Art, Education, Photography, Story, Travel

Art Zuid 2017: adding color

  This week has been quite rainy in Amsterdam. It is normal for this time of the year and something we share, in terms of timing, with the Indian monsoon. While it pours there, it gusts and gushes here, big fat raindrops for company. If you are in the south of Amsterdam don’t miss the […]

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Art, Poem A Day, Poetry, Story

Space, a ghazal in the making

Aged five, an early memory, Rakesh Sharma travelling in space Mrs. Gandhi, he said, India appears best in the world, unravelling in space When I go back home, the Mango tree has shrunk The courtyard looks smaller, what is this diminishing space My sister pretty like a flower, a gentle soul She ended her relationship, […]

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Art, Poem A Day, Poetry, Story

This is the house that Jack built

Twitter informed me that today is World Poetry Day. Arundhati Roy says, “There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.” Thus, I am going to leave this here in case it matters.   The House BY WARSAN SHIRE i Mother says there are locked rooms inside […]

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