Saint Kabirdas wrote meaningful verses that even 21st-century people can resonate with. (Photo credit: Twitter/@KabirDasSaint)

  • Kabirdas Jayanti is being observed on June 24 this year
  • He was a 15th-century Indian saint and poet
  • He was also a social reformer

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Parul Khakhar is a stay-at-home mom who prioritises being a homemaker over being a poet (Photo Credits: Instagram/@parulkhakhar)

  • Parul Khakhar is a 51-year-old poet from Gujarat
  • Parul has carved out a niche for herself in the local literary scene 
  • Her poem on COVID deaths in India was widely criticised

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic walks past vacant beds at Shehnai Banquet Hall, converted into a COVID-19 isolation centre, in New Delhi. (Photo credit: PTI)

As I start writing this lyric essay,