Posts tagged #Poetry

Time to shift towards Hindi & Sanskrit poetry? My realisations

Reading poetry can be more than fun or pleasure if you are careful enough to take home the messages that these poets have for you. I have been reading poetry for many years now. I have been a student of English literature for a long and thanks to my academic background, I was introduced to the best and the worst of English poetry in those years of hard work and mind-boggling examinations. However, in the past two years, I have been drawn more and more to reading Hindi poetry and… Read More

An Apology for Shakespeare – review

An Apology for Shakespeare is a poetry collection by a well-known poet from Kerala, S A Joseph. A bold and innovative poetry tradition seems to be emerging when you see at the writings by him because, in those, S A Joseph has done the things which the poets generally don’t do or think of doing so. The poet has presented his book to the readers as a defence of poetry and the poet makes us think that he is writing his work to let people know that poetry is important… Read More