Sylvia Plath and how mental illness is romanticized

Her poetry has seeped into all forms of culture and you just cannot talk poetry without mentioning Sylvia Plath. But in what way? The circumstances of her death opened doors to misinterpretation of her life…

When you choose courage

When the dark cloud looms above your head casting a shadow and you choose to see the thin silver line that frames it, you show courage. When those big drops of rain drench you completely, and yet you choose to see the rainbow after, you show courage. When the flowers you watered crumble in your…

Solitary Butterfly

Solitary butterfly flitting by
In the garden, and amongst the trees
Hovering over honey suckles, daisies and lilies she does fly
Solitary butterfly likes to dance with the breeze.

You choose your sky- Aisha Chaudhary’s ‘My Little Epiphanies’

Your sky is where the magic is. While troubles are part of everybody’s life, some of us choose to create beauty through them, Aisha Chaudhary was one of those people.Reading through her poetry and thoughts I was reminded of another bold girl who spoke her heart, Anne Frank. I was introduced to Anne Frank when…

The Celestial Master

The invisible hand moves on the vast canvas, Moving the paintbrush with flourish, the Artist creates-

Shall I Write?

Today I thought about what I should write Shall I write about the morning rays dancing through my window panes? Or about the little plant sprouting in the pot by the ledge?

The Window To The Beyond

There’s a window just a little open,What lies beyond isn’t certainSome say there’s sadness, some say there’s bliss,Some say it’s just nothingnessBut a nothingness you could never miss ?

The Scream of Nature

“Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” ― Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner The Rime of the Ancient mariner is the longest literary work of Coleridge.  Every verse in this lyrical ballad is beautiful for its transparency and the simple and strong message…

Heavy Weather- Ness Lobo (2017)

Poetry comes from the soul and is for the soul. Good poetry reaches out and stirs the still waters of your soul, certainly changing something inside. Heavy Weather by Ness Lobo is a collection of poems on love, betrayal, heartache, unrequited love and longing.