Harini V

Harini V is a bilingual spoken word poet who has produced poems in English and Tamil. Her Tamil poems have featured in Nithimisai Nagarum Koorangazhkal, the SG 50 Singapore Women poetry anthology, and Love at the Gallery 2017. She represented her college in CUPSI 2017 in Chicago. She won the National Poetry Competition in 2015 in the Tamil category. She has worked closely with NLB, NAC and The Arts House to organize literary panels and events. In 2019 she was awarded the Young Role Model Award by Mediacorp’s Tamil Seithi for her contributions to the Tamil community.

the ending knot | முடிக்கும் முடிச்சுகள்

as if they were pearls of pomegranate cascading onto the wet floor slipping between these moments of the past snaking through the Sunday market — the sea of people (grey-haired) dissolves into the crowd. negotiating a price, Kokila (who had …

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a rat’s pilgrimage | ஒர் எலியின் யாத்திரை

the silence of night is chased away by the sun’s alarm shoved into a train in the middle of shadows that appear expressionless I too, tremble as a ray the mice shake their heads while the bandicoots speak conversing without …

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