This poem won the Spoken Word Contest by BlogChatter in August 2021.
So many thoughts flooded my mind while writing this poem. Coronavirus has shown us an entirely new way to live life. Death, disease and destruction became gruesome part of life and we talked about it as if it’s a normal occurrence. People became a mere statistic.
The truth remains that many characters in the Ramayana and Mahabharata didn’t get a voice in the epics. Fans of mythology would agree that these characters have stories that need to be told.
Purba Chakraborty’s ebook, Mythological Monologues, lends voice to 26 characters across the two epics, Ramayana & Mahabharata.
Deep within, each one of us is a nature lover who loves and appreciates the wonders of the Earth. 2020 has been a year full of surprises. No one would have imagined that Mother Nature would take a revolutionary step towards healing herself. Today when one looks out of the window, one witnesses a clear sky with birds chirping, flowers blossoming and a cleaner foliage of trees completing the scene.
Here’s a book that will give voice to your feelings about Mother Nature: Blossoms & Foliages by Daisy Bala.
He watches her from behind the curtains but he doesn’t acknowledge her. He knows everything, but he just doesn’t seem to say it. I wonder why…do you?
An introspective poem … that highlights a woman’s perspective to her life. Read the poem to discover the truth behind her smile…