Magadh, Shrikant Verma's crowning achievement, was published in Hindi in 1984 and is one of the key works of late 20th century Indian poetry. Speaking both archly and urgently through unre...
Days Will Come Back
Kamal Dev Pall
Days Will Come Back is probably the first Punjabi Dalit poetry collection which has been translated into English. Poems in it are simmering with the smell of revolution that the soil of Pu...
Jacinta Kerketta has in a short time succeeded in becoming acclaimed in the Hindi literary world due to her consistent creativity. The alertness and efficiency with which she has introduced a parti...
Thema Book of Naxalite Poetry
The poem consists of three stanzas each comprising six lines composed in the Bengali metrical pattern Aksherbritta or Poyar. The title of this lyric poem, 'Banalata Sen', is a female character refe...
Give Us This Day a Feast of Flesh
Where the word becomes flesh, where reason is dazzled and magic reigns supreme: in that world delves Rajkumar. Sensuous and ferocious, the poetry of Rajkumar cracks open a world that offers the mod...
Ram Dayal Munda,
Ratan Singh Manki
In the present context of concern for the environment, the relevance of this story is self-evident. The current global warming and consequential fear of rain—fire and deluge is not mythical but r...
Ranjani Murali's lines are usually triggered by immediate experience or by an experience intentionally recollected to stress its immediacy: what actually happened, what body and mind experienced at...