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 Gypsy Queen July 16, 2013  Unfurl my mask to see, spirits masquerade- ruthless than any sea… the further I drown, the deeper I bury… flog not scathed scars, ‘Mercy’ is all that remains. ~


Gypsy Queen May 11, 2013 Horror of shadows smear haunting voices clear torrent of ‘beauty and the beast’ on dreams- wretched tartars ‘feast’

A Tribute to Thee ‘O’ Darkness~

Gypsy Queen April 13, 2013 A noble tribute to thee ‘O’ darkness’ Piercing dawn, thee do foray onto dusk, thou bestow nightmares in brightness- exalt! Thy command of righteousness… ~ Dreams! Startle, rouse and fumble… external world unfurls, indeed humble, dancing shadows chant hymns, mumble on wounded knees pray ‘pardon feeble?’

Foetus Cries

Shubhendra Singh September 12, 2012 Wrapped in the stains of illegitimate red, The foetus from Romani’s womb said, “Are you also victim of your mother’s misdeed?” Alas! , said Katyaini “I am dad’s unwanted breed.”   “What made your mother dump you down the drain?” “She lacked the courage to bring up an angel, void [...]

Just Passing Through

Brigitte Arora August 08, 2012 When singing your song of triumph Of happiness and complacency When your senses are filled with an abundance of delights And the days are yours for the taking Will you remember then That the time of your just-passing-through will arrive? Will you then pack the abundance-of-your-delights And take them with [...]

About stardom, Rajesh Khanna and meeting Tom Cruise

  Shunali Khullar Shroff July 18, 2012 India’s first ever superstar Rajesh Khanna passed away today. I am not trying to imply that I am very young, but when I was still in my bloomers, he had already seen the height of his stardom and his career was on its decline. Legend has it that [...]

The Cosmic Traveler

Padmajaa Iyer June 2, 2012 I‘ve journeyed through time far and wide, but no where have I seen, A home as wondrous as her, Mother Earth so blue and green. Lo Behold! She stands out, amongst the cosmic elite, But none of them seem even close, to her beauty infinite. As volcanic ash I descended, [...]

Food wars and why it is so hard to win them

Shunali Khullar Shroff May 09, 2012 I have just finished baking a batch of blueberry muffins for my older child who is blessed with about 28 sweet teeth in her nine-year-old mouth. Since there is so much emphasis on whole foods these days I have taken extra care to use healthy ingredients such as oatmeal, [...]

The weekend the husband baby sat and the price I am paying for it

Shunali Khullar Shroff April 24, 2012 A few weeks ago I decided to travel out of Bombay leaving my kids and husband behind to bond with one another. This was a luxury previously unknown to me as I willingly signed up for the traditional role of the homemaker soon after the stork had visited us [...]

‘An Introduction to Transformational Psychology’

Brigitte Arora April 20, 2012 The focus of Transformational Psychology is to unearth and bring forth into our awareness, the presence of an immortal Being that exists beyond our personality.  It is this Being who we really are. Through the methods of this psychology we can establish a permanent connection with our immortal Being. The [...]