Poems

And I wait

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Spread the love           In an intense, poignant, serene and soulful poem, Anumita explores waiting, with all its expectancies and hopes. It’s Sunday and I wait, will soon hear your footsteps. The right one heavier than the left                             it hurts after the fall. As […]


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You are my Country

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Spread the love           Claims and counter-claims have muddled the distinction between patriots and anti-nationals. In the wake of the JNU controversy, allegations are flowing thick and fast. Here’s a poem by a citizen-poet, Dr Ampat. You are my country I love you because Even if I betray you When I do Every time           […]


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Unfinished Love

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Spread the love           Here’s a poignant poem from Sehar. The metaphors of the tree and mountains are powerful.   Tonight, as I sit down to write a few verses, The ink in the inkpot seems too red, The grey sky looks too dark, And the tree outside my window seems too sad tonight. I look at […]


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Being With You…

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Spread the love           Farha imagines that she is with her lover (read husband), lost in the dewy beauty of morning. Here’s a dreamy love poem from Roses and Rhymes, a collection of Love Poems, edited by the poet. I was walking alone in the morning dew Still dreaming of being with you, Holding my hand and taking me […]


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The Wingspan Of Sorrow

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Spread the love           A poignant poem by Reena. It’s intense and sensuous.  If I stoop it is to drink deep of you my doppelgänger, black and grey I wear your shades better than any other wanting none on the bench beside us You moved in with me not content with one night stands Watching you tackle […]


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Today, I Finally Found You

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Spread the love            Ampat’s poem celebrates the immense power of love. His lyrical poem with epic sensibility, moves from the sensual to the social selves. Today I finally found you in between badly written poems and well-written ones I found you like never before my study in brown Today reading the sculpted images of cataclysm […]


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Two Dark Poems

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Spread the love           Different Truths introduces poems from this issue. Ratan pens two dark poems that deal with hatred, violence and deaths, unleashing untold miseries that men in the supreme ignorance bring forth on others. It is also a time of resolute strength, patience, hope and love. Martin Luther King Jr. rightly said, “Darkness cannot drive out […]


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