Literature

Literature

Salvage

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s an intense, enigmatic poem, by Kabir, that deals with the cruelty of the society, for Different Truths. The hell replenishes itself  Pleased by her evil desires as mirage  An unborn child kicks her mother  While she smiles with that tremor  From this pen, I write a poem  Not about the smile she just gave  […]

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A Scaffolding of Love

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s an intense and powerful women-centric poem by Mamta that celebrates her love despite countless sufferings, for Different Truths. Throbbing with exhaustion and pain Cramped muscles ache for rest The daily routine of endless hours Begins before sunrise The sun sets but she plods on.   Every village in the distant hills Relies on these […]

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Braveheart Captain M.N. Mulla Chose the Dignity of Death over Dishonour

Reading Time: 4 minutesBraveheart Capt. Mahendra Nath Mulla MVC wilfully chose never to forsake his men; leave them behind when a torpedo fired from the Daphne-class Pakistani submarine PNS Hangor struck his ship, INS Khukri, sliding it to its final resting place, off the Kathiawar coast. Maj Gen Raj pays a tribute to the Braveheart, in Different Truths. When […]

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Indigenous Publishing Industry under Threat from eBooks

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith the advent of e-publishing, there has been a sharp decline in the traditional publication of books. Many peoples are getting e-books. This has plunged the publishing industry into an abysmal state, opines Manthena, exclusively for Different Truths. Publishers in India are facing a crisis. The dearth of the prospects of printing has been the […]

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The Ultimate

Reading Time: 1 minuteA sensuous and erotic poem by Amrinder, for Different Truths. Soaring of passions like Powerful winged birds. A cataract of pleasure Cascading over flesh. Grim determined pursuits  Without civilised graces. Faces contorted As if in pain. The grappling and groping As if battling for life, Like two wild animals In lethal combat. The exquisite torture, […]

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Hearty Heaves

Reading Time: 2 minutesHere’s an intense and inward-looking love poem by Anouchika, for Different Truths. I bit my lips hard and faced Love Love, bold and pretentious Mindless of my heart’s tidal heaves Looked at me with light heartedness, Winked at me playfully and smiled coyly! I opened my mouth, wanting to have Musical artistic productions from my […]

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Be a Paragon of Peace

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s a poem of hope and peace by Manthena, for Different Truths. When you love all foes you have no woes Embittered enmity flees with fear on toes  Loyal love for the world turns you a victor  You go on showering  love above a sector Nobility is the peerless promoter of peace Amity accelerates its […]

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From Silence to Resilience!

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s an inward-looking, women-centric poem where Aishwarya talks of her voyage, her insecurities and strengths, for Different Truths. as I pondered in silence… my life reeled before me from when I’d my sensibilities a myriad of collages replayed some clear, some cluttered, yet, somehow they all mattered!   a journey indeed ~ it’s been for […]

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In Love with a Doctor

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn intense love poem by Amrinder. A patient’s crush for the doctor is celebrated here, for Different Truths. He took my head in both his hands And looked deep into my eyes, He did not see their sparkling beauty Nor the love in them that lies. It was for jaundice and for pallor That he […]

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Her Shattered Dreams

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn evocative woman-centric poem by Sarala that exposes the brutality of traditions, the patriarchal system, for Different Truths. She dreamt of a Beautiful life But all she got was Threats n beatings Kicked till she bled Her face disfigured Her vermilion smudged In her own tears She bled, yes she bled No one to care […]

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