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Beat My Drum Alone Poem

  Beat My Drum Alone I beat my drum alone most often. Sometimes I tried playing with another and others, but, the tone was sad and dull. Now, I beat my drum alone most often. I walk my road alone most often. Sometimes I tried walking with others, measuring their steps with mine. But the path became tedious, and I walked ahead. Now, I walk my road alone most often. [...]

By | June 24th, 2017|English Poems|3 Comments

The Dawn: Marathon Race to Acche Din

With a splendid foreword by Purno A. Sangma, the former Speaker of Lok Sabha, the dazzling book by Phidalia Toi - The Dawn: Marathon Race to Acche Din is the first installment on the governance of the Modi-led NDA government in the centre. The Dawn annunciates the beginning of a new era in the politics of India where a man of determination becomes the commander-in-chief of a nation which is [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Books|2 Comments

Becoming a Book Reviewer (Critic)

Book Reviews are becoming very popular and I am delighted to see many young persons coming in the groove and rolling with the trend. Yes guys! Let's read them all and let's offer our opinions - encouraging, harsh, neutral or even exaggerated! After all, we have the democratic right to read the books once an author writes it; we have the same democratic right to share our thoughts about what [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Writing Tips|1 Comment

Shiva | A Poem

Shiva Shiva destroy 'me' please. Burn 'my & me' to unseen ashes and free 'nothingness' to mingle with YOU. This 'I' needs the Ganges you decorate in your mystifying Jata. Let the holy water wash the ashes, before returning to eternity. O' Shiva, destroy me, please!  

By | June 2nd, 2017|English Poems|0 Comments

Colourless Night – A Poem

Colourless Night Once again I see the occident and the wide horizon, ready to swallow the ruddy ball of light and melt that with the ocean's water. Along the shore, with each step I am getting a year back in those memories once I lived as life. Those whom I lost and those who lost me, I see the sun setting, yet again; they will also see. No mermaids I [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|English Poems|0 Comments

Burn: Love, Passion, Hate

Psychological drama novels are getting in trend in the contemporary Indian fiction and undoubtedly, I find it a good signal for the readers as well as the literature. We already have had enough of 'usual romance' and Bollywood novels. A new title which kept my attention was - Burn: Love, Passion, Hate. This novel, rather a sensation, is authored by Christine D'Sylva, an author with name and seven books to [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Books|0 Comments

Is Literature Propaganda? An Attempt to Answer

In most of these days, I was thinking one thing constantly. Are there the literary pieces which are but propaganda? It's not a simple question because extensive research and evidence would be required to come to a concrete conclusion. And making things clearer, I am not including the works by historians, geologists, scientists and archaeologists which are mostly (7 out of 10 days) propaganda. Who can forget the great Aryan [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

To Kill a Mockingbird

  Yes, Harper Lee! I know what you want to suggest - whites are bad and they are racist at times. They come from a country which did not let the women vote for a long time. They come from a nation which did not let the blacks participate in democracy for a long time. They come from a nation which is still in dilemma over terrorism - whether they [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Books|1 Comment

Rafflesia The Banished Princess

Some of the fiction pieces are not meant to be mere fiction and they extend beyond being ones... they become philosophy, psychology, history and even autobiography of many people at once. I am lucky to have read a number of the fiction pieces which might fit well in the criteria discussed above. Autobiography of a Yogi, The Prelude, The Waste Land, Pilgrim's Progress, Othello and a long list would follow. [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Books|0 Comments

The Protectors of Aesner

Any person in the world must wonder how the messiah would look like. Every person in the world must acknowledge it he or she must have heard the stories which feature some kind of messiah who just swings around, does some stunts and save the entire human race. Am I wrong by any means? Though not exactly the messiah, the people about whom I will be talking tonight are some [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Books|0 Comments