K Satchidanandan Responds to Article on ‘Stammer’

It is not often that we get poets to speak on their own poems. ILU English, in this matter, has been so lucky to have its analysis of K. Satchidanandan’s ‘Stammer’ read by the poet himself. We are immensely grateful to Satchida who responded warmly to our request. The mail that we received from the poet is reproduced here with permission.

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