I’ll be a guest expert

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!

Poetry comes to me

Poetry comes to me

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 [...]

I Am Enough

I Am Enough

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 [...]

Firenze

Firenze

Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem *** “If you were a Money Heist character, what would be your city name? Have you ever thought of that?” Of course, I have! That’s the first thing I had thought of. Even before falling slightly in love with Sergio, Before being absolutely mesmerized by Fonollosa, [...]

I’m not comfortable with anyone who’s not comfortable with my story

I’m not comfortable with anyone who’s not comfortable with my story

Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem *** I’m not comfortable with anyone who’s not comfortable with my story. Our stories make us who we are. I was young, I was foolish, I was selfish, I was adamant, I was naïve, I was in love. I was confused, I was terrified, I was [...]

The New World

The New World

Listen to the Spoken Word version of this Poem *** The New World is uncertain. I hope it will be kind. We know that it will be different, After all that we’ve been through, After everything that’s on our mind. The New World must be loving, We need more of that, The new world must [...]

You’re Not Alone

You’re Not Alone

Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem *** To those who are alone during this lockdown,I’m one of you.So, I know how it feels like waking up just to go back to sleep,I know how it feels to check Twitter obsessively,I know what it feels like to miss someone, anyone; him around me.We’ve [...]

Stories

Stories

Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem *** I wanna live where the stories are! I don’t wanna live in a world without stories! I want to make people feel, I want to make people dream, I want them to smile, to chuckle, I want them to feel overwhelmed, Just as I feel [...]