Beauty shines through the face Or through the expressions on thy face Hidden behind the made up glaze Of cosmetic and hairdo in a craze. True beauty though shines unhindered Be thy skin fair or of darker shade It glows through the inner soul Of you when found without covers. Covers that mask your … Continue reading WORLD BEAUTY CONTEST
Patriotism of sorts is observed by patriots. Living in the country one doesn't sometimes think much about it but staying away from one's motherland one yearns for that identity and belongingness.
Intolerance soars to unknown heights, Creating havoc with insecurity and frights. Be it Kashmir, Karachi or our own Kisumu, Be it Somalia, Sudan, Syria or the land of Zulu.
http://www.theasianweekly.net/web/ Published in The Asian Weekly issue 298
Fragments that scattered, disturbed in imagination are none other than pieces of my broken heart. एक अरसा हुआ नींद को आए हुए बेरहम इस पलक को झपकाए हुए सन्नाटों से घायल हुई लम्बी सी रातें और ख़यालों में तुमसे करना दो बातें There was a time once, when, they would weep and bleed blood red … Continue reading The Tragedy Queen – A Tribute
Planting a tree is not just an activity. It is a sacred ceremony of nature. Planting a tree is done with love in the heart. It is an act that is very Divine. Dig the soil out to make that hollow but with an apology to Mother Earth, For you disturb her in her … Continue reading TREE PLANTING
THE WORLD IS MY VALENTINE @ LHSG By Monica Gokaldas Valentine Day is approaching us soon and the atmosphere will be filled with Love and Romance. What does Valentine Day mean to most of us – Love messages/ Roses/ Gifts/ A Romantic Dinner/A short holiday with a loved one…. Each person has his … Continue reading LHSG Valentine 2015
The Valentine Poem as published in The Asian Weekly, Valentine issue 12feb-18feb2016 ,Edition 286. www.theasianweekly.net VALENTINE Emerging from the closets Of the Claudius clad Rome Came the silent whiff of love Oozing hidden behind bars Not him who wept silently in pain He knew crying gave none any gain Instead he sprinkled the Love rain … Continue reading THE VALENTINE POEM
Looking at the scene today, it seems Valentine Day is not just a day but an industry. There are several businesses that make a good buck around this Day. Nothing wrong with that at all. The flower vendors, the stuffed toy makers, the lingerie manufacturers, the greeting card sellers, the wrapping paper manufacturers and lot … Continue reading THE VALENTINE DAY