‘Likes to cash’ contest entry- Reshma Velappan (Jasmine)

"Jasmine... ", that's what he used to call her... just because they used to meet under the moonlight enveloped in the sweet fragrance of jasmine flowers. But that was a long time ago. Now they are married and had spend almost 40 years with each other.... And he is not calling her "Jasmine "anymore... His … Continue reading ‘Likes to cash’ contest entry- Reshma Velappan (Jasmine)

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‘Likes to cash’ contest entry- Guneet Kaur( You wouldn’t have said goodbye)

The memories of you Are engraved within my heart, Nothing in this world Could ever tear us apart. Because you are not here, I have so much of fear. Fear of separation,fear of loss and fear of insecurity. Because you're not here Some think that you're gone, But I tell them better Let's say you … Continue reading ‘Likes to cash’ contest entry- Guneet Kaur( You wouldn’t have said goodbye)

Uncountable Dimes

By ANZAL KHAN Let me tell you a story in the form of a dream, When the days were cold and the spirits of night all screamed, Hanging by the windowsill, a solitary moon, contemplating; Was reflecting upon someone else’s beauty her only ability? The moon wept tears cascading down a silver glow, Indifferent and … Continue reading Uncountable Dimes

Analysis of Ted Hughes’ ‘Crow Tyrannosaurus’

You can read the whole poem here. Edward James (Ted) Huges was born in Mytholmrod, in the West Riding district of Yorkshire. His childhood was quiet and dominately rural. The landscape of the moors of the area informed his poetry throughout his life. He attended Pembroke college and majored in archaeology, anthropology and studied mythology. … Continue reading Analysis of Ted Hughes’ ‘Crow Tyrannosaurus’

Crow Tyrannosaurus

CROW TYRANNOSAURUS BY TED HUGHES You can read the critical analysis of the poem here. Creation quaked voices-- It was a cortege Of mourning and lament Crow could hear and he looked around fearfully. The swift's body fled past Pulsating With insects And their anguish, all it had eaten. The cat's body writhed Gagging A … Continue reading Crow Tyrannosaurus

An Appreciation Of ‘The Road Not Taken’

By RADHIKA GARG The poem 'Road Not Taken' by Robert Frost: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as … Continue reading An Appreciation Of ‘The Road Not Taken’

Apocalypse

As I sit here, Looking at the city stretched below me, The twinkling lights, The roads criss-crossing- Like a maze, All I can think of is how insignificant we are, Individually. What can we hope to accomplish alone In this world where lurks thousands and thousands, Dreaming the same dream? What if, what if The … Continue reading Apocalypse