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Sunday, April 30, 2017

I Wish – Vartika Seth

I wish I had choices! To reject the good and challenge the bad, To break up with my friends and make up with my foes, To give...

Assumptions – Aditi Uniyal, Mumbai

I never knew what war looked like; I often imagine that it will feel like closing my eyes- for a moment, I can see everything and in...

Homosexual Fairy – Nantha Kishore, Kerala

Displeased like hiccups We admonish our parents For making simple love A complex equation That like a child Grasping around new words Is difficult for them to understand; When the same...

Friendship – Ramlal Agarwal, Maharashtra

Yes, we were Friends He and I Huddled together in a class He admired my abilities I, his enormous wealth That was in the wake of adolescence A sort of...

The Life theatre – Dolat Prajapati, Rajasthan

Hiding the horror of hunting eyes A wolf perfectly plays a poor lamb Draping a holy robe around the upper back A satan blissfully makes into...

Ruined wishes – Zaieem Ahmad, Jammu & Kashmir

Something was there with brisk effervescence That was escalating me to go onwards My thinking most impeccable, I thought Nothing was under the spies, my freeness But the...

What cartographers don’t show – Sneha Subramanian Kanta, UK

The limbs of India ache in the synecdoche Of shadows: pulled by politicians, stretched By generations of prisoners inside themselves. Within the belly of a little village...

The Minstrel – Vidya Pandarinath, Karnataka

He is  a beggar, blinded  by fate  You can  find  him outside  the railway gate, Seated on a  discarded  tablet  of   stone Beneath  an old tree within  ...

When I Would be Old – Ifa Agnes, Bihar

When I would be old, with those feeble hands, The stammering words and the wrinkled bark Do I would have a  hand, to go to the...

May in Odisha – Pitambar Naik, Odisha

May in Odisha Life hugs a test in the fire A river of love serum flows Butea Monosperma Slashes hearts. At the span of Every beat of the heart A lot...