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Book Reviews

Mahabharata: The story of war and peace

From the title most of you would have figured out that this article is about the great Indian epic, Mahabharata. Firstly, I feel a need to mention the fact that, despite my perfectly traditional Hindu name, I am a hard-core atheist and my article is not being used as a tool …

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Poetry

Stranger

Sometimes late at night I think about those days. Days when nobody was scared of me, Days when darkness wasn’t my destiny. It all started one night When I was ready to kill Reason no stronger than money. I had a family Waiting to be fed. But it all came …

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Art Beat

Of Eggs and Jewels

“Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities; this article focuses primarily on the visual arts, which includes the creation of images or objects in fields including painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and other visual media.” This is Wikipedia’s definition of art. Sounds horribly complicated, …

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Poetry

JOURNEY TO THE HEART

“I knew exactly where she’d hidden it, All her hopes and dreams in a cold place, Wherein she finds profound solace”, Thought the man who was sure to find it.   There will be ups and downs as it is very tough, To find the place that is so precious, …

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Poetry

Destiny calling

  From  my comfort zone in the land of dream I have reached a place I have never seen looking beyond the usual I have reached a stage where I have to write my destiny on a blank page   all the monotonous roads that I left the paths where …

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A Lament
Poetry

A Lament

There’s no use in singing songs of love. Anymore. Here, Men are pelting the weak with stones. Men are razing to the ground innocent cities, turning them into tourist attractions for posterity. Men are dealing in fellow lives. Now, as I look at my songs, stripping each of them slowly …

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Illogical comic entertainment - Karl, aaj aur Kal by Cyrus Broacha
Book Reviews

Illogical comic entertainment – Karl, aaj aur Kal

Only the celebrated TV anchor Cyrus Broacha (who proclaims that he refuses to grow up) knows how to convert his talent of ‘making-the-bizarre-look-humorous’ into an illogical, but seamlessly written humorous short novel. It is difficult to describe the narrative of Karl, aaj aur Kal. Some might even say that it …

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Life is an Open Book
Book Reviews

Life is an Open Book

The first time I was introduced to the word Autobiography was when I was in third grade and was asked to write a pen’s autobiography. I read essay books then and I loved reading this very genre. Today I’m no more a toddler and I still love reading books based …

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A Battle of Arts
Art Beat

A Battle of Artists

Today they’re considered as two of the greatest artists in the world, but Leonardo da Vinci  and Michelangelo were, in fact, bitter rivals. The beginning of this enduring conflict can be  attributed to an entry in an anonymous manuscript called Codice Maglicabecchiano: The story goes that as Leonardo was walking along …

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WE ARE NOT FAR
Poetry

We are not far

Years after we met,  Many things were there to share, spare and understand. As it happened 4 years ago, It’s still so smooth, whipped and in flow. Contretemps were not easy to sort out, But our best groomed up just like a little sprout. Months it took again to flush …

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