Archive for July, 2018


Often  you  have  gone  away Leaving  me  stranded, Once  again  I’m  sitting  alone Sifting  sand  and empty handed What  kind  of  relationship We  are  going  to  have, If  that  is  your aptitude. Or  that’s  how  you’d  behave A mystic  moon, twinkling  stars Do  not  brighten  my  life The  vacuum  you  […]

July 22, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Melody of Melancholy

I ( WHEN YOU LIVE ) When you live, Live with a blessed SPRING Rose, Perfumed – Serenading drizzle, Chivalry of the lightning, Honesty of the biting kisses And deeper digs, Butterfly shore Of the soul, Vibing musk Of the God Sunlight On the holy mountains ! II Or, if […]

July 22, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Will He Never Shut Up

I sat down and started writing don’t really know why just knew I wanted it out of me but again I didn’t know what it was but afterwards I felt better even now when I know what it is I still feel better and so I go on     […]

July 22, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

A Woman Is

A daughter, a daughter -in -law, a wife, a mother, a house keeper, a care taker You name it and she is! Right from her tender age she senses The distinctions made between she and her brother The freedom denied to her is always granted to him A carefree life […]

July 22, 2018 · 3 comments · Poetry

The Girl Who had the Most Blessed Mind

Sometimes when it would rain And the evening would have a lucid charm She would sit by that window of her living room And think of days happy and warm Like those days she had spent Amidst the green, those hills, Thinking of those flowers with scent And that musical […]

July 22, 2018 · 1 comment · Poetry

Writing as a Calling

By Mark Antony Rossi  The greatest challenge facing the modern writer is not questionable talent or the shifting publishing industry, those are common misunderstood refrains who hear a lot on social media from people who think their novel on alien invasion — it is the absolute tenacity necessary to make […]

July 22, 2018 · 5 comments · Articles

Clandestine Travelers

 By Shobha Diwakar from Jabalpur, India Kamlesh was a regular traveler. Although he often took the flight when fares were low, this time he decided to travel by train. The unfortunate part was since he could not get a first class reservation he was compelled to travel in second class […]

July 22, 2018 · 3 comments · Fiction

The Development Story

Dr. Piyu Deo Mahant from Bhopal, India

July 22, 2018 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Technology, Rumor Mill and the Surveillance State

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal I would have commented on the hug-antics in monsoon session of Parliament but there is much more need worthy issue that needs your attention as a reader.  In a short span of few weeks we have heard of mobs beating innocent people to death over […]

July 22, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Hell-Stinki Affair

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY, USA

July 22, 2018 · 0 comments · Cartoon