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Today We Rise PARVINDER MEHTA
We resound our own narratives of symphony ...
I Try To Speak To Ghalib
"Someone reduced Delhi to cruel squads, a strange Diwali / Dark clouds ascend like Qutab Minars ..."
The Crimson Bride INNI KAUR
"Father, dress me in red, / For I am the bride, / Dye my hands with henna, Let the procession roll ..."
A Signalman's Son A Poem by JASPREET SINGH
"Some two continents away now / My ears brim over / do-dah did-did-it / Alpha Bravo Charlie Romeo OVER ..."
Sikh-Briton Appointed BBC Radio-4’s First Poet-in-Residence:
Daljit Singh Nagra
"What excites me most is the chance to give exposure to my beloved art form of poetry."
Sikh-Briton Poet Wins Felix Dennis Poetry Prize
Mona Arshi’s ‘Small Hands’ has won the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection.
Two Poems translated From Punjabi by NIKKY-GUNINDER KAUR SINGH
“ … hold on to 'today' tightly / Like ambrosial elixir, sip it slowly; / Absorb it, get high on it …”
Today I Ask Waris Shah:
Ajj Aakhan Waris Shah Noon
A Poem by AMRITA PRITAM, Translated from Punjabi by NIKKY-GUNINDER KAUR SINGH
Rise! O sympathizer of the afflicted! Rise! Look at your Punjab!
The Doer Interpreted by EK ONG KAAR KAUR
"You are the Doer within the life of every being ... Who else is there to perceive?"
Punjabo A Poem by GURMEET KAUR
"When she sings / Five rivers flow / She is the song ..."