Category Archives: Poetry

A Labor of Love

Life can be a drudgery; stumbling in and out of a time loop, wherein only dreams provide solace, But then I found you; the loop ceasing intermittently with your warm and tender gaze. The stolen kisses and brief exchanges, The … Continue reading

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Goodness Grief

            There’s a scene from FRIENDS that particularly touches a chord. Phoebe is convinced that a lost cat has taken on the spirit of her deceased mother. As silly as the premise is, Phoebe is … Continue reading

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Dignity in Death

There is dignity in deathIn a mother’s sacrifices, in the dying doctor’s valorDeath is an end that binds us all for even in our very last breath, It is only nature we honor But death is rarely presented as such … Continue reading

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Minni’s Mettle

Cruelty may be the label you seek on your cage-free egg packaging in the first world. It is the blood stains of a child near a suicide bomber in the patronized third. It is also the cries of a father … Continue reading

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A Frail Leaf

A frail leaf in the bosom of the lush metropolis, So far in the eyes of thy own, we have been flawless. Can you hear the crying wind? Oh so mischievously engulfed by the hush-hush sounds of a newborn’s voices, … Continue reading

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The Sexiest Thing You Can Do to Impress a Woman

In this age of competing dating apps to find love, it is evident that the efforts invested in wooing a mate have been on the decline. Case in point:– Quick Lovin’ Many working class folks do not have the time … Continue reading

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Let Go of your Wrongs and Just Write

Writing is not as methodical as science, nor does it produce universally proof-based results as math but it is integral to both. Courses on writing can help to improve the structure and strength of a prose, but the ultimate inspiration … Continue reading

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The “Heated” Dispute of Prakriti’s Abuse

In air-conditioned conference rooms with exorbitantly priced bottled water, they discoursed on the veracity of violation of a woman named Prakriti. Revered as a goddess in only myths; she is an epitome of Shakti. The judge upheld his duty to hear both … Continue reading

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The Shadow Poet

She took a glance at the featured artist column of the daily newspaper and was happy to see a new poem published that day. The Boy Who Cried… My office chair cannot compare to the comfort of my mother’s lap, … Continue reading

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