Rumi uses the beautiful language of poetry to speak of love, the power of it and spirituality in our diurnal living. He is philosophical, insightful and provocative, with a haunting wisdom unparalleled by many.
He writes intelligent poetry. His musings are simple yet effective, and far-reaching. They teach us how to live better and love freely.
In 1913, Tagore became the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. His lyrical poems are highly optimistic and inspiring.
Plath has raised the bar for confessional poetry. Her thoughts are deeply evocative and a sign of sheer genius.
Her contribution to poetry has been astounding. Though her work is unique, the variations in her style and unconventional experiments, have been a source of inspiration to many modern-day poets.
Priya Dolma Tamang is the author of Ivory Gleam, a collection of poetry and prose. She hails from the Himalayan state of Sikkim in northeastern India. A medical doctor by qualification, she shares her passion for poetry on several online platforms.