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Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal
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Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal 2h
‘In coverage of the Statue of Unity, and in our cultural discourse more generally, I sense we are losing that balance between pride and humility. I fear we risk becoming a nation of big statues and small minds.’
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Mary Karr, Author 8h
“I've suffered a great many catastrophes in my life. Most of them never even happened." - Mark Twain.
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Laura Esckelson Nov 19
“A poem is a gesture toward home.” Jericho Brown ⁦
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the château of my heart 13h
I didn’t want a diagnosis, I had a country already. I didn’t want a diagnosis, because I am convinced a name is something incurable. — Julian Randall , from “Palinopsia,” Refuse
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Mαɾƙ Aɳƚσɳყ Oɯҽɳ 3h
'Art has deep and difficult eyes and for many the gaze is too insistent. Better to pretend that art is dumb, or at least has nothing to say that makes sense to us. If art, all art, is concerned with truth ... a society in denial will not find much use for it.' Jeanette Winterson
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Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal 3h
Replying to @ehoranpoet
Get well soon xoxo
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Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal 3h
Replying to @vinita65
I would’ve loved to, but I’m overseeing a play date for my son in Pune :( All the best and I’m sure the event will be lovely. Will order the book very soon 😊❤️
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Novelicious 6h
Good is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader - not the fact that it's raining, but the feeling of being rained upon
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the château of my heart 5h
I went home, you touched my cheek, it was enough. I stood, remembering what it’s like to stand on desert dirt wishing stars would fall as rain, on that huge dark country ahead of me. — Javier Zamora
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Maggie Smith 12h
Every poem is a momentary stay against the confusion of the world. ~Robert Frost
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Poets.org 11h
so i pick up a pencil and begin to erase myself. erasure is sometimes editing. immigration is always editing. —Chiwan Choi
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POETRY magazine 13h
Star-cloaked women who don’t bend or break. Who catch Hondas right in they grills. —Faylita Hicks
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the château of my heart 8h
I am the world’s most secret trauma / I am a burial ground of rawness and heat — Rebecca Kokitus , from “Chlorine Dream”
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Aparna Upadhyaya Sanyal 13h
Mumbai poetry peeps- THIS ❤️❤️
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Read More Women 14h
"Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb." South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature, Nadine Gordimer was born in 1923
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Jonny Geller 23h
If everyone turned off the news for one day and picked up a novel, our collective mental health would improve substantially. Fact.
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Sylvia Plath Bot 15h
One thrust, one thrust, One thrust: and they are sped.
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âpihtawikosisân 16h
Men killing women who have rejected them isn't a few bad apples, it's the natural outcome of a society that is deeply misogynist.
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Sanjeev khandekar 16h
Bored & frustrated by current Krishna decides to leave this country with all the cows (Francesca Galloway)
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POETRY magazine 16h
What would the naked man and woman and talking snake say about the god who no longer remembers if they’re forgiven or not? —Tom Sleigh
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