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Mandir, Mandal and the Muse

40 UNDER 40 : AN ANTHOLOGY OF POST-GLOBALISATION POETRY Author: Nabina Das and Semeen Ali (Eds) Publisher: Poetrywala Price: Rs 399 Pages: 185 In his "A Poet's Advice to Students", E E Cummings writes: "A poet is somebody who feels and expresses his feelings through words. / That may sound easy. It isn't." Besides the sheer difficulty of the art form - and writing poetry is starkly different from any other kind of writing - the material conditions that young poets are confronted with in contemporary times can be daunting: Poets don't make living by ...