Kamala Das - A prolific pillar amongst Indo'English writers! My iconic inspiration, my beaming beacon, my bookish idol' 'Alphabet of Lust' and 'My Story' created controversial ripples. Literary circles dreaded, as you treaded the unorthodox lane. A princely poetess of passion-drenched poems Defiant, daring and diverse, always A shining star has fallen from the firmament! Salute thee, Oh Kamala Das'