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The Delhi Starter Pack: The Triumvirate
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The Delhi Starter Pack: The Triumvirate

Three things in Delhi shaped me, the very three things no one can escape: The school of thought, the travel and the houses I have lived in. I call it my Delhi starter pack, my triumvirate | Poetry by Jhinuk Sen

K Srilata’s new book of poems is a beautiful blend of un-belonging, longing, living and loving
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K Srilata’s new book of poems is a beautiful blend of un-belonging, longing, living and loving

The poems in K Srilata’s The Unmistakable Presence of Absent Humans, written over the last four or five years though she had begun work on some even earlier, come across as quite intimate, almost autobiographical in nature

Urvashi Bahuguna’s debut poetry collection Terrarium is delicately crafted and rich in detail
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Urvashi Bahuguna’s debut poetry collection Terrarium is delicately crafted and rich in detail

Urvashi Bahuguna’s poetry collection Terrarium from The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective is a beautiful little book, with a deliciously delicate cover.

Urvashi Bahuguna on her poetry collection Terrarium, growing up in Goa, finding her way back to writing
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Urvashi Bahuguna on her poetry collection Terrarium, growing up in Goa, finding her way back to writing

Urvashi Bahuguna’s debut poetry manuscript Terrarium won The Great Indian Poetry Collective’s Emerging Writer’s Prize.

Satyajit Sarna’s debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on earth
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Satyajit Sarna’s debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on earth

The Profane is Delhi-based Satyajit Sarna’s first collection of poetry and has “poems of heartbreak and disillusion, of loneliness and mortality, but also of passion for life on earth, in all its mud and glory”.

The First Summer After You, And Other Poems
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The First Summer After You, And Other Poems

This collection of five poems deals with the themes of beginnings or endings in some way. The featured poets include Urvashi Bahuguna, Manik Sharma, Mihir Vatsa, Rohini Kejriwal and Maya Palit.

In Maharashtra's Shirgaon village, a 'farmer poet' defies stereotypes, seeks freedom through her words
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In Maharashtra's Shirgaon village, a 'farmer poet' defies stereotypes, seeks freedom through her words

Suvarna Maskar's first poem was published within a few months in 2008 in a Marathi daily Pudhari.

Two Full Moons review: Vinita Agrawal's intimate new book is a nourishing mix of imagistic, surreal poems
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Two Full Moons review: Vinita Agrawal's intimate new book is a nourishing mix of imagistic, surreal poems

Vinita Agrawal’s fourth book of poems, Two Full Moons is a constellation of moments that are hauntingly visceral one second and deeply intimate in the very next.

Then There Were No Witnesses: Ahilan’s poetry bears powerful testimony to Sri Lankan civil war
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Then There Were No Witnesses: Ahilan’s poetry bears powerful testimony to Sri Lankan civil war

Almost through the thirty years of the civil war, Ahilan wrote poetry that now serves as witnesses to the various phases of war and its aftermath.

Watch: Kalki Koechlin's poem on noise is as multi-layered as her characters
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Watch: Kalki Koechlin's poem on noise is as multi-layered as her characters

Kalki Koechlin celebrated World Music Day by releasing a poem on 'Noise' which asks this generation to discern the disturbance and focus on the true voice.

Inequity of inequality: A lament in Gujarati
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Inequity of inequality: A lament in Gujarati

In the second part, Neerav Patel, pioneer of Dalit literature in Gujarat, poet extraordinaire, editor and translator, opens the window to his poetry.

Lost and found poems of a girl who liked sex
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Lost and found poems of a girl who liked sex

Nisha Susan's verses about a girl who liked sex, with illustrations by Ramya Kannabiran Tella

Vikram Seth's new book of poems to be released this october, 25 years after previous one
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Vikram Seth's new book of poems to be released this october, 25 years after previous one

Novelist and poet Vikram Seth's new book of poems, which comes 25 years after the previous one, will be released this October,

Like Mamata, like Modi: Now Gujarat CM's poems out in English
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Like Mamata, like Modi: Now Gujarat CM's poems out in English

Sixty-seven poems by Narendra Modi on subjects as diverse as patriotism, love, nature, friendship and progress will be published in English but in none of them does the BJP's prime ministerial candidate speak about politics or his family.