I began on a quest to understand rhythm because I was intrigued by how some words tend to fit into a poem while I write it, without my conscious deliberation; similar to how when I whistle a tune that I am making up as I go along, there seem to be only some notes that will work at every stage; each of which will give rise to a different sequence of notes. And the ways of … [Read more...]
Sonaii Raj is a writer living near New Delhi. Until recently Sonali was working as a journalist at the Economist magazine. Now Sonali is a full time writer.
The capital difficulty of verse consists in saying ordinary things the capital difficulty of prose consists in saying extraordinary things; that while with verse, keyed for high moments, the trouble is to manage intervals, with prose the trouble is to manage the high moments. - Arthur Quiller-Couch 1. A Random … [Read more...]