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Monthly Archives: July, 2011

Self Help Books – Ramaprasad, Kerala

In my early sixties I still look for self help books whenever I visit a bookshop. Having played a vital role in my life...

The Notion of selfhood in Bharati Mukherjee’s ‘Wife’ and ‘Jasmine’ : A Comparative Study – Reetika Jamwal, Himachal Pradesh

Bharati Mukherjee, an Indian- American immigrant author, and a professor of English at the University of California represents in her novels the contemporary woman’s...

Sweat – Mahnaz Badihian, California

Sweat Long time ago I was a seed Growing up in the far land Thinking I will root there for ever But I pollinated in strange lands for...

The city never sleeps – Amitava Nag, Kolkata

The city wakes up. The Point of View of the reader finds an over-bridge. More focus. A huddle of men – aged and young....

“I believe, Buddha was the greatest poet on this planet earth.” – Nimal Dunuhinga, Poet, Sri Lanka

‘I am not a scholar, just a sailor, but I learned a few things from the Life-school. At last I found, Man does not...

“Gori Chitti” to Sportscaster – Meera Venkatesan

A young  girl, with evidently little sophistication is quite worried. Her parents are discussing about the boy  who is coming to see her next...

Beauty – Anand GR Viswanathan

Beauty is The Promise We keep rising from a failure! Beauty is the Innocence Smile and Curiosity We observe in our Child! Beauty is the Small Sacrifices Made to...

To Irom Shormila – Latha Prem Sakhya

To Irom Shormila Your sacrifice to redeem a people Surviving persecution fills me with pride To be part of the same humanity. Yet it shames me – a...
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