Young Indians, Poetry Slams

Poet Shamir Reuben is an emerging talents in slam poetry, a form of performance and powerful expression fast catching up in India.

In the last two years, there are many such videos of performances which have gained popularity on the internet. And there’s a burgeoning population of teens and young adults choosing spoken word poetry to talk about things as mundane as a blue umbrella or as personal as relationships, depression and suicide.

Click here for the full story.  http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/reclaiming-poetry-young-indian-slam-poets-spoken-words-growing-popularity-50543

 

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