A Tribute to Dead Poets Society: “Oh captain, my captain”

dead poets society illustration by maleeha munawara mahee

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.”

–John Keating, Dead Poets Society


  • Maleeha Munawara Mahee

    Maleeha Munawara Mahee somehow finishes an illustration, but not without a three-month break and has over a hundred comics to catch up to. She believes she is a side character in everyone's stories, including her own. She wishes to find a forest to wander through and do as she pleases someday.

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4 Responses

  1. My favourite!!!!!!!! Love this illustration!

  2. Naqib says:

    This is so good! Great Job Mahee!

  3. Asgar Azwad says:


  1. June 1, 2022

    […] This April, we tried to stay as au courant as possible while also publishing general articles that will be of use for years to come. To promote the Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we published two articles; one looks into the trauma that comes with Rape Investigation written by Prodipta and the other where Masud analyses I May Destroy You. I encourage the readers to go through them because they are both well-informed pieces. Prodipta also worked on Poetry and its Flourishing Era within Gen Z in order to celebrate Poetry Month, and so did Maleeha with her breathtaking illustration – A Tribute to Dead Poets Society: “Oh captain, my captain”. […]

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