Kolkata, I can’t love you,It’s not that I haven’t tried but look at you-You’re weak. You look defeated.To imagine once you were the jewel of India,Headquarters of the biggest empire in the world,They came in with their guns and fleet,They tried to control you,To think lords and barons once planned and plotted against you,To think [...]
What is love?I feel like I’ve always been in love with the idea of being loved,Do I really know what love is?I know for sure that it’s not the big things because I’ve had them,I didn’t quite feel loved.I crave the little things,Just someone I can talk to,Someone I can be myself with unapologetically,Someone who [...]
So excited to announce that I'll be a guest expert at the Artapreneurs Summit 2021. Thanks to De'Nicea Hilton Harper for the nomination Click here to register for the summit Use my code "anamikadutta" for a free pass 🙂 Hope to see you there!
About Anamika Dutta: Anamika is an alumna of the University of Mumbai. She's a Researcher, Podcaster, Spoken Word Artist, and Writer. Her Podcast Spoken Word by Anamika, where she performs Spoken Word, focuses on healing through poetry and storytelling; it's currently available on more than twenty platforms, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, and [...]
I am who I’ve been looking for,I’m sexy, I’m cute,I’m loud, I’m mute,I’m emotional, I’m vulnerable,I don’t know about you but I think I’m freaking adorable,Sometimes I’m like a child to be awed by the wonders of the world,Sometimes I pave my own path,Sometimes I walk, sometimes I twirl,I’m dancer,I’m a poet,I’m a fairy,And you [...]
If I woke up in Paris again,Things...would be different,Before the bakery’s aroma wake my senses up,I’d rather be wrapped up in your smell.If I woke up in Paris again,It’d be nice, a little of your sugar and a lot of my spice,Bébé, can we wake up together?Before the Sun can say “bonjour”,A quick run to [...]
Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem You know how poetry just comes to you?No! I didn’t wake up to write about love,No! I don’t want to write about men nor the one who broke my heart,No! I don’t want to talk about the complicated relationship with my father,Or my lonely childhood,Or, the [...]
Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem Anamika It started with “I feel fat”Then the spiraling happenedI don’t remember exactly when it hit me,I wanted to make myself thinnerSo I would eat paper for dinnerAnd soon all I could feel were just the bones in my body … His voice still rings into [...]