CITYSCAPES in MODERN POETRY Hey! Use the above link to read my article!Read More Cityscapes as Detrimental Factors in the poems of Allen Ginsberg, T.S. Eliot and James Douglas Morrison
(Image Source: http://culture.affinitymagazine.us/sylvia-plath-claims-abuse-by-ted-hughes-in-soon-to-be-published-unseen-letters/) Ted Hughes’s poetry often embodies the raw state of violence in the natural world. Most of his poems revolve around nature and are concerned with the struggle for survival in an animalistic world. For instance in his poem Pike, violence is not thrust upon the reader but is subtly suggested in a […]Read More Exploring Sylvia Plath’s Mindscape through Ted Hughes’s “Red”
Birding in the Garden Birding in the Garden It was a normal afternoon at Rishi Valley. Fairly hot and buzzing with bird activity. The Yellow-billed Babblers were really coming in strong. Around 7-8 appeared, fresh with fervent gossip. They first sat on the lemon tree near the bird-bath and made sure the coast […]Read More Birding in the Garden
The dupatta is wrung Around her neck, A noose To keep her body chaste And her screams Locked up. Her torn limbs Expose pale bone and flesh Devoured by the men Who raped her and the dogs Who could not find a meal That day. Her swaying corpse was burned, Leaving her drenched […]Read More Ritual
The grey wind
breathes on your neck.Read More Grey Wind
You still remember the scent of crushed leaves basking in the mud, the sun choking out their water. The inviting aroma of dead leaves would anchor itself in the air of a hot, sunny day. It was the time of farewells and goodbyes, tears and nostalgia for a past that could not be undone. At […]Read More Dead Leaves
The Porqupine Stood in the middle of the road, Quills pointed in defence mode, He was going to write a novel, With my blood And his hundred quills. The twilight twisted slowly into night, And I stepped back Out of respect For he looked like a native American chief With his white and black spears […]Read More The Chief
You’re still a fly.Read More Fly.
The cyclone ravaged the city
With raging recklessness,Read More Coconut Tree.
Raped by the catastrophic cyclone
The carnage of trees
Lie like irregular pickets..Read More Flameback.