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Portrait of a Verse

Artist Tarsem Singh is putting Punjab’s poets and songwriters in the spotlight through poetry, films, and sketches.

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful! Poetry inspired by the moon

Myth, metaphor or metonym? How do poets listen to their eternal muse? What do they see in it?


As slam poetry finds favour among millennials, someone reminds us of Kabir’s verse

Is slam poetry really a new form of poetry or did it always exist in the form of Kavi Sammelan, Mushaira, and even Kabir's verses in India?

Kerala to host global poetry fest with racism as theme     

The 11th edition of Kritya International Poetry Festival, whose theme is 'Poetry against Xenophobia and Racism' will be held in the Kerala capital beginning from November 9 and will continue for three days.

Music of a People

Lawyer-turned-artist Askari Naqvi brings elegiac poetry to the centre with Soz Khwani, a traditional art form of Shia Muslims

Meet the poet weaver who thinks big with his small loom

He weaves not just silk but words too. Like Kabir, he does poetry when he weaves and finds inspiration for his words from the weave and waft.


In between the lines

He believes that poetry is the evidence of life,an armour of the soul,also its disrobe.

Buenos Aires to get a taste of Indian poetry

Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K will read his new poems written during his stay and travels in Latin America.

Rabindranath Tagore's unpublished poems to see the light of day

The book 'Knockings at my heart' has around 81 such-poems which will soon be released by Roli Books.

Poetry is my earnest & natural expression, says Manmohan Singh Mitwa

Manmohan Singh Mitwa releases his book at Punjab Kala Bhawan

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Poetry on lamps, Oh my god cabin: Hottest Diwali gifts this season

If you are confused over what to gift relatives and friends on Diwali, or scan through some quirky gift options, check out this gallery.