“I hope we can put 2020 behind us and erase it from our calendar,” I had said sometime in June, last year. I had no idea then how hard it would be to say ‘goodbye’ to 2020 and that I would never be able to erase it. 2020 is going to be a part of…Read More
My poem, ‘When there’s nothing you can do, you wait,’ is published by the Rebelle Society. This poem is for all those who have waited at some point in life. You know what you went through as you waited for the minutes and hours to pass. And though you told yourself that you had no…Read More
I lost my uncle on 28th of September to COVID-19 within three weeks of my grandma’s passing.
When I lost my grandma on September 9th, I thought I still had him.
If I don’t watch out, I’ll slip
Slide down the rabbit hole
And not find my way up
So, I hold on desperately
To a branch I’ve known
Smooth is its bark
Sturdy, easiest to hold
so I think
Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem of the possible. What does that mean? Well, take a look at these poems by Raena Shirali and Rachel Mennies. Both poems are squarely focused not on what has happened, or what will happen, but on what might happen if the conditions are right. Today,…Read More
The below poem won the third prize in the World Peace and Harmony Association Rules: 12 to 16 lines I ponder wistfully with a sigh, What went wrong, where and why? A world of learned men fight eye for eye… In the name of religion, many a rift, From tolerance effortlessly we made the shift,…Read More