Hyderabad, India

Contributors: Sridala Swami
Hyderabad, India

« Hyderbad translates to "Lion City," named after Caliph Ali Ibn Abi Talib and his lion like performances on the battlefield. »

There’s a saying that goes: When the pupil is ready, the Master will appear. I don’t have a Master at whose feet I learnt to write poetry, but I knew, one day, that I was ready to write it. I think it began –...


On reading days
the poet navigates her work without memory
or – more accurately – a memory with no true North
or as a hiker without a map and a big thirst.