Artless

  The sun gleams bright halfway through its journey in the dearth The breeze soothes the greenery and the waves beneath gush loud as ever Incomparable freshness heeds summer’s arrival As nature’s gems disperse everywhere Seeking fun, following fate Living the way they want to With arms stretched out, they reach out to what’s conspicuous…

Nuntius Matris – A Mother’s message

Amidst the pattering of the rain on my window, Remember when we used to race raindrops, will you? Sweating in the sandbox, or rolling about in snow Wish on rainbows when you must, but save just a few. I rummage about my cupboards for promises unkept, ‘Charlie, Your princess’ in crayon it said and wept….

Off The Beaten Track

Before you get shocked halfway through reading this, I’ll just tell you now, this was a mother-daughter trip. Also, before condolences start showering in, the head of the family is completely healthy and lives with us. It’s just that the two of us thought that this would be an amazing experience. We had, however, thought…

Patanjali Cannabis: A new high for Ayurveda

DISCLAIMER: None of the authors of this article was on the above-mentioned substance while writing this 😗💨 When Patanjali released its new SIM card, no one expected the Ayurveda giant to step into the telecommunication industry. But the truth was far from it.  Market analysts say that its introduction significantly changes the scenario. With inbuilt…

The Election-cum-Pain

Mangoguy#2: It was a usual Monday. Death was in the air, and the rat race was waiting to be run. But the morning had a certain chill to it, an ominous whisper foretelling an impending doom. The common NITR pupil woke up T-3minutes before the classes commenced, and rubbing his eyes, stretched all the laziness…

Tiger behind bars, for hunting deer

After Salman Khan was convicted in the 1998 Black Buck poaching case, everyone understood that a whole lot of drama was on the offing. However, no one could have imagined that events would takesuch a sharp turn! To start with, in Pakistan, a man who calls himself ‘Salman Khan’ has surrendered to a local police…

The ‘Sorrys’ and Sorrows of an Introvert

I’m sorry about my silence and my need to fly solo. I’m sorry that I don’t make elaborate speeches, And blow you away with my wit and charm. I’m sorry I sit quietly in the corner at every party and keep to myself, Making no effort to participate in your chatter. I’m sorry that I…

And Eulogies Later…

It’s 5:30 in the evening. There’s plenty of light near the horizon, Summer is setting in, And I’m not quite used to it yet. It’s too early for twilight it seems. The sun seems to be fighting time, In the wake of earth’s betrayal, That just wants to turn in towards darkness And bring the…

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by Frank Darabont and based on the novel by Stephen King “The Shawshank Redemption” is a unique movie underlining important and often underrated humane qualities like time and patience. The movie revolves around two prisoners serving their sentences and the growth of their friendship and understanding, and how they ultimately attain redemption they desired…

Nyctophilia

I am in love With the night. Because, it paves the way For my dreams, To become my reality Even if it is temporary. Imagination. I am in love With the colour black. Because, it remains the same bold colour Even when the light that shines on it Disagrees. Steadfastness. I am in love With my…

Faith

Since time immemorial, this has been some sort of constant battle. The idea of Logic vs Belief. The fight between these two aspects of human life. Science, based on logic and evidence, versus Faith, based on belief in a higher power. And this has caused many a war between the two communities. The battle started…

Science

We have come to a time in history wherein we see a clash of two very important principles, religion and modern mind-set. One cannot be an ardent follower of a religion and at the same time assert that they possess a modern mind-set. We have been taught from a very tender age to question everything,…