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Monthly Archives: December, 2010

Getting Heard – Annie George

“Through poetry we approach fresh and unexplored areas of meaning. It is never a meaning in finality we can only hope to have approached...

Reminiscences – Santhosh Kumar Kana

My grandfather used to bring me a packet of sweets when I was nine or ten years old. When he arrived in the...

My Island – Jan Oskar Hansen

The island has a river, behind the river a dark forest sings when the wind blows around the mountain. I once climbed up to its summit...

Feathers – Vivek

It was a dull and horrid day for him, the day he attended his umpteenth interview, only to hear that the management had already...

India for Sale

“The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy”  - Theodore H. White Unimaginable nexus among politicians, bureaucrats, press and...

“There is no war that can break and stop hatred. So I prefer Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent style” Croatian Poet Lana Derkac

Lana Derkac was born on 22 June, 1969, in Požega, Croatia. She graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Philosophy. She writes poetry,...

River Mayyazhi a Sweet Memory – PA Noushad

Being far away from the madding crowd of the city, my village Nadapuram in Kozhikode District remains an unspoiled scenic beauty. The raging Mayyazhi...

Brown Pebbles – Anita Manuel

The wine was flowing. So were the conversation and the laughter. Apropos of nothing, Kane turned to smile at the Indian girl sitting next...
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Fruit Punch

I should have asked her months ago. But I have been preoccupied with my family’s concerns. How will you protect your wife in that unknown place? What will you do if someone harms her? You have no experience in travel. You don’t even know Hindi. How will you get things done? Why can’t you go someplace nearby, like Munnar? But I had promised Agneta, and I couldn’t break it.

Our Men are Learning

“Cut them some slack,our men are still learning.”“Don't be so harsh,our men are still learning.”Did you know thatthe learning...

The Scavenger’s Song

An endless highway. A lone man, Ikbir Kaur, hesitantly walks along the dusty pavement aided by a mystical tinge of...

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Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

My interest in Ismat Chughtai developed when I first...