Abhay K
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Poet-diplomat Abhay K's most recent poetry collections include The Eight-Eyed Lord of Kathmandu and The Seduction of Delhi. He is the editor of 100 Great Indian Poems and CAPITALS.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

A common song for our planet: Why I seek an Earth Anthem

While nations and even states have anthems of their own, the Earth does not have one — effectively alienating the stateless and global citizens. It's time we pay homage to the one home we all in truth share.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

How India can popularise 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' like its yoga and Diwali

Nothing validates this ancient thought more than today's interconnected world.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

VOICES

 |   3-minute read

Why the world needs International Day of Diplomats, our everyday peacekeepers

They have kept our world going despite several occasions in history when it appeared that all was going to end.

ART & CULTURE

 |   9-minute read

In memory of Cecilia Meireles - the poet who came to India and fell in love with it

'When my love for India reached a peak, strange things happened to me... It was ecstasy.'

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

My connection with poet Derek Walcott

His poems have become a part of the poetic conscience of humanity.

ART & CULTURE

 |   19-minute read

How Delhi compares with other capital cities through eyes of the world's finest poets

Capitals are tied together by a common thread despite their seeming differences on the surface.