It would be good to end the poetry writing month at least with one poem. I don't hail from any native Hindi Speaking region. Apart from learning the Hindi Alphabets sometime in Class VI, Bollywood has been my Hindi Pathsaala. This is my attempt at translating one of my poems into Hindi. This poem originally … Continue reading sweet absence
In this month of poetry something is better than nothing. Scribbled this one the other day in response to the prompt given by the yourquote app.
April is a wake up call for laid back poets as the 'National Poetry Writing Month' virus goes global. According to some poets, poetry writing is not like erecting a building. For building construction you have a plan and then there is a time schedule based on which you work everyday whether you have inspiration … Continue reading Upendra Bhanja : the emperor of Odia Poetry
मैं निकला सत्य के संधान में | दिन दहाड़े , डायोजिनिज के लालटेन ले के राजधानी के राजपथ पर, सत्ता के गलियों में, कलाकारों के रंग मंच में, मंदिर , मस्जिद और गिरिजाघरों में | ढ़ूँढ़ता रहा वो सच्च जो कबका खो गया है, या सुलाया गया है, राजनेताओं के सफाई , आरोप और प्रत्यारोप … Continue reading Mein nikla satya ke sandhan mein
Six hours of circus- As usual the politician inaugurated it And slept throughout the show To wake up in the last hour To proclaim In words impeccable and rehashed The situation is under control The guilty will not go scot free And the victims will be compensated The trapeze men thought they were Fighting a … Continue reading it was a great show
Hear the saga of the common man- the aam admi. He is the ultimate hero, the fictional centre of the universe. Some claim that their hands are with him. Some have made name, fame and fortune out of his name. Every religion champions his cause. Every atheist has vowed to be by his side come … Continue reading hear the saga of the common man
It was due to a 'comedy of error' that I got introduced to Pandit Om Vyas. Someone had shared a youtube link on FB about Arbind Kejriwal's fiasco about some issue. When I clicked the link it took me to one of the kabi sammelan videos of Late Kavi Om Vyas ji. That time I … Continue reading Maja Hi Kuchh Aur Hai