A Political Meeting – partly based on real experience

Poetry and politics: a verse on the worst things about political games in India.

posted by Kishore Asthana|October 4, 2014   in Shayars Corner|3 comments


Happy Birthday Bapu

On Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's birthday.

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|October 2, 2013   in Shayars Corner|one comment

I Dreamt a Dream (of our TV Anchors)

[column width=”30%” padding=”10px”] [/column] [column width=”55%” padding=”10px”] Martin Luther King, I am told Had a dream for his nation, bold I, too, had a dream, but of a different type It concerned our TV hype With panellists primed, audience in rows Most TV Anchors on their evening shows Drunk on their ego, in love with […]

posted by Kishore Asthana|March 4, 2013   in Shayars Corner|no comments

The Statue In The Park

[column width=”30%” padding=”10px”] [/column] [column width=”55%” padding=”10px”]   Now that it is proved you were mortal Having died, though some desire you to live on Cast your image in bronze Place on your head a cap of gold Even in death to protect from rain and cold In a park of the city where children […]

posted by Siddhartha Dave|November 26, 2012   in Shayars Corner|one comment

Heaven and Hell

[column width=”30%” padding=”10px”] [/column] [column width=”55%” padding=”10px”] If there were a Heaven and Hell, and you could tell, between the two, and choose, and stay. Where would you?   An easy choice? You think it is? I think not – consider this.   Would Heaven have God in all Her might? Would we have to […]

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|May 3, 2012   in Shayars Corner|5 comments

Memoirs of a Woman of Substance

[column width=”30%” padding=”10px”][/column] [column width=”55%” padding=”10px”] Oft I wondered as a child, in life what lay ahead. So off I went and rushed right in where angels fear to tread. I learnt a neat and groovy walk, an accent just as cool. This I never could have known had I just stayed in school. I’ll […]

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|April 28, 2012   in Shayars Corner|no comments

Rewritten Tagore

Where the minds are led astray by them into ever-widening distrust & hatred Into that slavery of corruption, my Father has let my country sleep.

posted by Dr. Sanjay Dhawan|April 18, 2012   in Shayars Corner|no comments

Journalism in Jeopardy

I believe our journalism is in jeopardy (barring a few exceptions in print).

posted by Swapan Seth|April 18, 2012   in Shayars Corner|2 comments

My God!

My God is kind and benevolent Your God is mean and irrelevant.

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|April 18, 2012   in Shayars Corner|no comments