Book Review of Insta Gita
Review of a Poetry Collection.
Derek Walcott: A Memorial.
A Review of a Poetry Collection.
Best known poems, evoking unfathomable depth of feeling.
There are two kinds of people : the ones who make lists for everything and the ones who abhor list making. I firmly belong to category one. I feel that lists are made not just by type As but by perfectly normal procrastinators as well. List making is in fact an art form. There is plenty of poetry… Continue reading Let Me Count the Ways
Those tiny flowers peeping through the wooden slats of the gate remind me of ragworts and Anne Stevenson’s beautiful poem…
They won’t let railways alone, those yellow flowers.
They are that remorseless joy of deteliction
darkest banks exhale like vivid breath
as bricks divide to let them root between.
How every falling place concots their smile,
taking what’s left and making a song of it.
Anne Stevenson (b. 1933)
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