Reading Adeeba Shahid Talukder’s City of the Beloved was like walking along the river of unrequited love. A rich and decadent collection, it’s perfect summer poetry. Read my latest review, up on NIP.
Happy writes, and happy reads. Stay safe out there, stay brave. ♥
I first read Faiz Ahmed Faiz when I was in high school. Here was a poet that sang grief and love as if they were one. Starting this review with Faiz seemed appropriate to me, as my first encounter with the Urdu poet came from Naomi Lazard’s translation of The True Subject. A collection of […]