“You’re just listening to the world when you’re writing a poem."
In this interview, Imtiaz Dharker provides an invaluable perspective on life as a poet. From the creation of images to the influence of other writers, Dharker explores the meaning of poetry and the inspiration for her writing.
Using examples from her own work, Dharker emphasises the importance of speaking words aloud and explains how her writing can be seen as a response to poets of the past. She also provides essential advice for aspiring poets.