Reviving Sapardi Djoko Damono’s legacy

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About Sapardi Djoko Damono,
Written by A. Kurniawan Ulung, and was originally published in The Jakarta Post,
Mar 27, 2017


No one can deny that Sapardi Djoko Damono is the pioneer of lyrical poetry in Indonesia and one of the country’s greatest poets.

His works have been re-published multiple times, shining a light for literature lovers of any age.

To celebrate his work, writers and artists paid tribute to the retired professor of the University of Indonesia at the Bentara Budaya Jakarta cultural institute in South Jakarta on March 22, a day after World Poetry Day.

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