The Wrecks

She took’em all, big and small;Her bosom adorned with floating corpses. The men of the sea succumbed to her wills, Whilst the tempest raged and their vessel caved. The carrion was her’s to keep, A trophy for her winged children;10 moons later the wood washed ashore, A kingdom devoid of its beloved subjects. 100 moons later the wood turned to …

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The Sketch

The darker hues brought her to life,Charred remains when indecision was rife.She was none he knew,Another pencil stroke on white canvas.Soon but soon the eyes would stare,Far beyond than he’d care.He thought of glimmer and glitter:Anything to bring her closer to the world of men.But then something formed in the corner of her eye, Her soul …

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Poem: SHE

In a morn as sweet as tulips bloom, She entered the crowd in a cacophony of gloom; Sun as salient with Apollo’s might, She walked that road in brazen plight; And thus began her tale of redemption. An exiled voyage destined for deadlock, She plied her way unaware of the common flock; With grit worth …

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The Politics of Statues: Will we have a Ram Statue after The Statue of Unity?

Constructing statues seems to be the contemporary way of displaying power. With the Modi led government inaugurating the 182-meter long Statue of Unity, the world’s largest statue, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has declared a statue of Ram to be built in Ayodhya. This, he said, will be larger than the Statue of Unity. …

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