Storytellers Never Die

The greatest storytellers are not whose names are listed among the Nobel laureates, but whose stories are imbibed in the hearts of the people. There once was a town named Pompaelo in Faro. The people of this town lived in harmony and were the happiest people on the planet be it a Sunday or a…

Two Years of Not Having Seen ‘Light’

The year was 2020, the beginning of a decade that had set out to define The most pompous phase that humankind has ever witnessed. Dr. Kalam in his book India 2020 had envisioned, “We should wipe out poverty by 2010 and become a developed nation by 2020.” 2020 had arrived, and as we all raced…

Revolution – Fits Both Sides of a Coin

Millions of years ago, When life began from matter and energy to the evolution of Neanderthals, They called it revolution. When Christ was born and there began advent of religion, They called it revolution. When the innocent were plundered and conquered, They called it revolution. When the oppressed overcame their suppression and fought back, They…

Surprise

I wrote this piece on July 8th, 2020 for a poetry contest, completely unaware of what would follow on the fateful night of 7th August, 2020. I have made no edits and is as written on July 8th, 2020. It is certainly spine-chilling. She was overjoyed knowing Her son would be home this day, next…