My sole experience of Indian poetry is a collection of short work by ‘medieval’ Hindhu saints and seekers I read some twenty years back. I know Tagore won a Nobel, but that’s it. Here’s some links to him, and a couple of others chosen more or less randomly. Can anybody out there help? Confession

Wallace Stevens

Clive James reckons he’s ‘suspect’. This is by far his most anthologised piece. It’s nothing like his best, but hearing a poet do his stuff can be enlightening.

Punk Poetry

Punk was something other people did. I was listening to German electronics.I didn’t need beer and speed. I was pissed every day and every Saturday I WAS speed: an angry young man given a brand new cricket ball and a licence to split heads.