Month: January 2023

Poetry

O Day! My Nation Day!

O day! My nation day! O memorable Republic day! Let’s honour Our national flag,  Let’s clap,    Let’s clap,                                                         Let’s again remember […]

Fiction

The Beige Sneakers

by Dinesh Maurya   Tithi lived on her own in a studio flat quite a distance away from the immigration consultancy firm where she worked as a visa counsellor. She hurtled on her scooter every day to travel back and forth through the congested lanes of Old Delhi except on off-days […]

Poetry

कन्हैया हूं

कन्हैया हूं, कैसे नटखट ना होता, एक मैया देवकी मेरी, दूसरी यशोदा की आंखों का तारा, भला कैसे माखन चोर ना कहलाता, कोख थी देवकी की, और गोद मिली यशोदा की, भला कैसे मैं देवकीनंदन यशोदालाला ना कहलाता।। ~Gunwanti Harish Thanvi  India

Poetry

Rain Thunder

I listened to the rain today, But I didn’t go out To feel it on my skin If I did I would have drowned. I felt rain thunder Heard your screams And tasted your sweetness I’m buried in your nightmares And deep in your dreams I have felt & enlivened […]

Poetry

That Cry of Desolation!

I know not what to feel! Lately, I’ve just been feeling like the last wheel- No chores, no load Is it just me or the mind through an redundant road? I sometimes, gaze at the mirror so blankly – Reckoning about worldly desires; And when thoughts appear, I mind-numbingly blink […]

Poetry

World Without You

I saw you in my dreamYou didn’t talk to me, is this some rule of heaven?You forgotmy birthday Ma, I turned eleven.My head feels dizzy, short of breathOne moment you were here and then just left?                              […]

Poetry

Old Man in the Park

He sits alone on a bench In the municipal park Soaking up the wintry sun Staring ahead…at what? I wonder what goes on In the minds of the very old: Are they like Buddhas Sedate and wisdom-filled Or merely empty vessels As they sit waiting patiently In the antechamber to […]

Poetry

Air-Hostess

To become an air-hostess, candidates must have cleared class XII and pursue a certificate in discipline The course to become an air-hostess comes under the ‘Aviation and Hospitality’  management Air-hostess is a demanding career, which requires candidates to maintain high decorum all the time They are bound to interact with […]

Poetry

तस्वीर अंजाने की

दिल में एक तस्वीर देख रहा हुं अंजाने की सूरत चांद सी तो नहीं कह सकता लेकिन चांद उस सूरत सी कह सकता हूं उन आंखों को समुद्र सा गहरा तो नहीं कह सकता लेकिन समुद्र को उन आंखों सा गहरा कह सकता हूं उन जुल्फों को हीरों सा चमकिला […]