We often overlook our own limitations, not because we don’t pay attention to ourselves, but we are more delightfully engrossed in finding other’s. Following is a poem on self by Manas Madrecha that advises us to primarily be focused on getting one’s flaws rectified before criticizing others and be aware of how great one is. If one aspires for impeccability, then one must self-analyze and deal with own foibles rather than relish the prospect of highlighting other’s imperfections.
Chapter 1 It was late midnight. My car had broken down all of a sudden; I was stranded at the strange place, all alone. With each passing minute, my hope to get some assistance was wavering like the intermittent road light that was illuminating the spooky street. I tried to contact my co-workers, but, the […]
As I opened the window, the wet gush of wind soaked me, and I ceded myself to the drizzling shower that entered my bedroom lazily. Absent mindedly I allowed the cool droplets to fall on my face, as I closed my eyes and the mind involuntarily drifted to your thoughts in the presence of the […]
On India’s Independence Day on 15th August, I offer my homage to the celebrated land of India. Here is a Hindi poem on Bharat Mata by Manas Madrecha, that glorifies the nation and its supercalifragilisticexpialidocious culture, history and potential to become a superpower soon… Hindi poem on Bharat भारत माता की जय जन्म-दायिनी ममतामयी, माँ […]
Acid Victim story My face was marred by the gruesome acid attack. After that, I was the cynosure of all eyes everywhere I went. I started working at a florist’s shop, thus trying to camouflage myself in the myriad of colorful flowers. That was where I first saw you. You always used to stand against […]