Tag:Poetry

The Grind

(Third Floor)A nonchalant company label,Atop the elevator panel reads“Committed to people flow.” I descend, to a lower level.Shoulders stoop, the diaphragm allows,Some discontent to uneasily...

Stalking Prisons

The streets are empty with no one in sight, I check the big clock of the tower behind the basilic of Saint Francis of Assisi. It’s 2 o’clock on a mid-summer Tuesday afternoon. Everything’s shut. Everyone’s resting. My heart’s hitting the walls of its all so tight ribcage, as I need to cross the brightly lit square and go to the other side.

They Say – Vaishnavi Namdeo, Bareilly

They say, 'Check on your dress' They say, 'Why showing that bra strap?' They say, 'Why you go after 9?' They say, 'How...

Woman by a well – Jit Bhattacharya, Kolkata

She squats by the well jet black hair knotted up tight sari bunched around her waist the small of her dark bare back...

BINaries – Alex K.O, Kerala

In between your bare CHEST and torn CLOTH, I see a world of bleak innocence, Untouched by the greed of LITERACY and gaits of POWER. When your...

India’s Daughter – Vijay Kumar Nair, Kerala

Not so long ago, I had to survive on a pittance In a shanty house, struggling for existence And you had no promises to make, no...

Oh! Railway Station- Shehnaz

Oh railway station – How strange are you? How dual is your role You are source point as well as end point, People start their...

The Chandelier above us – Jazar Shahul, Kerala

The yellow glow of the chrome lamp, Softened the contrast on her delicate face, A tiny wisp of smile brought her cute dimples, Where I longed to...

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Pande-mourning

You cry.You postA photographOn your Whatsapp StatusYou send offA scurry of WhatsappMessagesTo potential mourners.You gloatOn your movability.You writeA cathartic...
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A night to remember

Stay up all night with me for once, I say Don’t complain we have work the very next day Step out...

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“Wow, you look...” As soon as those words slipped from his mouth, he regretted conceding to a third drink...

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Pande-mourning

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