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How’s Indonesian poetry today?

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In this article: Aan Mansyur Chairil Anwar Sapardi Djoko Damono

Written by Rahma Yulita
Originally published in TFR.

Feb 15, 2024
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “poetry”? For some, it might be famous poets like Chairil Anwar, Sapardi Djoko Damono, or even Rupi Kaur. Others might think of works such as "Aku" by Chairil Anwar which still occasionally returns to the spotlight in this modern life.

Rarely will people think about what poetry is, because nowadays, poetry seems to be placed in a box that can only be enjoyed almost exclusively.

Poetry is a part of literary work which is generally created to express the writer's feelings, be it anxiety, sadness, or happiness. That is why poetry comes in beautiful, imaginative words.

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