Category Archives: Poetry

Whither Sparrow?

(On the World Sparrow Day: 20th Mar) Today in the newspaper (Times of India, Delhi edition, page 2) I read that 20th of Mar each year is being celebrated as World Sparrow Day. I admit, I was not aware. News … Continue reading

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The Valley of Seventies

by Col Shiv Om Rana I enter the valley of seventies. Beautiful swirling nimbus cloud grey and silver at the far end making an artists brush go around. The valley spread far and wide, with colourful flowers and clear stream … Continue reading

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My Night of Dream

Prelude I liked a Nepali poem by Chandi Raj Dahal of Kathmandu, Nepal. I thought to translate it and share it with the world. I hope I have done justice to the translation. (Nepali poem is also given below the … Continue reading

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नींद और मौत में क्या फर्क है…?

किसी ने क्या खूबसूरत जवाब दिया है…. “नींद आधी मौत है” और “मौत मुकम्मल नींद है” जिंदगी तो अपने ही तरीके से चलती है…. औरों के सहारे तो जनाज़े उठा करते हैं। सुबहे होती है , शाम होती है उम्र … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit

by John Greenleaf Whittier When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to … Continue reading

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The Morning : Spinning Head

The morning after the night before One wakes up groggy and unsure. What exactly happened the night before? Why do I have lipstick on my forehead? Why is there this dull smell of stale smoke in my bedroom? When I … Continue reading

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The Man In The Glass

by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr.  (This poem was first published in 1934 and is still very popular today.)              When you get what you want in your struggle for self And the world makes you king for a day Just … Continue reading

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My Wishes in the New Year

I wish you Health So you may enjoy each day in comfort I wish you the Love of friends and family And Peace within your heart I wish the beauty of nature That you may enjoy the work of God … Continue reading

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Me and My Silence

My silence in prayer in quiet contemplation leads me to meditation beyond this world where I talk to myself. Silence maintains secret in my heart which only I share with myself. I forget my struggle, I forget my pain, and … Continue reading

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Sun & Hope (Nepali Poem)

घाम र आशा बिहान झुलके को घाम र बुडो को आशा, दिन त रमाइलो होला नी! दिउँसो को चर्को घाम छोरा छोरी को चर्को बाचा, छिमिकि हरु को निन्दी खोजी के हो? कसो हो?? कहाँ छो??? सुन्दा सुन्देयि बेलुकी भयो … Continue reading

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