Archive for February, 2018

Delhi 2004

I still remember those days When I used to chase butterflies While my mother used to Boil my favourite sweet potatoes Those days when We used to enjoy selling Piles of old newspapers And all the empty wine bottles To the scrap dealer Whom we used to call a ‘kabadiwala’ […]

February 25, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Annihilated

Annihilated am I By your tenderness – Merging myself With you among glow worms Under the stars melting In the rain Like waxen light From candles falling on And illuminating Green leaves and vines On the trellis heavy With grapes of the dark red variety. Annihilated am I By your […]

February 25, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Assumption: I Am Not An Atheist

Believe me – I As far as I am concerned There are two types of gods/aliens! One type believes in the swift progress Of the humankind. Other type believes in the slow progress Of the humankind. Trust me that both are really very good! Because, they are GODS Not FOOLS like us […]

February 25, 2018 · 1 comment · Poetry

Appeasement, The Justin Trudeau Way

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Note: By the time this letter will be published Mr. Trudeau will be gone with sweet memories of his India Trip     Dear Mr. Trudeau, From my countrymen who might read this letter to those who don’t, I bid you welcome to my country. […]

February 25, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

Sen

By Billi from Guwahati, India

February 25, 2018 · 0 comments · Cartoon

A Candle In the Wind

When my breath is lost And my lights burns out When I am bent by age And mortality weighs me down When I cross the fleeting bridge And glide through strange tracks When it is my time To walk the ways of all men When all this have come to […]

February 25, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Lava

You are clipping my wings to suit your needs; you are breaking my bones to fit me inside a cookie cutter; caulking and smoothing my rough opinions just so you please; tightening the strings to make this puppet dance to your tune wildly; You are bending my will and twisting my emotions […]

February 18, 2018 · 4 comments · Poetry

Graceless

I’m in lust with a sky I’ve yet to see; in love with people that I’ve yet to meet. Whilst lonely lips await whetted kisses; as warmer hands caress a trembling cheek. Time spent in Victorian fantasies queen of spades vivid in a diamond flush. Struggle on a chair with […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Assumption: DOOOOM

The Zion And the Himalayas proclaim After splitting and treading over Such e-echoes: “Come out From the manifestos of dividing- Walls framed by war hungry bipeds, Fallen and poisoning animals. Amass wisdom From the altruistic hills of herbs, From the daughters Of thunder and rain and clay. From the sweet […]

February 18, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Only Love Can Bring Us Peace

Only love can bring us peace of another way to be. Only love can master hate ‘cause love is always great. Behind the curtain, you know, something is working, revealing it all: the action of joy, the action of love drivin’ out shadows, givin’ the hope. Peace is comin’, changin’ […]

February 18, 2018 · 1 comment · Poetry