The Day We Became A History

The day we become a history, the sepia air dampened the lush green memories,the hollow houses stood empty while the gleeful  ghosts of the past occupied shallow graves, that lazy brook saw it all with her tearful eyes, the azure skies didn’t budge from their stands while the ancient trees remained testimonials  of the day we become a history. …

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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 …

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 …

Kubla Khan

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan  A stately pleasure-dome decree:  Where Alph, the sacred river, ran  Through caverns measureless to man  Down to a sunless sea.  So twice five miles of fertile ground  With walls and towers were girdled round;  And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills,  Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree;  And here …

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 …

Autobiographies & What We Can Learn From Them

My affair with autobiographies began at the age of 12 when my mom gifted me an old tethered copy of Diary of Anne Frank. I remember being very ecstatic on having received it and was completely hooked on to it. Over the years I’ve read it numerous times, and every time I read it, I feel …