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The Distant Voice

Artist: Amena Malik I am standing on wet grass… There are people around me but I cannot see anyone. I can only hear voices. Rejoicing voices they are. Everyone is excited about something, but … Read more…

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A Letter to My Mother…

Dear Mamma, It is not Mothers’ Day, it is not Women’s Day, and it is not even your birthday. It is not that I am shifting to another city for university and not even … Read more…

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Growing Our Saplings Well!

It is a lazy Sunday afternoon and I am cleaning my room! Every time I clean my room, I promise myself that I would maintain it. And then, just like the new year resolutions which … Read more…

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Abandoned.

Ankit hates my habit of taking up night duties. He is always found scolding me for some thing or the other. “Why do you choose night duties?” “Why only YOU have to go as … Read more…

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The X and Y!

One chromosome that divides the world population into two halves is the sex chromosome. Well, ideally there is a pair of sex chromosomes in the human body one of which is undoubtedly ‘X’ while … Read more…

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Perceive to Preserve

A botanist opens a flower, and differentiates the calyx and corolla. A florist holds a flower, and ties a ribbon around it. A poet sees a flower, and describes its every shade, every curve. … Read more…

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Autumn and Winter

Autumn A proof that Something as dead as A wilted leaf Can celebrate life With its bright orange and yellow For, every fallen leaf Sacrifices his life And love; So that the tree can … Read more…

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The light of my life

A light that shines always Brighter than the sun And even when there is no moon A light that directs A light that inspires A light that shows the way,  The right way…   … Read more…

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Time, you old gypsy man!

Time you old gypsy man Will you not stay? Put up your caravan Just for one day! I had this poem in my sixth grade curriculum, but it makes sense now. Time waits for … Read more…

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Passion and Profession

One of the most important life decisions that one has to make at a very young age is making a career choice. This turn of life is analogous to standing at a point from … Read more…