Category Archive for: ‘Poem’

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    The Love Poems from Thirukkural

    The Tirukkuṟaḷ also called the Kural, is a classic Tamil language text consisting of 1,330 short couplets of seven words each.The text is divided into three books with teachings on virtue, wealth and love. Considered one of the greatest works on ethics and morality, it …

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, A Hidden Poet

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, A Hidden Poet

    By Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh History was made at Rashtrapati Bhawan on the evening of May 26, 2014, as Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India after a historic mandate from the people of India. In Narendra Modi, the people of …

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  • Poetry by Megha Sood

    My Survival Story by Megha Sood

    First Prize Winner – NAMI NJ 2020 Mental Health Poetry Contest Theme: battling our challenges with superpowers The slow cleaving in my backbone the seamless transformation: branching into my thousand selves Like a sapling breaking from the blind seed I’m sprouting, I am thriving. Growing …

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    Poetry Corner

    In honor of April being National Poetry Month, we are excited to share a few poems written by Megha Sood and Aarohi Talati Poems by Aarohi Talati Dance of Letters and Music of Words The elegant script of calligraphy on yellowed paper, marred only by …

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  • Poems by Vanaja Raju

    Poems by Vanaja Raju

    If you are a student age 21 or younger, we want to hear from you! To submit a poem for inclusion in the next issue, please email us at – This month’s poems are by Vanaja Raju School Friends Friends make it fun for …

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    Love Poems by Rabindranath Tagore Compiled by Raj Shah

    Love Poems by Rabindranath Tagore Compiled by Raj Shah You are about to get married. No doubt, you have many things on your mind, and expressing endearing words about your soulmate may be hard. Whether for your invitation, wedding programs, or special vows, you might …

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    Seventeen By Aarohi Talati seventeen – used to paint my thoughts yellow with happiness and innocence waves crashing against the sand, teenagers laughing as water sweeps their friends off their feet idealized love and stolen kisses naivety and idealism and ambition and potential the urge …

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  • Western Fire, Eastern Wood - By Faren Rajkumar


    Ascending By Faren Rajkumar hold me, but then let me fall to strike the ground like Indian rain something I have seen only in my sleep where I dance amidst a dark monsoon until I find myself drowned, unable to breathe face down against the …

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    Tat Tvam Asi

    Tat Tvam Asi By Faren Rajkumar maybe I should begin writing new prayers, in a language my own and simple soft things I can understand the whispering rise of the moon haseya, haseya stillness of early morning in my chest sat nam laughter when a …

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  • Rising Ftr Img


    Rising By Aarohi Talati Bursting in flames, you rose from the ashes. You came up to breathe again, to continue to live. Death made you start from scratch, exactly like a Phoenix. They die in a ball of fire, only to come back in three …

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