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

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‘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)

Writing Prompt Day 12

This writing prompt is on a very vast concept. The concept of love. Your interpretation of 'love'. What does love mean to you? Pen down a story, poem or just an opinion piece that shocks, scandalizes and makes the reader gasp in revelation as they read about love in a way that they have never … Continue reading Writing Prompt Day 12

‘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

‘Likes to Cash’ Contest entry- Sarika Dsouza (Dreams)

The advent of dawn pricked Gowri's dreams and woke her up with a sense of expectation. She stood and tiptoed down the stairs, Went outside and stared at the misty mountains, Absorbed by the mornings silence. Her breath formed a white plume in the air, She felt warm for her heart throbbed with excitement and … Continue reading ‘Likes to Cash’ Contest entry- Sarika Dsouza (Dreams)

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’