from home after walking for days from Telangana where she worked in the chilli fields.
The mind wants to heal from trauma, but the body wants to survive – the double-edged sword of mental health hanging over India's poor during the pandemic.
Even under normal circumstances, truck drivers lives are not easy. With the pandemic, things have only worsened.
In his latest song, Delhi-based poet and musician Poojan Sahil mixes searing visuals and heartfelt lyrics on the plight of migrant workers during the national lockdown.