Imphal in the Afternoon

K Radhakumar

Why this cloud,
The sudden dark cloud this afternoon?
Why this wart
On the hollow cheeks of the …

Cry Of A Dying River…41

Rajendra Kshetri

I am no longer the river I was once
The river in whose veins run the mythical tale …

The love song of autumn

K Radhakumar
The green leaves dance around flowers
Of different colours and fully open
And the bees buzz among the …

Cry of a dying river…40

Rajendra Kshetri
I am no longer the river I was once
The river in whose memory had been eternally etched…

My unsailed ship

Parthajit Borah
Broken pieces of heart merge together into
the depth of the ocean.
Melted dreams receive the whirlpool
to …

Awakening

Ibohal Kshetrimayum
In the ancient looms of my homeland,
fairies once shuttled across threads of rainbows
weaving folklores of gods …

Cry of a dying river…39

Rajendra Kshetri
I am no longer the river I was once
The river whose past had been ravaged
A pristine …

Cry of a dying river…38

Rajendra Kshetri
I am no longer the river I was once
The river that is an inalienable part
Of the …

The absurd baby talk

K Radhakumar
I do not get much sleep these days.
In the still of the night
The creaking bed
Sends …

Leisure

K Radhakumar
I do not work evenings;
I always take rest.
In the evening I usually read
Magazines, fictions and …

Cry of a dying river…36

Rajendra Kshetri
I am no longer the river I was once
The river that is not schooled in the ‘modern’ …

The Winter Blues

K.Radhakumar
On several occasions
The protagonist of the story saves himself
From the jaws of death –
In actuality, the …