BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Front Row  >  Sajak or Sahaja?

Sajak or Sahaja?

Raja Ahmad Aminullah, poet, writer

27-Aug-18 14:00

Sajak or Sahaja?

For Raja Ahmad Aminullah, words are a means to resist. What is the point of poetry, he asks, if it isn’t to question the injustices of the world? As Malaysia prepares to celebrate its first Merdeka Day under a new government, we speak to Raja Ahmad about his latest books - both poetry and prose - and why it is essential for writers to continue questioning the system.

Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  poetrywriterMalaysian poetryMalaysian poetMalaysian literatureMalaysia BaharuMerdekapoetry as resistanceFront rowThe Bigger PictureEntertainmentVisual Arts


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The 6AM Stretch

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Pressing Matters

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Your Trusted Online Doctor (and Pharmacist)

11:05 AM

Raise Your Game

Save The Silver Bullet

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

4:05 PM

Health & Living

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

KIV

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Everyone’s A Critic - Tales of our Forefathers

8:05 PM

Off The Ball

9:00 PM

GGWP

10:00 PM

Wavelength