Archive for July, 2018

How Huxley Haunts Me

By Mark Antony Rossi I did not mean to steal it. I have always regarded the place with the reverence of a church. But once I got an audiocassette of the narrated version of Huxley’s “Brave New World” from the local public library I never returned it. I meant no […]

July 15, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles

Happiness

The  dancing  swan on the  lake Splashing  water  fascinates  me Reflection  showing  equal  and Opposite  reaction also attracts  me I  see  my  own  image  as  a  butterfly, Flitting  around  from  flower  to  flower Also as  peacock  with  its  open  plumes Prancing  gloriously  in  rain  shower The  laughter  that’s  manifest With  […]

July 15, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

One Morning at Khwai

Heard a lot about her Khwai the river In textbooks of my childhood She came and stood Before me Like a fairy After some twenty years and ten Reached her when Saw her like a timid one, little and inconspicuous Nothing like those I have seen at Dooars, Or at other […]

July 15, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

That-A-Boy

By Terence Wynne from Camillus, NY, USA

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Candle March

By Shobha Diwakar Rapes and candle march seem to have become synonymous terms. Who are the gallant young men who organize these dramatic rallies and profess to shed unshed tears for those innocent babes who lose their life and struggle to survive amidst propaganda? Young schoolchildren who probably do not […]

July 15, 2018 · 4 comments · Articles

Not a Haiku

A young woman gave me a smile it was enough enough to do another day with hope in this  big heart of mine                                                       […]

July 15, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

A Drop on Fire

Dr. Piyu Deo Mahant from Bhopal, India

July 15, 2018 · 0 comments · Cartoon

Ballad Of Lost Dreams

I sing you now the Ballad of lost Dreams, of men in search of their identity. I sing you now the Ballad of how to be a man of love and true belief, a man of hope and of power, bringing gold into a world of iron. I sing you […]

July 15, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

Rothko

I sat in that Rothko chapel and I knew I was as close to God as I could ever get the closest to seeing him through those paintings of nothingness the deafening sound of silence time almost stopping god has no need of time and through those paintings I could […]

July 8, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry

A Ride Inside

Yeah! The best ride I witnessed in my life. I’m inside me and it tingles me. Whatever I do to myself, I’ll feel it myself. I entered through a round gate and got swallowed by me. It’s dark inside and I cannot see a thing. A trek to the intellect […]

July 8, 2018 · 0 comments · Poetry