"Poetry" tag
I to You is vertical | Megumi Matsubara

Megumi Matsubara | I to You is Vertical

If you walk into a wall, will it hurt. Yet what if that wall was discreet, maybe even fragile, sometimes present or invisible. Could we perceive it? There is always an invitation, to…

A Bird of Love in Exile

Rais Neza Boneza | A Bird of Love in Exile

In 1910, a relatively unknown Igor Stravinsky composed his first orchestral dance suite The Firebird. Stravinsky drew on Slavic folklore to orchestrate the magical firebird; a ballet that alighted the Russian composer’s career….

A Day in Fès

A Day in Fès

            When you called, I knew I had to hurry.         I will put you in a thrilling cage.          I rarely…

Thought Structures, Deconstructing a Ugandan State of Mind

Thought Structures, Deconstructing a Ugandan State of Mind

How one Ugandan poet, Peter Kagayi, is surviving the literary desert one step at a time. It is a thwarting affair to talk about ‘Ugandan writing’, a domain infamously described by Ugandan-Sudanese poet…

A Day in Cairo

A Day in Cairo

            Once, there was no one.

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