Archive for October, 2017

Mother

Before your stone I stand a prodigal This creed of despair is all- All that is left of my grieving ink You my dearest rose Found it fair to wither So that I could blossom But dear mother, I cannot write in despair Neither can my lines Prolong this hope […]

October 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Poetry

Ramakrishna Vidya Mandir & Gurutwa – National Confrence for ‘LIFE’, Gwalior

October 8, 2017 · 0 comments · Articles

Love Action

To kindle the fire of love action on earth is the drivin’ force behind our birth. To bring it to fulfillment sweet is our life‘s joy and deepest need. From the dark root to the flower in bloom, from slavery‘s oppression to freedom true, from killin’ aggression to ecstatic love […]

October 1, 2017 · 1 comment · Poetry

Faithless And Found Wandering

By Mark Antony Rossi  People don’t believe in themselves anymore. Not like they used to a few decades ago. At first I thought it strictly a generational divide issue. But I have found many doubters in my generation (GenX) and realized this negative development is not restricted to age or […]

October 1, 2017 · 0 comments · Articles

A Child Is Murdered

Is it the first time? No This is nothing new Either it is killed in the womb Or after it has seen the first streak of daylight But Yes, inside school premises is shocking An innocent life cut off mercilessly As if a wild animal has slit the throat of […]

October 1, 2017 · 3 comments · Poetry

Reflection

I saw my face in the still lake It was different from what I’d seen there last I picked a glass – piece, with a crack in it And I looked  at  the  vision  aghast I ran home to my exotic mirror To glance at a winsome reflection But  to […]

October 1, 2017 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Relief Effort

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY

October 1, 2017 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Mahakavi Bharathiyar on “Obeisance to BharathaMatha”

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.  As usual his poem original in Tamil, its English […]

October 1, 2017 · 4 comments · Poetry

Oh Carol, Poem

You treat me like soiled underwear. I work my way through. I gave up jitterbug dancing, that cha-cha-chá, all my eccentric moves, theatric acting, poetry slams. I seek refuge away old films, nightmares you jumping from my raspberry Geo Chevy Tracker repeat you stunt from my black 2002 S-10 Chevy […]

October 1, 2017 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Risk of Rohingya

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal In Rakhine, some villages in Mungdaw area which were home to hundreds of Hindu families in Myanmar have only left with deserted homes and mass graves. Though Burmese army has exhumed 47 bodies, authorities fear many more have been murdered in cold blood and buried […]

October 1, 2017 · 1 comment · Editorial