Vidyan Ravinthiran

Vidyan Ravinthiran

Vidyan Ravinthiran’s most recent collection is The Million-Petalled Flower of Being Here (Bloodaxe, 2019).

'Pillaiyar', a poem by Vidyan Ravinthiran

August 2022, no. 445 29 July 2022
'Pillaiyar', a poem by Vidyan Ravinthiran
– that’s Ganesh to you – is pictured                         with a broken tusk: why?The tale was addedlate onto the Mahabharata.Vyasa, authorrequiring a scribeasked that noble child with an elephant’s head.Only, replied the god,if once begun we do not cease …my pen mus ... (read more)