Tag Archives: Arjun Bali

The Loser’s Club Is A Real Place And We Didn’t Even Get There

Delighted to post this image retrieved from Istanbul by Nia Davies, which seems a fitting way of recording the almost complete moribundity into which we, the Collected Losers, Losels and Loseurs of Adishakti, have fallen. Though, to be fair, it … Continue reading

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Updatapam: where we are losing now

As the collapsing table of dubious poetic comestibles continues to rain rum upon the unwary in its second year of uncoordinated activities, I thought I’d just flash fry the News Fish with a series of unlikely and largely mendacious updates … Continue reading

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Translation into french : three poems of indian poets published in “Terre à ciel” (Sampurna Chattarji, Meena Kandasamy, Arjun Bali)

A quick update to make this link live (Bill): http://terreaciel.free.fr/Voixdumonde/indiens.htm

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Arjun into Scots 2

This second piece by Arjun really spoke to me, and I started producing a version in India which I finished on getting back home. It seemed to want to move toward ballad, and when I said that to Arjun, he … Continue reading

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Arjun into Scots 1

Here’s the first of Arjun’s poems in English (apologies about losing the centre margin!) then in Scots. I loved the teasing relation between his shopping list of necessities and the short, oblique commentaries/asides/non sequiturs. This piece we performed as a … Continue reading

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February plus Rabbit plus Blue equals Start Again

Roselyne is just back from India and has sent me her translations. I’ll post them by author. (She also has even more even more magnificent photos over on Facebook – I’ll have to look into getting a widget to display … Continue reading

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Forgive the Flies in Bambaiya

When the invitation for the LAF workshop arrived i thought Hindi would be the one language i would go with. On day three, at Adishakti, while discussing ‘Dogs, Mobs and Rock Concerts’ with Sampurna i mentioned it might work well … Continue reading

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