Friendship Fortnight 2020: This Could Be Enough

We close our Friendship Fortnight poetry festival with this poem by Arundhathi Subramaniam.     This Could Be Enough by Arundhathi Subramaniam   We are warm with Mojitos and your stories of Poland and your verities about men who fear intimacy. This sisterhood could be enough and still it isn’t, we know. And those men … More Friendship Fortnight 2020: This Could Be Enough

Friendship Fortnight 2020: Missing Friends

Another poem chosen by Arundhathi Subramaniam from her oeuvre.     Missing Friends by Arundhathi Subramaniam   In another land my friends are sad. The planet is smouldering, they say, like never before. I remember the times we ordered our brun maskas, ran fingers over formica tables sticky with kolatkar, pound, almadovar, clarice lispector, nammalvar. … More Friendship Fortnight 2020: Missing Friends