A Conversation with a Poet

I had shared my poem Unnoticed on Twitter. Only a poet could respond with such precise but eloquent thoughts that left me wordless. Here is a conversation between @SonyaKassam and @IssaShivji light is light as always bright darkness she eludes illusion she deludes passion she lures higher she soars envy she abhors love she adores light is feeble, … Continue reading A Conversation with a Poet

Rearranged

After I created A Land, Broken at my poetry workshop we had to rearrange the same poem from 2 quatrains to 4 couplets, without deleting or adding any words.  when should we be unheard? we, the interdependent and erect hearts spoke in the master’s tongue                         … Continue reading Rearranged

Big Ideas, Little Country

I recently wrote in my poem Against the Moon: you do not need to be in a position of power to influence the ways of the world  Last night I came across an excellent and important message which I would like to share. Take a few minutes to watch:   It seems like we, our leaders have been … Continue reading Big Ideas, Little Country