As I see the world in one page

Dr Ranbir LaishramWherever I go,Whosoever I meet,Wherever I set my eyes on,I find the same ,A human with a digital mobile phone.An era of digital technology,An irreversible fact of the world today.The whole power in one's fingertips!A powerful teacher, it..

I will rise

M Minakshi DeviHey! My mythological rival,Why are you beset with so much gloom?Does my bloating spirit upset your mood?You may wish to puncture the bloat with your pointed nailBut, just like the Moon and the Sun securing surety of tidesAnd like a flourish..

Walking through the final lap of my life

Dr Ranbir LaishramWhen you see me walking  quietly,Avoiding a hive of activity,Sometimes sitting alone,I know how you feel for meOften you pity on me -An old man with poor insight and strength.But don't show your sympathy on me,For I am still young a..

The Mansion

DorsyHodamAmidst the stirring scent of the forest,Tingling tunes of the earthWhere the riblets run with the beatsStands a Mansion old as time.Walls hardly seen but creepers,Submerged deep into the hard groundBecoming one with natureAs one of her very own...

Dwell in me - Oh ! human

Dr Ranbir LaishramAlways on the run,Never stopping in between,People called me,An illusion, a mystery,A puzzle to ponder,Hard to solve,You called me - Now, the moment.Unlike others,Taking a rest, a nap,I am ever moving,To eternity.You often forget,I am al..

Our room of three years

Dorsy HodamHer eyes, following meObserving every move, I make.I grabbed my jeans and teeRemembering things, I need to pack.Acting ignorant, I hovered aroundMaking sure nothing is left behind.Not a sound came from her,Nor a wobble in that body of hers.Just..

Mysterious dreams

Shongminthang HaokipEvery time I wake up with dreamsmy consciousness stretches beyondthis body and mindYes, I live in two-dimensional paradigmFrom a spiritual realm to this mortal worldThough mysterious than a mycelial networkMy soul guides me through in ..

Coward cold

M Minakshi DeviCold is coward,it bullies the poors.But passes by mansions with AC rooms or furnace heat.And secured with well built windows and doors.Cold is coward,it harasses the child and women in rags,But will grow mild,will retire before  the bo..

The reality of life

Dr Ranbir LaishramLife,an altruistic blessing!A marvellous Gift bestowed by God,To every man,Where we enjoy and rejoice,We strengthen the spirit,To serve the purpose,Of this priceless gift.Yes,we all have dreams...A passion and a hope for our own self,A v..


Dorsy HodamDisaster. A big disaster, spread aroundThe big river in the city brokeRoaring, souring the waves pouredDrowning all the greens underneathFlooding everything eyes can seeAll now standing on a huge lakeEven the beds in the small roomOf the house ..

The land of jewels

Rashmi Buragohain Cradled by the satin hillsListening to the lullabies Of the gliding windDraped in soft green and powdery blue ... The land of jewels glows Under the vast skyWeaving dreams for you and me.....

Nothing gold can stay

Robert FrostNature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay...

The voice inside me

Dr Ranbir LaishramYou dwell inside me,As inner sense of right and wrong,A guiding force,For my thought, my mindAnd action thereof,To lead on my life,In the right direction.I salute thee,My saviour,My life's constant companion.My wrongdoings,Out of absurdi..

This world

Shongminthang HaokipThough part of my poetic soul findsSerenity in every essence of lifeFrom the fresh air I breatheTo the paradisal natures aroundOr the affections I have for humansAnd the fulfilling lives of other speciesAnd yet despite every reasons to..

Welcoming the new year - A message from mother nature

Dr Ranbir LaishramYes,my children !This past year,I know you had a hard time,Combating the tiny 'Contagion',Your own making.Your perception,Calling the contagion,My revenge is evocative.All through the ages,I embrace you with all humility -Young and old,g..

New Year 2021

M Minakshi DeviAs the sound of midnight bells echoed, a brand new year begin,Let's raise our hope in a confident toast to the golden promise it ushers in.With pace of time and reminiscing of memory,The Guide Year now fades leaving back a bitter but awaken..

Amur Falcon (Akhuaipuina) A thanksgiving!

Oh, Human ! My home is the Mother Nature. Anywhere,I choose to stay, Wherever, it suited me..

Delights of Diwali

The history of Lord Rama's return to Ayodhya led to the onset of Diwali, It's now time of the year to spread some smiles and be someone's ally. An array of light that brings joy as it arrives each year..


On a sandy texture of sea I stood By a sudden gust of wave I feet At a low speed touched on land from air..

A Trip Down the Memory Lane

Sipping my evening tea, I go down the memory lane, Of several decades back..

English Bye

Decades passed by, She waits for an audience. Her lace veil covers her stealthy eyes..

Rural Dreams

Born a city girl, fed on loneliness and hyperactive life, Of all the running,merely catching up on breathe...

I’m busy

I’m busy; but not in the way most people accept...

Keep Going

When failures come – keep going When you feel like giving up – keep going..

Autumn rain

Set free from the bondage of grey clouds, A message from far off nature it brings, drumming over my roof A noisy racket of wide mouthed geese and frogs arouses..

What a life ?

Morning starts, With good morning news: Covid -19 pandemic details,..

My fake aficionado

On the last weekend of Sept; The time when I sprawled on the grass at the time of dusk, Saw stars in the sunset sky; Four-five, countables !..

The Winter of Life

In the journey of life, Between birth and death, While surfing through the tides,..

Depression blues

An eye that weeps, a tranquil mind, sodden and somber, Life once lived isn't same anymore, as she assume. An anxious being in a perplexed macrocosm...


On a sandy texture of sea I stood By a sudden gust of wave one feet At a low speed touched on land from air..

The gordian knot

An epidemic had arrived, I heard I exclaimed “What! Between the pandemic”, Yes, another epidemic between the pandemic...

The price of compassion

A young charismatic, Diligent doctor he was, Full of enthusiasm and life,..

North Eastern Tale

I captured a blissful sight of seven flamboyant hills. It pleased overly my moist naked eyes, A range of seven,known for unison, they say...

Aesthetics of nature

The mountains were perfectly curve For I took inspirations and sketched my art. And the clouds wandering above the hills..


Tears of broken dreams Erupting from the deep corner Of the Mind,..


When the Almighty God sat down to make a woman, He gave her empathy,love and compassion. By the time he finished creating her, He had a little magic left for other...

My trusted friend

In this journey of life, Along the way, I met you. Blooming into a friendship...

To whom does it belong ?

I was young, the smell of puberty was absent, I believed my mother was mine only, To which I often argue with my siblings..

A memoir of good old days

Sitting alone in a pensive mood, I saw the neighbour’s kids in the balcony, Giggling and playing...

Dead leaves of December

The wild wind of Sept whirl away To the chilly, warm beamed lit of Dec meets; The wind is calm and love, the last ride, the sunlit smile,..


Take me into your heavenly abode Here I am still a believer of you, And all the news headlines are gloomy..


Round the clock,she fears of brutal inevitable. She fears of lacerated body,she fears the looming debauchers. She fears to board a bus,fears to board with locals...

A Day Away

Some feelings are shallow, some feelings are deep. Some makes us smile, some make us weep...

Is it my mind ?

Is it my mind ? Running out of people I like. Is it my mind, Or is it your mind ?..

Ode to Barak

The silver streaming river of the ancient days, Nosed like a hound,through the meadow, Breaking free through a chasm of hills and fertile land..

The Bright Lights

When the four walls you see, The more in a square less than to be, Retaining your imagination alive, Restoring your patience to not let your frustration overcome..

In Unison with Divinity

Standing on the rooftop, One fine morning, I saw the scenic beauty of the Baruni Hills, One of the many abodes of Lord Shiva...

There is Another Sky

  Emily DickinsonThere is another sky,Ever serene and fair,And there is another sunshine,Though it be darkness there;Never mind faded forests, Austin,Never mind silent fields -Here is a little forest,Whose leaf is ever green;Here is a brighter garden..

Youthful Years

I am awake this night staring out the casement, Whilst the town slumbers,I am bright eyed and bushy tailed. I am wide awake,something stirring in my heart, I howl songs on heartbreak to the fair dusty moon,..

The Bright Lights

When the four walls you see, The more in a square less than to be,..

My Teacher- I Salute Thee !

Oh, my teacher ! In the core of my heart, Forever, you dwell. Long ago, you taught us..

Live one day at a time

Dr Ranbir LaishramLive each day as it comes,To the fullest as if it's the last.Be with who nurture you positively.Don't just bask under the sun,Dreaming about the dreams you dreamt.You never know,What tomorrow holds,Get up and get going.Manifest your drea..

And I sleep for the hunger of you, Psychedelia

Pravin ThongamDreams are No longer dreams But schizophrenic nightmares In a psychedelic sleep.My Psychedelic glassesVision of tomorrow past Resplendent spirit.In my eyes,Fruit loops emerge from a neon Psychedelic sea of crumbly wavesIn the midst ofThis cr..

A song of appreciation

The sun gleams bright, its the 5th of September today, Children in uniform rushes school with flower bouquets, so happy and gay; Their excitement seems to have no bound, as I saw,..

The reality we live today

Empty street ruled towards the rusted city. Innocent blood paints the road! Peace treaty, hope and amity ; Beautifully decorated, rolled in load...

Still I Rise

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise...

Monument of friendship

Hand-in-hand, together we walked Footsteps caressing the archaic path. Out of all the lively places, we chose to visit That archaic monument, tattered and yellowed ..


Beneath the sky,at time of dusk, Darkness creeps in,fading light like drawing curtain at end of a play, On the Indian plain and mountain range,..

Message from Corona...

Rajendra Kshetri. Corona Came Calling Coupled with a couple of messages Message not from Gore's 'An Inconvenient Truth 'Nor from Thunberg's 'How Dare You'And not from UN's 'SDG' either. I read them but took no notice I noticed them but not registered All ..

The Plight Beyond the Contagion

Dr Ranbir LaishramIn the vast realm of  maladies “and chaos...Of the 'Covid19' lockdown Unware and unconcerned to manyUnderneath the surfaceLies a company of soulsWith tears of fear and pathos Waiting desolately for the healer's touchAre we doi..

Unsung Warriors

   M Minakshi DeviMarching in front solemn troops of unsung warriors,Convoies of valorous kind with fire in their eyes.Swaying silvery swords, their might and glory moved,To defend diadem of motherland "Kangleipak" from colonial clutch.Fearless ..

Hour Before The Rain

Hour ere the rain, a sight a poet in me witness, A panorama before my eyes in broad daylight. Students boarding a bus in a rush,..

A Midnight Beauty

Fear stalks the streets of Imphal Placed on lockdown to prevent The spread like wild fire Of a pandemic disease...

Corona Came Calling...

Corona came calling All the time ''Twenty-four seven'' I didn't respond..


Here Here 2020 Expected to be a good one But turns out to be the worst Described by many as a curse..

Hope in COVID Era !!

Everybody says - Stay home and stay safe Spend time with near and dear ones..

August Diary

I scribble down my diary,of the imminent Autumn, Hill-tops glittering bright under the sun at noon And armed trees frisk with wimpy wind ,dropping dead browns by dusk..

Love in the Hard Times

Came he, a big smile on his face And full of life In the dead of night. He radiated happiness ..

His Stoic Endurance

K RadhakumarA week of hot dry weatherWas followed by another, and then another.It was beyond the local peasantryWhy there was no rain in the rainy season.There was a bad harvest last year;If there fields were not ploughedAnd sown with rice nowThere would ..

Cosmic Lover

Moirangthem Minakshi DeviAn imprint of his hand on my soul,His touch set my poor heart aflame.An imprint meant to last till dotage,I awaited the nameless man to soothe the time-torn woman in me.Desparing and limber I stood,as the imprint was dearth of lov..

My Love

Roman Riamroi InpuiIn dream in realityYou are always a realityYou are such a special to me !The day you accept my life as yoursMy dream was big as this Universe.Your beauty, your voice, your smile -Were never ends in my heart;Afresh my mind and my life.I ..

A Golden Jubilee Reunion

Ranbir LaishramA reunion -  A learned mob ! Convergence of intellectualsAll over the globeAt the far end of life's journey, unbreachedThrobbing with lifeStanding tall on our golden boots.But my fellowmen, beloved !We need not the riches, most-coveted..

Ushering the Subconscious Mind in Covid -19 Era

In the midst of the tragedies,chaos,and controversies... With the enormous impact, The global information has on our subconscious mind....


What’s necessary to sleep If you have no dreams? Big dreams take time..

Gas Balloons

Today is Anita’s 13th birthday. Happy birthday! Happy birthday to you! The birthday celebrations is held ..

The last of the oaks

Akham Bonbirdhwaja SinghThe old oak tree by the river,it stood there for centuries,a few of its roots touching the water,a few dangling above the water,Not as old as the big boulder nearby,but growing as firm,both by the riverside like friends in arms,sav..

COVID 19 Pandemic-A Thought !

As we all wake up With the advent of another day, As darkness departs and dawn steps in, In the midst of chaos, and dilemmas..

Rays of the Setting Sun

The three sisters of the lakeside village By the names of Memchoubi, Mema and Memcha – They are not bare trees Standing in a terrible winter...


I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;..

You and Yours

No words to express of You Nothing to compare with You Monalisa covered her face with her palm when seeing of your beauty..

A Morning Prayer in the COVID 19 Lockdown

The sound of the temple bell Coming from a distance The sparrows perching on the windowsill..

Lines for Children

Let God cease to exist And He died With Nietzsche. Day by day..

The twilight of nature

Have you ever been rambling around? Into the boundless wonders amidst nature, The surreal splendour, her wondrous beauty surround,..

When I lost my hope

When I lost my hope I believe the Stars to give me hope. When I fell down to the ground I believe the Sun to give me strength...

The mystery bird

Across the silken clouds, rove a bird, Stretches her mystic wings,amid the crimson air. Swift as a spirit,flying royal through all tempest,..

The virus and I

A black hawk hovers Over the sea of humanity; The earth shakes with fright. No smile hovers..


Waves play on the pebble shore Pebble shore couldn’t reject Nature’s gift Time brings everything on Earth Nobody can say against the Nature ..

To peruse a father’s heart

Carving my way through to peruse his heart, His heart, the place his deepest secrets rest The place his joys and sorrows undress. ..

A discourse with my soul

Do I have to smile in this cage forever? Adrift and smothered. I lie when I say I am fine, My soul laments over my smile,..

The rain sings outside the window

A light rain began to fall In the early hours of yesterday morning. The thirsty plants and fields ..

We and today

With the end of old reign There comes the wind of change Striping and swiping away The sweet peaceful day..

Sound of environment

A fierce fracus occurs again between the Nature and the Mankind, From Covid pandemic to 'Amphan - Nisarg' and forest fire, the Earth is in a mess...

The gateway to heaven

To the kingdom of heaven he went Riding on a flying chariot Drawn by two winged horses. After taking a drink of water..


That happy childhood playgrounds and hideouts unbounded by commercial now turn to private summer houses and parks...

“Trace Me Not”

Trace me not Thine love smash me not Drought can’t dry the ocean..

Yes, Homecoming!

Yes, homecoming with a difference ! An unprecedented experience. A lifetime memoir for the generation..

Lilliputians’ Travels

Came a few Lilliputians The last remnants Of a fast dwindling tribe...

Deadly Darkness

The brightest sun Started setting Hour by hour Started fading..


Beside a lane at Lamphel,stands a Gulmohar. Footing through the Earth's breast,it's robust and tall. Trunks gnarled and sepia,yet it's cynosure of all eyes..

The Beauty of It

The exotic blooms of the orchid Golden yellow in colour And clad in the morning sunshine –..