Photo by Rafiq Kathwari: graves

‘I gift you a rugged map carved from cracks between divorced nations’: Five poems from Kashmir features verses about their homeland by poets from Kashmir, from the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits to the communications blockade, curated by Urvashi Bahuguna.

The poems:

  • What name shall you give it? by Omair Bhat
  • The Exodus of a City by Samia Mehraj
  • Driving Lolita in the World’s Most Militarised Zone by yours truly, Rafiq Kathwari
  • Gifts for My Daughter Not Yet Conceived by Asiya Zahoor
  • one lazy august afternoon from a childhood in Kashmir by Ather Zia

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