Of Loss of Love…

“…unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded. For some unfortunates, it turns bitter and mean, and those who come after pay the price for the hurt done by the one who came …

Bathtub in Belfast

Years later we’ll remember the bathtub the position of the taps the water, slippery as if a bucketful of eels had joined us … we’ll be old, our children grown up but we’ll remember the water sloshing out the useless soap, the mountain of …

Breasts

 ~Breasts – By Kutti Revathi  (English translation by N Kalyan Raman) Breasts are bubbles, rising In wet marshlandsI watched in awe — and guarded — Their gradual swell and blooming At the edges of my youth’s seasonSaying nothing to anyone else, They sing along With …

The Muse…

“Sometimes I say to a poem, “I don’t have the strength To wring out another drop Of the sun.” And the poem will often Respond By climbing onto a barroom table: Then lifts its skirt, winks, Causing the whole sky to Fall.” Khwāja Šams …

The Lord of the Caves

Looking for your light, I went out: it was like the sudden dawn of a million million suns, a ganglion of lightnings for my wonder.       O Lord of Caves, if you are light, there can be no metaphor. ~Allama Prabhu Allama Prabhu’s poetic …

~The final flight

The Swan Will Fly Away All Alone, Spectacle of the World Will Be a Mere Fair As the Leaf Falls from the Tree Is Difficult to Find Who Knows Where it Will Fall Once it is Struck with a Gust Of Wind When Life …

Jerry Brito: Top ten myths about introverts

Jerry Brito: Top ten myths about introverts jerrybrito: Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk.This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and …