Wednesday, June 10, 2009

ente kamala, avarude aami, avalude suraiya

In my younger days I thought she represented women. Later in my life I thought she represented some women. Even later, I felt she represented herself.



The Poetry Factory said...

beautiful.....that sums up what people have been trying to establish in whole books

Sudeep said...

Thanks, poetry factory!
Another friend wrote: "Da your Kamala Das observation is ultimate. I love it." Thanks to her also.

Bobby Kunhu wrote an interesting article on her: "This is not an obituary, but reflections that have been troubling me since the demise of the poet Kamala Suraiya and various reactions to her life, particularly one incident in her life that has provoked extreme reactions – her conversion to Islam On one hand, some people wearing the tag of secularism, especially those born in the Muslim community, have been either dismissive of her conversion as folly. M. N. Karassery went on to attribute this action to a rather popular piece of gossip about her fondness for a younger Muslim leader.." [complete article]

Anonymous said...

Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

Sudeep said...

Thanks Anonymous.. I get energy from people who read and reflect on my blog. (Sorry for a very late response).