Author: Neelam Dadhwal


Reading Time: 1 minuteNeelam’s evocative poem celebrates the present, for Different Truths. A humble game how life begins fair enough or brave enough before time what goes on. How the life lets us choose our options to test our endurance drives us to learn what we can put to the stake to love, nurture and grow in this […]

Something More

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s a poem of protest and hope, by Neelam, in Different Truths. A day’s long silence when there is a cry I feel the cage be free freedom should be a primal right. When you can rather speak than soil your feet halfway through let your voice be heard without angst and hurt. When the […]

A New Year Soiree

Reading Time: 1 minuteA poem dedicated to the New Year, in the Special Feature on New Year, exclusively in Different Truths. A night when ushers into new dawn tripping on the past without exhaustion, a momentary persuasion is life this does not ends, burning a bright flame our least possibilities, meagre circumstances sometimes in deep trench of ocean only we know […]

Diwali Fest

Reading Time: 1 minuteAmidst the mundane rigmarole of life comes the joy of festivity, says Neelam, in the verse, as part of the special feature on Diwali, for Different Truths. In façade, lights sparkle through water music spreads through feet a star to star seems a way, heart trembles of luck, unanticipated. When mirrors shine as we see in […]

Random Peek at Depression

Reading Time: 1 minuteDepression is a slow poison with no specific cure. Often with assimilation of model behaviour, it can help a person deal with it. Rather than having a dreaded view, Neelam expresses her feelings in this verse, in Different Truths. what oft delirium set of cafes, of poster arts a sketch seems so burlesque on edges starts the […]

Small Things that make Heaven

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis poem, writes Neelam, came to her as an inspiration in tumult time of Cauvery Water issue, which led to the outbreak of violence and arson, disrupting peace and security at large. When you breathe on a flower however slow, it takes another eternity to remember the fragrant moist of rain or you promise a pact […]

With this Will

Reading Time: 1 minuteA poem of integration and hope from Neelam for Different Truths. There is nothing to conquest in this sky, and not theirs or ours if it is cut enough to be your roof, tight as mist around, transpires to shed inhibition, completely takes in its horizon, dark and darkest burning misery and tears, that there […]