She

By Mariela Maroto   There was fire in her eyes And water on her cheeks She has never felt so helpless So powerless, so weak The world was falling And the only thing she could do was stare Stare at the destruction At the inevitable fall of the universe itself   There was fire in … Continue reading She

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An Analysis of the poem ‘Nature’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson is best known as the critical figure who sparked the social movement of Transcendentalism, an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England that taught that divinity pervades all nature and humanity. Its members held progressive views on feminism and communal living. Ralph often used poetry to spread his ideology about … Continue reading An Analysis of the poem ‘Nature’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Poem for You

by Tokika Yepthomi Today I wrote a poem for you knitted each verse carefully and meticulously So that it may whisper in your ears gracefully And pierce through your heart like a poisoned arrow   Maybe the past was too deep and narrow That you got stranded in your own tears And you forgot to … Continue reading A Poem for You

Transfixed By Tranquillity

By Arya Dixit My morning jog had me breathless; There was a stitch in my side, My shirt soaked through. And so My eyes and lungs rejoiced as I happened upon a lake. It was turquoise, green with a hint of grey (Reflecting the sky; it was a gloomy day) And yet, the lake was … Continue reading Transfixed By Tranquillity

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Yuvraj Seth

You might notice, The shape of her hips, But never the words, Which are unuttered out of her lips, She might be in need, In need of help, Her life might be miserable, And might have been made like hell, Tortured ,abused and Forced to sex, What you love is not the inside heart, But … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Yuvraj Seth

‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Ramya Hebbar (Changing Phases)

Eons have passed and eons will pass, Poverty till exists at the level of grass. Discrimination exists amongst various classes, There are fights for the area of masses. Human kind have distracted and lost their path, Disasters and loss of life are their aftermath. There takes place slaughtering of innocent animals, Toxic chemicals released from … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ contest entry- Ramya Hebbar (Changing Phases)

And as the sun sets

And as the sun sets, Tucking itself comfortably beneath The endless sea, Spreading it's crimson hue Across land like a thick blanket, Warming cold hearts And rekindling broken ones, The moon stood on its toes, Eager to shed it's silver light On a dark sea of people Clamouring and chattering. Ah! What a delightful sight. … Continue reading And as the sun sets

The Depression Cypher

By ANZAL KHAN Let me tell you a story about a man with a voice, So melodious and magical, yet deprived of a choice. He descended as an infant born, not knowing any hatred, grudges or vengeful scorn. He began well, the toddler always laughing and happy, not a moment too soon, he’s bawling and … Continue reading The Depression Cypher

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