Havana high for US: Why countries need poets to say what they can’t – or won’t

by Rashmee

Posted on August 15, 2015


Formulaic or not, there’s always something enormously moving when countries wheel out poets to say something that governments really can’t. The theory goes that a poem, which is Greek for “a made thing” and poetry, which is a set of techniques to put emotions into words, plumbs the unsaid, that feeling deep down inside, so far … Continue reading “Havana high for US: Why countries need poets to say what they can’t – or won’t”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK