Category Archives: Poetry

Nothing Really Happened.

A dear friend sent this little poem in Hindi to me with his best wishes. Let me try and make justice by translating it to have the same effect in English. Nothing really happened Broke the heart a little Alienated … Continue reading

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The Back Benchers!

B A Backbencher in the UK In Westminster parliamentary systems, a backbencher is a member of Parliament (MP) or a legislator who holds no governmental office and is not a frontbench spokesman in the Opposition, being instead simply a member of the “rank and file“.  You will see that there … Continue reading

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Freedom.

“Where the mind is without fear
and the head is held high, 
where knowledge is free. Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls. Where words come out from the depth of truth,
where tireless striving … Continue reading

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Acceptance.

Life, with its hardships and losses, isn’t exactly a non-stop celebration. While one would certainly like it to be so, there will be occasions and events when the celebration comes to an end and things pass into memories. Some times, … Continue reading

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Jalaluddin Rumi.

Some beautiful answers and way of thinking of Turkish poet Jalaluddin Rumi…. What Is Poison ? ? ? AnyThing Which Is More Than Our Necessity Is Poison. It May Be Power, Wealth, Hunger, Ego, Greed, Laziness, Love, Ambition, Hate, Or … Continue reading

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It Might Have Been.

This phrase is often used to describe missed opportunities and most people who quote this are not aware that they are from a poem of the early nineteenth century describing a typical rural broken romance.  I was enlightened by my … Continue reading

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