A Farmer's Ghost

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"A Farmer's Ghost" is a popular award winning poem by the Indian English poet and writer Anju Makhija. The poem won First Prize in the Fifth All India Poetry Competition conducted by The Poetry Society (India) in 1994.[1] The poem has been widely cited and anthologised in reputed journals[2] and scholalry volumes on contemporary Indian poetry.[3]

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The poem has received rave reviews since its first publication in 1995 in the anthology on Indian Poetry Emerging Voices.[4] The poem has been frequently quoted in scholarly analysis of contemporary Indian English Poetry.[5] The poem is regarded by critics as a jewel in contemporary Indian poetry.[6]

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