Bijay Kant Dubey


Say You Not About The Northeast Indian English Poets - Poem by Bijay Kant Dubey

If you have to say about the poetry
From the northeast,
Say you about Assamese, Naga, Mizo,
Sikkimese, Arunachali, Tripuri, Meghalayan
Poets writing in their fol language
Or the native tongue dialect,
But not about the Indian English poets and poetesses
From the exotic and impregnable northeast
As if the base of Indian English language is itself uncertain
Then what to say about the Northeast English poetry?

English is English, either Indian nor Asiatic,
Neither Nepali not Bhutani nor Tibetan,
But say you about the Naga sadhus,
The great Naga sadhus of yore,
Kamrupa-Kamakhya Devi,
The Ahom Dynasty and its linkage,
Not relating to to the history of Delhi,
The Lamas and the Sherpas,
The Himalayan heights and the snowy caps of it,
The Lepchas and the Bhutias.

Topic(s) of this poem: art


Comments about Say You Not About The Northeast Indian English Poets by Bijay Kant Dubey

  • (10/28/2015 3:27:00 AM)


    Nice. Your poem actually arranged meeting with the Seven Sisters and reminded their scenic beauty and tough life styles of tribal population over there and their exploitation by business community. Thanks for sharing.10 + (Report) Reply

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  • (10/28/2015 3:26:00 AM)


    Nice. Your poem actually arranged meeting with the Seven Sisters and reminded their scenic beauty and tough life styles of tribal population over there and their exploitation by business community. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 28, 2015



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