Urgent Poetry

In urgent timesPoetry turns Polemic For a reasonWhen art itself is not response enough Poetry drips realityArundhati writes fiction as real it can getPoetry needs an intimate urgency too———————

Tanking, a Poem

Nation Building is synonym for sacrifice Rituals and Totems of the Nation StateThe Flag, The Anthem, The Parliament Are all vitalAcademia is as wellHuman Development indicators matter A Tank is not one of themNo wonder we trail our neighbours As progress is blinkered And the Nation Is an imagined community With people at its coreWhich … More Tanking, a Poem