There are so many art forms which make you feel alive. But poetry, as an art form has always been special. Poetry is considered as the crown of literature and being poetic is more a condition than a profession. Poets, the ever-dramatic, most romantic and not much realistic, play with words and make beautiful verses
A video of one of Prankur Chaturvedi’s poems has run into difficulty because in it he highlighted the casual use of the phrase ‘anti-national’ in India – disagreement and criticism by an artist is not being anti-national.
Prankur Chaturvedi is a writer and poet living in Bombay. He has been performing for about a year now at different venues including Tuning Fork, The Hive, Pitaara-The Art Box, Of10. He has also collaborated with Chaayos for his solo show “Poetic Pleasure” wherein he recites his poems in a form of conversation between two people. Here he takes on our Q&A
Born on December 10, 1830, American poet Emily Dickinson’s reputation precedes her. Painted as an eccentric recluse, a spinster with a penchant for white dresses, the legends that have attached themselves to Dickinson are not only hard to shake, but often far from the truth.
A publishing project which is translating the 20 most culturally important works of writing in Romania into English has been recognised by a prestigious international literary festival.
Hannah Silva’s solo multimedia performance Panopticon will be shown as part of In the Flesh, at the Barbican, Plymouth, on Friday, November 13 at 9.35pm.
Have a read of Nan’s Handbag by Marcus Parnell from Paignton, which won the 2008 Devon Poetry competition organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington