A ray of hope: Poetry trends in Calcutta

English poetry in Kolkata found itself blooming frutifully in the 1950s, often called the ‘transitional decade’. Romantic poetry then was represented by Toru Dutt and Sarojini Naidu. Among the poets then who belonged to the romantic school included B.D Shastri (his Tears of Faith published in 1950), Adi K. Seth (his Rain in my Heart […]

Poetry: Woman And Her Muse by Lopamudra Banerjee

Woman and Her Muse by Lopamudra Banerjee

Musings are part of every poet’s journey to writing. Without musing, how can a poet write, dream, and nurture words to make them express his or her thoughts, beliefs, wanderings, religiosity and essence of being? Lopamundra Banerjee has put her womanhood at the centre and like a flower spreading its petals, out of that centre […]