Life in a bookshelf
By Arun Dev Kumar in General Literary | Reads: 135 | Likes: 0
And through the enfeebling of the once crisp pages, Spoke out the words lost in time: “Alas ! You have found me.  I am the memory that you wasted away in lore & myths. I am your present, buried in these dusty withered sheets” — Arun Dev Kumar  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 08:17 AM
The Spark is in You.
By Prachi in Western | Reads: 182 | Likes: 0
Spark up from within Our interior man Is renewed day after day.     Psychology studies man as a whole unit. A man is divided in parts: body, will, mind, heart & spirit. Normally we go through life without being aware of the parts as separate. Even when conflict arises, he unifies all  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 08:23 AM
A day in the beggar's life
By KALPANA ANNAPRAGADA in Poetry | Reads: 137 | Likes: 0
Holding the begging bowl in my hand, I stood up, early in the morning beggining the day with hope That today my stomach will be filled at least a little, not fully, Someone stopped near me..,No, not for me.. He had stopped To speak to someone, People are passing by, and as usual, I am waiting with m  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 09:07 AM
Rainbows and Butterflies
By Arya Anand in General Literary | Reads: 128 | Likes: 1
Life Isn't Always Rainbows and Butterflies Nothing is constant, be it felicity, joy, sorrow, despair, fear, anger, guilt, anxiety, stress and not even love for that matter. Nothing really lasts or is constant, even if one wants it to. 'Life is Transient' and so are emotions, from Tennyson to Khalil   Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 09:09 AM
Since you are a girk
By kiranmai in Poetry | Reads: 106 | Likes: 1
Children of my age ,playing in the ground I left alone , willing to play Since you are a girl , need not to play.. Clash with brother,the time when he slaps Stressful to defend , yelling to stop Since you are a girl , better to be a rock 40° weather stepping out of home Cover yourself from gaz  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 09:10 AM
We All Bleed the Same.
By Shania in Poetry | Reads: 135 | Likes: 0
Dig a dagger, deep into my chest I bleed in red, just like you. Hit me with sticks and stones I bruise in blue and black and the colour of the berries, just like you. I love children, people, food, places  just like you. If all this ties us together, how come you get privileges I don't? Ho  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 09:24 AM
Epidemic or Entitlement?
By Ganesh Ramalingam in General Literary | Reads: 342 | Likes: 2
I don’t know when and where I was born. What I could recall is , it was the darkest place and I was feeling my movement and I could feel the life force coming in me and I was suddenly flushed into a blinding brightness.   I stumbled there for a long time. It was then my instinct urged me   Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:01 AM
By Mareena in Poetry | Reads: 118 | Likes: 0
I used to sit at the edge of my porch railing,  5 feet above the ground, my feet used to dangle.  Now they don't.  I spread all the flowers out in front of me  And wish them into shooting stars.  I link the beads of a seashell chain  Trying to string my thoughts togethe  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:03 AM
Irritants Are Eye Opener
By Sanjeev Gargish in General Literary | Reads: 104 | Likes: 0
A  thing may be small in stature or status, it's no less in significance.    Every thing or being, seen around has its utility, has a predefined role to play in the inscrutable design of the Almighty.    One must never underestimate the importance of any being. If one harms   Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:04 AM
Too Late
By Harita Baluja in Poetry | Reads: 121 | Likes: 0
"Take me away, You devil of peace.  Said the man to death, sitting in his seat. " The man was rich,  From outside he seemed calm.  But inside his head fought,  The devil and the one.  The one God who watched over his head But probably never saw a thing,  Who knew of it   Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:23 AM
Not another COVID-19 precaution message
By Sanket Pai in General Literary | Reads: 115 | Likes: 1
Not another COVID-19 precaution message. Rather a wake-up call to human beings. There have been a few things that have been going on lately. The Coronavirus has been spreading like a wildfire. Just 7 days ago, the global cases were around 199K. Today, the infected numbers are around 423K. That&rsquo  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:23 AM
The Tale of two Caterpillars
By Shanti in Poetry | Reads: 107 | Likes: 1
Once a caterpillar went into a cocoon, Only to come out looking like the moon, But once inside, it found another pillar by noon, They screamed and fought like in a cartoon, Holding each other's neck very soon, Days passed till they swooned, But God 's magic shined in the cocoon, Both awakened by his  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:34 AM
The Letter
By Adarsh Pradeep in General Literary | Reads: 1,412 | Likes: 27
To, The Chief Minister of Kerala, The ‘Democracy of India’   23rd-March-2020   Sir,   I know you might be busy with the Corona episode but still, I cannot restrain myself from writing this letter to you. Myself Deb from Karbi Anglong, Assam. And yes, you guessed it right,   Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:36 AM
By Suman Khatua in Romance | Reads: 165 | Likes: 1
Both were looking at each other's tearful eyes. Eyes were speaking a lot that day and hearts were darkened completely. She went close to him, he was standing still and was looking at her constantly. She went more closer and this time he didn't stop himself.  She went closer to his face and he   Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:37 AM
Blue Is True
By Cindy Pereira in General Literary | Reads: 164 | Likes: 0
Varun considered himself a 21st century man, abreast with the times and sensitive to the demands of a rapidly transforming society, which was in favour of woman and their empowerment. When he married, he ensured that not only did he live separately from his rather conservative mother, but had also k  Read More...
Published on Mar 25,2020 10:45 AM