For this session there were six of us reading, repeating a few poets who have been taken up in the past: Matthew Arnold, Carol Ann Duffy, Robert Browning, and Constantine Cavafy. The reading group had a guest this time, Ms. Padma Jayaraj, who is a retired lecturer from Sri Krishna College, Guruvayoor
Thommo, Priya, Padma, Joe, KumKum, and Indira
The special item at this reading was the informal discussion of the late Kamala Das, poet and enfant terrible, spiced with reminiscences by three of our group who had met her. You can read all about it and the rest of the poetry recitation by clicking on the Complete Record of the Poetry Session on July 3, 2009.
The programme for the rest of the year is as follows: * Sep 25, 2009: Repeat Poetry Session * Oct 30, 2009: Fiction Session – Madame Bovary * Nov 27, 2009: Play reading, The Importance of Being Earnest