Tag: Delhi poets

  • Poetry in the city

    (Published in Speaking Volumes, November 11, 2006) “At the word of the heralds, all present settled down on folded knees and lowered their heads. The Emperor’s page took out Bahadur’s ghazal from a silk cloth, kissed it, touched it to his eyes and began reciting in a resonant melodious voice. The audience was too entranced […]