By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source Churning the ocean In a bid to separate the black from the white — reveal the hidden demons in a million shades of grey!!
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source A canoe set sail in the middle of the night The boy saw a jewel hanging from the sky When wind pushed the boat to the beat of waves The jewel slid down and rested at the edge The boy thus tempted, cast his net and hook Little did… Read More Jewel of the Night
By Somali K Chakrabarti The story goes back to the late seventies and eighties when gizmos and gadgets were not yet a part and parcel of our lives. That was the time when landline phones were a rarity, mobiles and laptops were unheard of, we would wait for a whole week to watch a movie… Read More Celebrating Friendships with Yaaron Ki Baraat
By Somali K Chakrabarti impeccable grace perfected over nine lives nimbly the cat walks! . © Somali K Chakrabarti
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source ‘No means No,’ the message has been conveyed sharply and clearly in the movie ‘Pink’. Thankfully this time it has caught the fancy of viewers. The theme of gender and consent has often remained ambiguous or has been construed differently by different people, though lately we see that the message is… Read More I am my own Hero
By Somali K Chakrabarti Prejudices, biases and gender inequalities have always existed in our society, and from time to time these come to the fore front. But, when such points are raised by foreigners, there is always a risk that the writer may succumb to temptation of stereotypical or caricaturish portrayal of the characters or… Read More ‘Making Friends with the Crocodile’ by Mick Canning
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image source calm stillness surrounds; in silence they sing, yet the echoes are distinct! . © Somali K Chakrabarti
By Somali K Chakrabarti celestial cheer in festal times, clouds combine to usher the divine!.
By Somali K Chakrabarti “The mathematician destroyed all the poetry of the rainbow by reducing it to its prismatic colours.” is how Newton was once referred to by noted poets of his time. Poet William Blake had once said, “God is not a Mathematical Diagram“. But a flower surely is! Mathematics defines the shape of spirals and curves… Read More Mathematics and Poetry – What’s the connection?
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source Inspired by the post SALTEE ISLAND: BIG ADVENTURE 2016 by IneseMj and a poem by Poet Rummager A dash of red, orange rosette A painted bill, matching webbed feet The swimmer skilfully rides the waves In a tuxedo coat, it dives for the fish A sea parrot, or a clown… Read More Puffin – The clown of sea