The Great Land

Standing in the land of the great Apaches Midst blooming wild poppies and the mammoth elephant grasses, thinking of the dream that once Martin Luther had. May be the days of  chivalric Camelot are over, as I heaved reclining on the grand arm chair; vicious winds from the North gushed  echoing footsteps of a massive feet …

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Metamorphosis

I grew up beyond the grey walls…. Walls that changed hues under varied spells, mama would strictly keep me inside.   The thick silver parapets adorned tiny holes, black ashen specks from where I marveled at the cruel oddity of the world.   A faded sepia of Papa hung at a crooked angle-tilted towards outside,shadowing other …

The Greater Tragedy Than Oedipus

Tragic Oedipus  wandered blind In the bazaars of colorful Athens Crimson blood oozing out From  hollowed eyes Cursing gods For his fate so harsh  Carrying shame of Copulation with mother Strong guilt  sits heavy  For slaying, his own father Roaming from street to street Asking same question, “Why was I the chosen one” Begotten out …

A Seeker

One little canary on a branch of An ancient peepul  tree singing A melody  of a distant land across The sandy deserts, a song of an exile  Of a traveler banished from his land,  For his crime, he was a seeker and  Carried in his heart the thrill of knowledge  Persecuted for his adventures, he …

Five Must Reads For Literature Lovers

Pride & Prejudice This all-favorite by Jane Austin still reckons with book lovers in the twenty-first century, nearly 250 years after its publication. Sparks fly high between the fierce and outspoken Elizabeth Bennet and arrogant William Darcy in this romance. The story follows the life of Elizabeth Bennet a sassy and intelligent young woman, who is never …

Rip Van Winkle

A gentle slumber,  On one treacherous  December afternoon Few drops of cheap Sparkling Chardonnay  Met one Rip Van Winkle Trudging through meandering Folds of Catskill mountains Blabbering majesty of  King George the great,  Staring amusingly at the Denim pants; cellular in  Hands, wheeling of the  Eagle afloat, howling of  The winds, chirping of the  Brook …