Towards the end of the song ‘Phir Se Ud Chala’, we find Ranbir Kapoor (or should we say Jordan) dancing like there’s no tomorrow but with a hollowness in his eyes, with the weight of an insurmountable loss even in the face of happiness; and the lyrics sing Rang Birange Vehmon Mein, Main Udaas Kyun.
Rupi Kaur brings this exact longing, this intimacy between love and loss, to the table and it is sure a kick-ass output. Here’s what we think of her and her creations.
1. Sputnik Sweetheart
stay has a power to curve a void within, the first time we came across this poem; it took us back to a familiar void, that’s very much reminiscent of Murakami’s words – Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?