Archive for July, 2014

Justice & Revenge, In Context of Our Society

By the Editor Mahatma Gandhi once said, hate crime but not the criminal. He might be true in his philosophy but most people are not enlightened souls. People abhor the criminal much more than the crime and some crimes are so heinous that one lifetime won’t be enough to forgive […]

July 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Editorial

Macinack Island

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July 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Thousand Words

The Painted Peacock

By Lakshay Nanda  It was the onset of monsoon in the Indian capital city New Delhi and the school students were having an opulent time to enjoy the remaining one month of their summer vacations. It is a small incident that occurred a few years ago and it often resurfaces […]

July 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles

You Played a Role

Not my fault, I would say, so would he I did my best, and so did he, he said. But, the canyon widened between us everyday, every minute, hopeless, I watched, the edge dissolve into the hazy mist, sinister, cruel, and towards the perfect ending it creeps, ever so slowly, […]

July 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Poetry

See Her

See her walk with her head held high Fearless, confident and strong Untouchable and indestructible Making the world dance to her song. See her close the door behind her Before she takes off her mask Burnt, bruised, injured, damaged She lets her truth, in sunlight, bask. See her now tremble […]

July 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Poetry


      I dreamt, I sailed across the blue,     Upon the wings of an angel, true It carried me into lands unknown Singing tunes men do not know I heard the softness of his voice Until I felt drowsed and woke, “Oh! Where was I?” I do not know It […]

July 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Poetry

Zara’s story ends

Filth in their minds Come the dirty mankind, As soon as alone they saw me For their intentions they never felt sorry They buried me in the ground I was lost and never found, They tore my clothes apart, Just because they felt there hard God I believed in u […]

July 27, 2014 · 3 comments · Poetry

Autumn Desires

She looked at me with that piercing gaze Her eyes glimmered, they had a blaze, She looked lost, and yet I knew Her beauty was unmatched, I knew it true, The autumn zephyr blew through her dark hair And a redolence released into the atmosphere, A perfume intoxicating, makes one […]

July 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Poetry

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July 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications

The Shaggy Dog

I saw the shaggy dog On a crowded street, Alone it was In a milling crowd.   Looking lost In the hustle and bustle Of the evening traffic   It had a hungry look In its eyes Not frightening But appealing.   The ragged leash on its neck Told me […]

July 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Poetry