Please find below a piece of inspiration written by KKM defence Committee Facebook Page member, Nidhin Shobhana , who lives in Pune. Kabir Kala Manch Defence Commitee was formed a few days back to fight the state opression against artistes who use their music, poetry and voices to make people aware of their rights .
(A poem Inspired by Sheetal Sathe )
When I heard her voice
It pierced my silence
Denying me a full stop
Sowing red-blue seeds of uneasiness
It infringed my benumbed bubble
Of comfortable ends,
Of easy full stops
Her voice haunts me
With Question Marks and Exclamations
She drowns me in concealed waters
Of tears, of sweat, of shame and of anguish…
The decisive full stop
Seems like a distant dream
A red-blue dream!
Her voice will guide me.
- Sheetal Sathe- Kabir Kala Manch sings for Mothers of India (English Subtitles) (kabirkalamanch.wordpress.com)
- JAI BHIM COMRADE: Songs of Justice that Threaten the State (kabirkalamanch.wordpress.com)
- Panel to fight targeting of Dalit youth (kabirkalamanch.wordpress.com)