Archive for July, 2016

Uninformed, Unarmed, and Under Fire

By Mark Antony Rossi Aldous Huxley warned us of science and technology outpacing ethics and morality. The latest project in that category, The Human Genome Project, is a classic case in point. Billed as humankind’s most ambitious and beneficial scientific endeavor ever undertaken, The Human Genome Project’s incredible mission is […]

July 31, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

Micropoems

Search High above the clusters of high-rises a bird soars through the smog desperately searching for a tree. Rain Rain batters the Mughal Delhi. The swamped sections are new playgrounds for the slum kids splashing in the muddy waters inconvenience to the motorists. Roar The debris-choked drain in the summer […]

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Demons!

What a gorgeous day it was! The majestic sun shone in all its glory Within its folds bliss wrapped the earth Merrily the leaves sang as the branches did A swaying dance to the melodious gentle breeze The birds chirped harmoniously The animals frisked around the tree Sheltered under its […]

July 31, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

A Beggar on his Death

On a certain day When the pitiless sun Was at her malevolent best On a certain busy street souls swamp like bees On a nectar Making for their daily bread tired traders licked the sweats From thier tired pours At a certain broken boulevard Made from broken blocks Stood a […]

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

सुना है

सुना  है  लोगों  से  हमने  कि वो  दिल  दरिया  है मेरे  लिये  तो  उसमें  एक  बूँद  भर  पानी  भी  नहीं सुना   है  आबशारों   से   मुक़ाबिल  होता  है अब  तो  लेकिन  वहाँ  दरिया  सी  रवानी  भी  नहीं सुना   है   उसने   कभी   प्यार  किया   था   हमसे कहने  सुनने  को  मगर  अब  वो  […]

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Fiends

They assembled for celebrations Unaware, fiends were on the watch Treacherously hidden in a truck That rolled on the streets like the devil The eagles and hawks confined inside Armed and saddled with deadly bombs  Hungry for human blood like vampires Driven out of graves to suck and bleed Innocent […]

July 31, 2016 · 1 comment · Poetry

Yamraj

By Subhasish Nath from Mumbai, India  

July 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Person of the Week: N V Subbaraman

Dear Readers, In this interview series where we ask few questions to people who are making a difference, it can be big, it can be small it doesn’t matter what matters is their contribution to our society. It can be anyone from any walks of life and from any country. Please, do […]

July 31, 2016 · 71 comments · Week's Person

Here is Valluvar’s Voice

Following is the translation of Thirukkural, a discourse on ethics, its author is Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar who lived around 3rd Century. It’s translation is done by Mr. NV Subbaraman, he lives in Chennai.                                                                               ~*~ Original அறிவற்றம் காக்கும் கருவி; செறுவார்க்கும் உள்ளழிக்கல் ஆகா அறம். Pronunciation Arivatram kaakkum karuvi seruvaarkkum ULLazhikkal aakaa aram. Translation […]

July 29, 2016 · 3 comments · Poetry

Child Soldiers of the West

By Mark Antony Rossi “The future belongs to the youth” is an old adage proven beneficial to fascist regimesong to the aiming to convert the most impressionable members of a population to their sinister agenda. Centuries ago evil Japanese Ninja clans raised their young in training schools to become professional […]

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles