Poetry

Our poetry section includes young, emerging and senior poets from Kashmir to Africa, North America, Europe, the United Kingdom and other countries in South Asia.

The Damage is Ours Alone – A Poem by Zabirah Fazili

There are no suitable words to describe or introduce Zabirah Fazili’s latest poem. Within such verses one finds an utterance… Read More

4 days ago

From My Memory to Her Heart – A Poem by Khawar Khan Achakzai

On August 5, 2019, Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian constitution were revoked to enforce the status of Union… Read More

1 month ago

Kashmiri Haecceity — A Poem by Saba Zahoor

Saba Zahoor’s poem on Kashmir presents her place of origin as existing outside of a human-made time. Through her verses,… Read More

1 month ago

Everything I Wish You Had Told Me — A Poem by Jagdeep Raina

From the present time and within the terrain of scattered memory, artist Jagdeep Raina presents a poem that digs into… Read More

2 months ago

The Last Words of a Dying Moon — Two Ghazals by Sameem Wani

A young and avid writer of ghazals, Sameem Wani shares two of his latest from a wider collection. These two… Read More

3 months ago

If It Were for Evenings to Search for the Lost Boys — by Omair Bhat

Omair Bhat presents his poem “If It Were for Evenings to Search for the Lost Boys” that binds the present… Read More

4 months ago

The Art of Seeing — Five Poems by Yuan Changming — in Chinese with English Translation

Traversing multiple geographies, actual and digital, Yuan Changming brings us five poems in Chinese, with translations in English made by… Read More

5 months ago

Here We Romance Death With Open Hands — by Samuel Junior Irusota

Young poet Samuel Junior Irusota from the Edo State of Nigeria brings us a haunting poem burdened by death, destruction,… Read More

5 months ago

Pickle of Grief — Three Poems by Rumuz E Bekhudi

Kashmiri poet Rumuz E Bekhudi brings us three poems that, although reflecting on the present predicament that Kashmiris are faced… Read More

5 months ago

Verses of Dissent and Discontent — Three Poems by Mubashir Karim

Mubashir Karim presents three poems of dissent and discontent placed within the long trajectory of resistance poetry that marks contemporary… Read More

6 months ago