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...
'Bombay' by Devanshi Khetarpal nominated by Trivarna Hariharani, on our Spot A Poem section today!
...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? ...
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'.
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...
'Meaning Sky' by Aryanil Mukherjee nominated by Saddiq Dzukogi, on our Spot A Poem section today!
'The woman who speaks to milk pots' by Menka Shivdasani nominated by The Poetry Mail, on our Spot A Poem section today!
'Dial-a-Poem' by Alvin Pang nominated by The Poetry Mail, on our Spot A Poem section today!
'Compound Life' by The Poetry Mail, nominated by The Poetry Mail on our Spot A Poem section today!
'Possibly Octagonal' by Sohini Basak, nominated by Lisa Amsler on our Spot A Poem section today!