A Conversation with Jayanta Mahapatra

At the age of almost 40, poet Jayanta Mahapatra conquered the world with his poetry. A combination of brevity and sharpness that he derived from physics (his subject) and the gift of a strong vocabulary took this poet to places and stages one can only imagine. His poems have been silent protests and an eye-opener for many. Our conversation with the legendary poet’s life, lessons and poetry …

Footprints of …???

There is a short story by Mary Stevenson that I read somewhere a couple of years ago. One night I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord. Many scenes from my life flashed across the sky. In each scene, I noticed footprints in the sand. Sometimes there were two sets of footprints, other…