Thursday, June 30, 2022


POEM : T.S. Eliot reads his famous work, The Love Song of J. Alfred...

POEM In the video T.S. Eliot reads his second-most famous work, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock  (Prufrock) first published in 1915.   

The Sublime Prayers of Redemption

At this moment of psychic bewilderment and statistics of death, the poet’s sublime prayers enchant our souls, and make us feel the rhythm of life and death

Louise Gluck Wins the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

As the American poet wins the Nobel Prize, we share one of her most known poems with our readers.

POEM |  School Reminiscence 

A young poet pens down his memories of childhood and school days in the poem that follows. 

On Death and a Poetic Celebration of Life

Even though the pandemic-induced despair makes us see only the ugliness of death, it is still possible to celebrate life. And great poets like Walt Whitman and Rabindranath Tagore sought to walk with us, and make us see and feel the sacred meaning of this celebration.

Migration, Poverty and Some Unanswered Questions from Odisha

Amid poverty, young men from Odisha migrate to cities in search of livelihoods but what does the city give them in return?

Mamata Banerjee’s Poem Asks, ‘What is the Address of Democracy’?

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s poem ‘Thikana’ is about the threat to Indian democracy in the present times.

T M Krishna’s powerful rendition in the aftermath of the Centre’s valley crackdown

Well known Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna posted a two minute video on Twitter reciting the poem, Postcard from Kashmir, composed by Agha Shahid Ali.

Walking the Streets

Jibanananda Das was possibly the greatest Bengali poet in the post-Tagore generation. Here is a poem that takes us to the deeper layers of human consciousness filled with inexplicable longing, memory and nostalgia.

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