• Book Review: Architecture of Flesh

    Book Review: Architecture of Flesh

    This collection is exquisitely bizarre and, to truly enjoy, one requires a slightly nonchalant sense of humour. It is like cold-brewed black coffee or Lars Von Trier movies- Jeena Mary Chacko
  • The Voice of Ashrafh Fayadh in 7 Languages

    The Voice of Ashrafh Fayadh in 7 Languages

    For the last year, poet Ashraf Fayadh has been detained in the Saudi city of Abha without clear legal charges beyond having “ideas that do not suit the Saudi society,” based on a reader’s complaint about Fayadh’s 2008 poetry collection, Instructions Within.
  • Nazm Faiz ke: An Essay by Huzaifa Pandit

    Nazm Faiz ke: An Essay by Huzaifa Pandit

    ...you claim that the war is long over? Is it really over? If it is over then why can our blood not paint the annals of freedom red with colours of a vibrant humanistic democracy? If the war is really over why then do we wait? Huzaifa Pandit
  • The ‘Lake’ in October: An Essay by George Szirtes

    The ‘Lake’ in October: An Essay by George Szirtes

    In the case of ‘Lake’ Clarissa and I were in Ireland, in small town called Nenagh very close to Lough Derg and an even smaller community, Dromineer... George Szirtes reflects on his poem 'LAKE'.
  • Committing Poetry to Memory- Part II

    Committing Poetry to Memory- Part II

    Chris Nealon on "On being arrested by Yeats, W.B" In queer communities – we had begun calling ourselves “queer” – tenderness and solicitude were becoming forms of militancy...
  • In memoriam of the lives lost in the war against humanity

    In memoriam of the lives lost in the war against humanity

    What could a poem do – especially a poem about love? Is the poem, the essay, the photo – self indulgent when what we need is something more dangerous… something more equal to the assault against our lives?
  • The most expensive ‘Lighght’ ever!

    The most expensive ‘Lighght’ ever!

    ‘Lighght’, therefore, is not part of a textual image-building exercise – it is the image and the word in one. It has no reading procedure to it: It is swallowed whole at first sight, and is therefore felt, than interpreted.
  • Committing Poetry to Memory- Part I

    Committing Poetry to Memory- Part I

    Robert Archambeau on "Poems You Carry in Your Head" When I ask students to memorize poems longer than, say, a sonnet, they tend to balk. But then I tell them that actors routinely memorize vast swathes of text, and that I've known
  • Architecture of Flesh by Ravi Shanker

Book Review: Architecture of Flesh

March 11th, 2016|0 Comments

This collection is exquisitely bizarre and, to truly enjoy, one requires a slightly nonchalant sense of humour. It is like cold-brewed black coffee or Lars Von Trier movies- Jeena Mary Chacko
  • Frida Kahlo

The Voice of Ashrafh Fayadh in 7 Languages

January 12th, 2016|0 Comments

For the last year, poet Ashraf Fayadh has been detained in the Saudi city of Abha without clear legal charges beyond having “ideas that do not suit the Saudi society,” based on a reader’s complaint about Fayadh’s 2008 poetry collection, Instructions Within.
  • Faiz

Nazm Faiz ke: An Essay by Huzaifa Pandit

November 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

...you claim that the war is long over? Is it really over? If it is over then why can our blood not paint the annals of freedom red with colours of a vibrant humanistic democracy? If the war is really over why then do we wait? Huzaifa Pandit
  • Lake

The ‘Lake’ in October: An Essay by George Szirtes

October 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

In the case of ‘Lake’ Clarissa and I were in Ireland, in small town called Nenagh very close to Lough Derg and an even smaller community, Dromineer... George Szirtes reflects on his poem 'LAKE'.
  • George Redhawk

Committing Poetry to Memory- Part II

October 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Chris Nealon on "On being arrested by Yeats, W.B" In queer communities – we had begun calling ourselves “queer” – tenderness and solicitude were becoming forms of militancy...

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