Author: Nilakshi Roy

The Hurt Wall

Our feelings are trapped within us. Neelakshi asks if hurt could be hung on the wall and displayed, in this poignant verse, exclusively for Different Truths. Can you hang up your hurt On a wall or something? So that they can see it On, say, scraps and notes And bits and post-its Notebooks, sheets Or posters, […]

When a Big Tree Fell

Nilakshi’s poem about the fall of a big tree acquires a new dimension on World Environment Day. Simple and soulful verse, it operates at many layers. My mother often said When a big tree falls There is more devastation To others than itself… When a big tree fell Were you there when I shook the big […]