Monthly Archives: April 2014

True Beauty

Have you seen the light of hope, In the eyes of the blind? Have you seen the smile of contentment, Upon the lips of poverty? Have you felt the tenderness of benevolence, In the palm of affluence? Have you felt the glow of sacrifice, In the heart afire with love? Have you known the trace…
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Requiescat in pace

-By Mehul Philip He looked in the mirror every night, hoping he’d wake up a different man. But the truth was far from it. He woke up thirsty every morning. An insatiable thirst that parched his throat, ever growing and uncontrollable. Unsure of how he'd turned into this monster, this beast of a man, he…
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Sacrifice

-By Shama Vijayan I drove along the winding road up the slope and as I passed through the familiar sights a wave of nostalgia mingled with painful memories swept through me opening up wounds that I found had not healed in twenty long years. Time, they say is a great healer but there are some…
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The Beggar woman

-By Shama Vijayan This is a true incident that happened to me years ago in the early 70’s when I was working in Bombay (it was Bombay in those days). I used to walk to the Santacruz Railway Station every morning to catch the 8.20 a.m. fast train to my office. I can still recall…
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