Photograph

And the whole world stops for a moment, Everything is still, silent, peaceful, No time, no worries, Your heart stops beating, No feelings, no love, no hate, Just silence, Peaceful silence, A photograph. Still, how precious some are, Even though they don’t say anything, But end up saying so much, Leaving us speechless, Filling us […]

Where words leave off, music begins

Music is life and that is why our heart beats. Every living being in this world is incomplete without music. Music flows free beyond the barriers of languages, regions  and countries, and so we see music as a spectacular language of unity. Anyone can listen and enjoy music irrespective of age, caste, etc. People are […]

Mother’s Love

Mother’s love is that sweet ambrosia That all world takes in delight Like warm milk to the starving cat It comforts and soothes all. It is the blood that courses through the heart Giving life to the helpless And sucking in their grief. O Mother who loves and protects With tender tinges soothing tire, It […]

ഭൂമിയിലെ മാലാഖമാർ

കോവിഡ് 19, ഈ ലോകത്തെ മുഴുവനായി പിടിച്ചുലച്ച മഹാമാരി നമുക്ക് കാണിച്ചു തന്നത് ഇന്നേവരെ ആരും ശ്രദ്ധിക്കാത്ത അല്ലെങ്കിൽ വലിയ വില കൽപ്പിക്കാതെ പോയ ഒരുപാടു അമാനുഷികരെയാണ്-യഥാർത്ഥ മാലാഖമാർ .അതെ, ആരോഗ്യ പ്രവർത്തകരും പോലീസുകാരും ഒക്കെത്തന്നെ നമ്മൾ ഇതുവരെ കാണാതെപോയ വലിയ മനസ്സിന് ഉടമകളാണ്‌.അവരും മനുഷ്യരാണ് ഒരു പക്ഷെ ഈ രാജ്യത്തിൻറെ പല തട്ടുകളിലായി ജീവിക്കുന്ന സാധാരണ മനുഷ്യർ.പക്ഷെ അവർക്കു ഞാനും നിങ്ങളും അടങ്ങുന്ന ഈ സമൂഹത്തിനോടുള്ള പ്രതിബദ്ധത, സ്വന്തം കുടുംബത്തെയും കുഞ്ഞുങ്ങളെയും പോലും വേണ്ടത്ര ശ്രദ്ധിക്കാതെ […]

Recalling memories that never existed

Back in the early 1940s, segregation between coloured and white people was pretty common in the west, but over at South Africa at that time, they had apartheid, which was segregation at a totally different level. Most people who were considered minorities were out in a different section of the society, with walls around their […]

Touch Me Not!

There is a plant called “Touch Me not” that closes up when touched. Small children would find themselves in awe when they encounter this interesting plant. But, there is another “Touch Me Not” that will interest many kids and parents alike. It is not a book, a movie, or a TV serial. But, it is […]

Flaws?

Her flaws were her charisma, and the chaos her jewellery. So, she burnt her broken past, cosmetically smeared on that ash, and fiercely walked away with grace. Thus, falling in love with her ability to heal.   By Bhavna Raj (Alumni-2020)