poem colors

The Story of Six Colours

Editor’s Pick for Paper Cuts Vol 7 Winner of the Desi Writer’s Lounge Poetry Competition. The poem was originally named “White” and was edited to suit the requirements of the poetry competition. The last stanza was also edited for the same reason. White/ The Story of Six Colours My opaline life reflects All the colourful moments On a dark canvas. Remnants of cherry embraces Encrusted on my…

haiku poem

Haiku

What is a Haiku? You will find the answer to that all over the internet, I’m sure. So, I’ll let this little haiku suffice. Haiku in a Haiku Three short lines do catch the form language and content of five seven five beauty. Thus begins my foray into writing in the haiku form. Heartbroken A sparkle in his eye, Wedged into her smile and Tore…

The Last Letter Ted Hughes Wrote to Sylvia Plath

Ted Hughes, one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, has finally revealed the extent of the misery he went through after the suicide of his wife Sylvia Plath. His voice may come from beyond the grave, but it has a depth and intensity that strikes the deepest chords. “What happened that night, inside your hours Is as unknown as if it never happened. What accumulation of…