Author Archives: Suparna Ghosh

Whispers of Ancient Sounds

I disagree with T.S. Eliot – this year, April was not the cruelest month after all. The floods receded from my walls, the days grew longer and their grey edge faded. My lost thoughts in bits of paper were found. … Continue reading

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Poetry in Union: Railway Lines and Valentines

I was one of seven writer-poets to participate in “Poetry in Union: Railway Lines and Valentines” between 12.00 pm and 6.00 pm on February 13th, 2019 in the West Wing of Union Station. This event is a partnership between the … Continue reading

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Another Chapter

A vibrant space has shut its doors. Gallery Hittite was a welcoming place for artists and art lovers, warm, inviting, inclusive, without the arrogance and stuffiness of most galleries. The highlight for me and my daughter Shayona was that both … Continue reading

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Ghazal:Visual and Musical

You may have already seen a two-minute snippet of a video based on my album, Occasional Ghazal. For a fuller visual and musical experience, do watch (and share) the three short videos I just-published, totaling seven minutes. My affair with … Continue reading

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Some events 2018

August 21, 2018, 8 pm, Art Bar, longest running poetry series at the Free Times Café 320 College Street (at Spadina), $5 at the door. Join three of the original Art Bar poets: Allen Sutterfield, Pascal Dennis, Suparna Ghosh ********************************************* … Continue reading

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A Few Responses to Occasional Couplet…

Some comments on Video, Occasional Ghazal – Couplet: John Robert Colombo, author, anthologist, Order of Canada The video comes as a complete surprise. I find it faultless. I also find it deeply moving and full of juxtapositions that seem unpredictable … Continue reading

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Occasional Ghazal Couplet

https://youtu.be/eMnIbkn_vjo Posted on November 2, 2017 by Suparna Ghosh   This video is based on a couplet from the album Occasional Ghazal, written by Suparna Ghosh in English in traditional Indo-Persian style, and translated by her into Hindi/Urdu. The music … Continue reading

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A Song Dares

A song dares There are no words no strings no bows no tune but there is a song that undulates in my blood and rides waves of amber and ember in and out of ice and icicles and wandering relics … Continue reading

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Reversion Raven Rose Tree

Raven Rose Tree

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Occasionally

My visits have been staggered. Yes, occasional. Because life happened. And the need and desire to create footprints took over. You said I disappeared without a trace I have been there in sudden corners abrading petroglyphs on sandstone Here is … Continue reading

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