Poetry is the oldest form of story telling. Rhythm and verse capture the human heart in a unique way. Mamang Dai superbly and elegantly wields the poetic metre to memorably convey the beauty of nature, the love of community, the angst of distance, in verse that transforms the personal to the universal. A discussion on her work and inspirations.
Mamang Dai is a highly decorated poet and author and the Poet Laureate for Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest 2023