Re-routing Remembrance

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by Nirmal Puwar & Sanjay Sharma with Kuldip Powar   Scene One: 6th November 2002, Commonwealth Memorial Gates, London. The Queen inaugurates the Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Hyde Park. The main inscription of the Memorial reads ‘In memory of the five million volunteers from the Indian sub-continent, Africa and the…

Listen boy

Listen boy How much are you worth? Let’s take a trip down memory lane shall we You were conceived due to an honour practice Just take that seat will you, take this Two elders shook hands, on a deal so sour It’ll make you vomit with so much power To a stranger, though later became…

(H)uslin in ma flashy car, gizz a job

I’m a brown boy on a lost island My jeans hang low, for sure MC’s, rappers, Black Some Tupac Shakur Plays in my ears, loud I rap about stacks of cash, and pretty nice racks I’m shown By the ladiez And like pests I roam streets I don’t own But think I own, visiting tomb…