Poems

The Dancing Bees

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Spread the love           An evocative poem about nature by Ritambhara, exclusively for Different Truths. The first bloom of the season The blossoming flowers in their utmost beauty  The beauty that is to be cherished, a feast to the eyes A feast for the squandering bees O’ what a beautiful day it is, quells the little bee […]


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Relief

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Spread the love           An evocative rain poem, by Dr. Amrinder, exclusively for Different Truths. Raindrops knock on my window I do not let them in. They hit, the glass pane like pellets But I pay no heed. They glide down in a stream of tears But I pretend I have not seen. For I have an […]


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Bluebells in Glee

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Spread the love           Here’s an evocative prose poem by Deeya, exclusively for Different Truths. The bluebells in glee spring their jocund heads in the sunny scape of mind, the fleeting images of a sickle-shaped moon, weaned from the sapling sun are coquetries. Love prophesied in the over-arched poplar trees are an ode to the doleful evening […]


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Pain and Pleasure

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Spread the love           An evocative erotic love poem by Meenakshi, exclusively for Different Truths. I feel your stubble on my cheek Your breath on my neck is warm Your bite on my neck leaves a scar But making love to you is all about marks Hard and brutally you pound me I’m holding on to you […]


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To My Own Demise

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Spread the love           An evocative poem about life and death, where Ayub talks to his demise, exclusively for Different Truths. O! My demise, Alter your route, Dislodge yourself from my heart, Walk alongside but be at arm’s length.   O! My demise, I have yet to perform obligations More significant than you are, Which I have […]


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Alienation

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Spread the love           An evocative poem from Sarala wherein she describes the dark, gloomy world of depression and alienation, exclusively for Different Truths. Why was Sheila alienated From the society? Give me an answer! This mental health disorder Is gripping children to Youth to old age! Ever since she has been Diagnosed for depression She is […]


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Are we not all Privileged and Unprivileged in Some Way?

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Spread the love           Ritambhara looks at the emptiness and void in the lives of the rich and pits it against the have-nots, in this verse, exclusively for Different Truths. The homeless on the roads longing for the life of a rich Little does he know, the problems the rich are facing Little does he know, the […]


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Alienation

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Spread the love           A poem about depression among women by Sarala, exclusively for Different Truths. Why was Sheila alienated From the society? Give me an answer! This mental health disorder Are gripping children to Youth to old age! Ever since she has been Diagnosed with depression She is mocked at And not allowed to attend Any […]


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The Whore

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Spread the love           An enigmatic and evocative poem by Ayub, exclusively for Different Truths.   This darkness Of the room why doesn’t become darker? Memories of the past flicker on the walls, In such a glare as the eyes don’t close. The sleep of centuries, Stands at the threshold of mind, Stitching new dreams on the […]


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Oh Woman!

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Spread the love           A woman-centric and a protest poem by Sarala, exclusively for Different Truths. Your eyes  Vast Blue River  Full of sweet dreams! Your eyebrows  Arched like a soft bow! Your glance  Full of grace and compassion! Your cheeks  Glowing like a lotus in bloom  Your pink moist lips  Speak volumes of your desires! Your […]


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