Naina Dey’s Poems

Friend When I saw us down a street of shadows hand in hand I made my own story With you I can make stories by dozens Of lost loves violets and pomegranates and unsung poems With you I can float my paperboat of...

A Story Beyond a Soft Romance!

Fiction writing in Telugu started in the later part of 19th century with Rajasekhara Charitamu by  Kandukuri Veeresalingam, a well-known social reformer of the day. Short-story writing gathered momentum in the...

Medha Sreeya’s Three Poems

Hide and seek I don’t hate the game though, of course, I don’t. I remember exploring new places where no one could find me, Running out of new places to hide. I recollect this weird fear in me of...

Whirlpool of Time

Time’s a whirlpool Past present future All coalesce Memories flit Moments of love, joy arrive and retract Like the rolling waves to be filled in by memories of pain, misery eternally Emotions are cyclical Like...

Re-cycling of a bicycle…

We are familiar with recycling of waste materials into new forms and shapes. It is deliberately promoted as a good environmental practice. Approaches to recycling of wastes are always encouraged and...

Migration and Assimilation

Reading harlot Pekins Gillman’s short story “The Yellow Wall paper” with my students in the physical space of the classroom I was able to direct their attention to the damp marks on the wall asking them to see...

Reign of Rain!

1 Sharp blades of freshly washed grass carry on them the still persisting water droplets… Tiny, tender green leaves sprout from the previously barren buds and the roads are all clean and washed… As though...

Jai Bheem: A Paradigm Shift

In a pivotal scene in Sooriya’s Jai Bheem, the brash cop Perumalsamy (Prakash Raj) explains how and why he had to smash the fingers of a rogue youth to keep him off an innocent girl’s back. So...

Lopamudra Banerjee’s Three Poems

Mother (I) The smudged vermillion that trails along The zigzagged contours of the abdomen of ‘Home’. The heaving breaths, resuscitated in the folds and creases Of the unstarched red and white of a sari, the...

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Naina Dey’s Poems

Friend When I saw us down a street of shadows hand in hand I made my own story With you I can make stories by dozens Of lost loves violets and pomegranates and unsung poems With you I can float my paperboat of secrets...

A Story Beyond a Soft Romance!

Fiction writing in Telugu started in the later part of 19th century with Rajasekhara Charitamu by  Kandukuri Veeresalingam, a well-known social reformer of the day. Short-story writing gathered momentum in the first...

Medha Sreeya’s Three Poems

Hide and seek I don’t hate the game though, of course, I don’t. I remember exploring new places where no one could find me, Running out of new places to hide. I recollect this weird fear in me of not being...

Whirlpool of Time

Time’s a whirlpool Past present future All coalesce Memories flit Moments of love, joy arrive and retract Like the rolling waves to be filled in by memories of pain, misery eternally Emotions are cyclical Like birth of...

Re-cycling of a bicycle…

We are familiar with recycling of waste materials into new forms and shapes. It is deliberately promoted as a good environmental practice. Approaches to recycling of wastes are always encouraged and appreciated by one...

Migration and Assimilation

Reading harlot Pekins Gillman’s short story “The Yellow Wall paper” with my students in the physical space of the classroom I was able to direct their attention to the damp marks on the wall asking them to see if they...