Retribution

Flesh and bones lie in a heapMen, women, children weep!Bloodthirsty, the weapons they wieldRemorse none for their sinful deedNor shame, or dread, or fear deepHow long this power will they keep?Remind them how the tides swellListen carefully to the death knell;When evil prevails, dark forces abideAnguished voices fail to subsideKarma watches, records does keepSeeds theyContinue reading “Retribution”

Writing Prompt-ly

“Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath Flashback! Go back to your school days – Recall the essay writing classes and competitions. The first step of these activities was the “topic.” Cut backContinue reading “Writing Prompt-ly”

Truth and Dare

Yesterday, Indian social media was abuzz with two events involving journalists. One was about a senior editor being phished into believing she had been appointed as an assistant professor of journalism at Harvard. She apparently shared crucial personal information with the cyber criminals and actually flaunted the not-yet-acquired job position title since the past 3-4Continue reading “Truth and Dare”