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Poetry is like..

December 20, 2014

‘Poetry is like pooping. If it is in you it will come out’, said a young American poetess to an adulatory Nepalese audience at American embassy here a few years ago. A graduate of creative writing from an American university, she was promoting the course here among the wannabe Nepalese youth with some cash in their pockets. She was wearing a low cut blouse and a skirt. Her words ring often in my ears and make me shiver.

Don’t vote

November 6, 2012

Abstain. It is the wisest thing to do. It will be your revenge on the politics. Your indifference will haunt the politicians who disrupt so much of your daily life.

A bad poem.

August 14, 2012

Trying to eulogise a deceased good poet creates bad poetry.