Archive for October, 2017

Thoughts & Prayers

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY

October 15, 2017 · 1 comment · Cartoon

Upon the Ebb and Flow

From atop the great stone pine trees dragonflies fantasize of summertime; of warmer mornings and balmy winds, while dodging flycatchers and bullfrogs. The grass now brown beside the pond wolves howl to worship a harvest moon barn owls love the nightly stellar show young geese enjoy a fresh cool sunrise. […]

October 15, 2017 · 1 comment · Poetry

Robbing the Public the DMRC Way

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal When I started commuting Delhi Metro from Tagore Garden to Botanical Garden, I paid Rs. 32 for a one way trip that seemed reasonable. Then it costed me Rs. 36 which I thought may be fair for a system carrying the burden of so many […]

October 15, 2017 · 3 comments · Editorial

The Madness of Mystifying Racism

By Mark Antony Rossi  The perception of prejudice in 2017 belongs in a more bizarre category than the year 1965. Today people research every word and statement for any hint of secret hate. The moral maxim of not being judged by the color of your skin but rather the content […]

October 8, 2017 · 2 comments · Articles

Love And Listen

This ain‘t good. The inner lecture of the idiotic mind. Are you intelligent enough to blow your mind? Police and protesters are all in the prison. Government laws are as good as poison. This ain‘t good. The family of nations without major change. Disasters used for political games. On the […]

October 8, 2017 · 1 comment · Poetry

Mahakavi Bharathiyar on “Obeisance to Barathamatha”

by N. V. Subbaraman, Chennai Here is a nice reverential poem by Mahakavi Subhramaniya Bharathiyar, one of the greatest national, patriotic poets from Tamilnadu , who lived in the early part of twentieth century. This poem pays respects to our holy Mother BHARATHAMATHA taking immense pride in the people, their present […]

October 8, 2017 · 2 comments · Poetry

Song For Soul

How  can  I  sing  a  song  of  joy While   my   heart  is  full  of  pain How  do  I  prance  around  as  a  peacock When  I  find  my  ankles  are  in  chain I  see  my  friends  sway  with  music Tapping  their  feet  with  dance  steps I  am  there  in  a brooding    […]

October 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Poetry

Empathy For Dummies

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY

October 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Clothes Upon Clothes

When clothes first came to me In all their glory Not a kingly alm or its consideration Not a renaissance to hide self corruption From the corrupted Necessity for political nakedness Or its capitalist subjugation Skin was suddenly not warm Cold was now winterwear Emotions and monsoons soaked by underwear […]

October 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Poetry

Trees as Heritage: Redefining the Social Identity of Trees

By Ranjit K. Sahu and Ravi Shankar Behera Trees form an important and indispensable component of our environment and our existence, more importantly in the tropical and subtropical regions where several communities depend on the forests and forest related resources for their livelihood. Traditionally in southwestern parts of Odisha, (as in […]

October 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Articles