Events

Event Announcement: Nuit Blanche 2018

Nuit Blanche is a big deal in Toronto. It is perhaps the most significant art show our city has. But what makes it so unique, is that it’s free! Every exhibit and every show are accessible to the public, including young people like me, who didn't necessarily grow up surrounded by art as a form… Continue reading Event Announcement: Nuit Blanche 2018

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

News/Update/Random

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

Free verse

52/2017: Greedy

I don't want your days and nights, let the sun and the moon claim them, Instead, I only ask to be the very air in your lungs, living and dying in every moment you exhale. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: I haven't posted for two days, and it made me consider what I wanted to do… Continue reading 52/2017: Greedy

Free verse

48/2017: Travel Wishes

For every step, you leave in the sand, I hope you carry the breath of the land, in the deepest part of your heart. For every hand, you embrace in warmth, I wish that you feel the vigorous and steady, beat of their heart across your palm. For every smile you give and receive, I… Continue reading 48/2017: Travel Wishes

Poem

Event: Individuality in Identity

Really excited to share this news with you all! I will be presenting my poems and speaking at a literary event on Friday February 24, 2017  at the Creeds Coffee Bar. The event, "Finding Individuality in Identity: Explorations of Literature," organized by Sri Lankans Without Borders seeks to explore the how we create, understand and speak… Continue reading Event: Individuality in Identity

Free verse

38/2017: Titles

I can never think of titles maybe because my words are too used to running untamed without definition and ownership. Or maybe I hate titles, because they ask me to think about what I am trying to say, instead of what you tell me I am speaking about? But then again, maybe I only hate… Continue reading 38/2017: Titles