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Posts tagged ‘Slam Poetry’

Poem: We are here to stay forever

By Mujeeb Jaihoon
You flatter the visiting guests at the Mahal
And feast on the biryani, kababs and jamuns
You flex your patriotic muscles at the Fort
And reign in the city that the Sultans built

An interview with poet, Aditi Angiras

By Chandramohan S
The other is where they shun you for using art as activism, for turning poems into propaganda. The literary community is very neoliberal like that, it’s a market, they’ll sell whatever can get sold. For everything else, there’s the master card. Then they tell you what qualifies as poetry and what doesn’t, and if they’re gonna let you in to the academy or not.