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Tam Fam Lit Jam – Poetry Readings

Very excited to share this news. I will be presenting at the "Tam Fam Lit Jam" event on June 9, 2018, from 4.00PM - 6.00PM, at 499 Church Street. From the Event page: The Tam Fam Lit Jam will be a bilingual evening of readings from established and emerging Tamil poets/authors. The event will feature: P. Ahilan… Continue reading Tam Fam Lit Jam – Poetry Readings

blog post, Random Thoughts

Unseen Darkness, Collabs, and ANBU

"Unseen Darkness" is one of my favourite pieces and most powerful collaborations. It provided me with an opportunity to work with the talented at artist, Thiviyaa Sehasothy of Art by Thiviyaa, and Dilani Bala, Photographer extraordinaire. But as in the true nature of collabs, this piece extended past the three of us, and has a story of… Continue reading Unseen Darkness, Collabs, and ANBU

Poem

Week 6: Purpose

They don’t understand. they can try stealing my magic, But it is the infinite will of the universe. Recharging and replenishing. Connected to a neverending stream that fuels the light in the expanse. They don’t understand. They cannot steal what is freely given. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy      

Acrostic

339/2017: Nephew

A short little acrostic Just to say how I remember, you thought That I would spend the year Hiding behind acrostics. Please, my dear nephew, Remember, I told you Always try something new So you don’t remain stagnant And always keep learning. Do you dare to follow my footsteps? Seeing that it’s your birthday, and… Continue reading 339/2017: Nephew

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Announcement: Something Different by Scarborough Arts

I am very proud to share some exciting news.  This year three of my poems have been chosen to appear in Scarborough Arts Juried Exhibition and book - The Big Art Book: Something Different. Scarborough Art's theme for the Big Book this year really spoke to me; "Something Different" is about celebrating what makes each… Continue reading Announcement: Something Different by Scarborough Arts

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Announcement: My City My Six

I am very honoured and pleased to announce that one of my stories was chosen as part of the City of Toronto's My City My Six contest. The contest asked for stories that described Toronto in 6 words or less. It was run as part of Canada's 150 anniversary and organized by the City of… Continue reading Announcement: My City My Six