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The Changes

His skin is flaked, weathered by the sun His eyes show the colours of yesteryear His shadow grows and fades With the hours of the days As the...

THE WRECK OF THE COSTA CONCORDIA

(13 January 2012) T'was a cold January night off Italy, can still hear the cries fading The cruise ship Costa Concordia capsized and sank while sailing Past...

Monsoon Song

I   hear  the  bugle horn in  the  air, Rising  above  the  silent  daydream; With  a lash of your cane and a groan of thunder, You emerge victorious...

Realization

The wise say, why wander hither and thither, Temples, mosques and churches; He is within you. Have I found Him within me? Not yet; But I see Him, In the...

Girlhood

Gone are those golden days My unforgettable girlhood days; The delight of roaming with friends On the wide roads, with the fresh breeze blowing, Bougainvilleas peeping from...

THE BALLAD OF A SEAMAN’s BLUES

At the stroke of twelve one night I carried my luggage down Big suitcase and a heavy backpack Both shades of golden brown Friendly cabbie smiled'n'helped Me hoist it...

Flood: The Uniter

Wings spread furiously, Eyes on destruction You came unnoticed; Revealing the true colours Of your monstrous nature. Washing away the hopes And strengthening the blasphemy. But, you also washed away the...

The Street Light

A street light stood in the middle of the night, bestowed light upon me in the blind fight, showed me the path that led me home, distinguished...

Gravels of Sand

Hold us unto your ear, And we recite a saga untold. Feel us under your feet, And we ride you to the realms of your past. Gaze upon...

Durga: The Divine Mother

You are the inertia, The passion and transcendence, The divine mother’s Feminine energy-. In its full glory. Descended from the heavenly abode To destroy devils and demons. In these nine days...

Durga Pooja

The clear sky, The lush green vegetation, The chirping of birds since dawn,  The golden sun rays in the morning- Yes, yes, I know, my dear Mother- You have...

A Caribbean Mother’s Song

My sonny gone over de ocean My sonny gone over de sea He gawn dere tuh work for mo' money And dat he gawn send back tuh...
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 The First Kiss

Ankita, a 15 year old bespectacled brunette,  was exhausted of her school life and studies.Unlike other girls who would go for parties and have...

Conscience!!

"Lockdown extended! Loria Why did this happen to us?" "Remove those scars from your face. It's now a part of life that knocks at your strength. Let...

The Jungle Book

The following summer break after Papa’s premature death seemed to be an opportune time to get out of the lingering gloominess and arrange for...

The Beautiful Ross

The early rays of sun slowly pulled the dark shade of the night up from my eyes as I lay there on my bed...