Those Who Try Never Fail

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Amitabh Bachchan recited this beautiful, inspiring poem in the closing moments of the historic KBC episode that saw, for the first time ever, a prize money of Rs. 7 crore (approx. USD 1.2 million) being won. The poem was written by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Amitabh’s father, and it goes like this: लहरों से डर कर […]


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Just a small random poem I scribbled during my last journey to home. Out I went under the starry sky, unaware of the full moon shining bright. So beautiful as was the view; so much to see, so much to love. I had only drunk half a glass of its glory when my eyes turned […]

Poem – Insaan

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I don’t write many Hindi poems, but this is one of those few. मैं जवान हूँ, मैं तूफ़ान हूँ. छू नहीं सकते तुम मुझे, मैं आसमान हूँ. दोस्तों का दोस्त हूँ, दुश्मनों के लिए हैवान हूँ. प्यार करते हैं लोग मुझे, मैं हर लड़की की जान हूँ. जाता हूँ जहाँ, मैं तो रंग जमा देता […]

What to Write Tonight

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Wrote this one last Sunday. A short story depicted as a poem. Having finished all work, I’m bored to the core. There’s no movie on TV, and no friends galore. A novel should I read, or a story should I write? Time’s in plenty, so I should write, but really, what to write tonight? Several […]

Human Errors

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This was a short poem I wrote when I was in 11th standard (+1 class) in school, that got published in a reputed English daily The Tribune‘s weekly supplement “Windows”. In spite of the fact that we are humans, The most superior and intelligent of all creatures. We make absurd mistakes, Which are nothing else […]

The Dark Defender

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My ode to Dexter in the form of a short poem. So impressed I was by the fifth episode of the second season “The Dark Defender” that I wanted to right something on the topic. And here it is. Secrets I hold, secrets untold. Secrets that protect you, let you be free. Seeing the innocent […]

I Woke Up

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Today, early in the morning, it was a bad weather outside; an overcast sky. Then I thought things like this could happen if you need to get up to get ready for school, college or office in such a bad weather: I woke up in the morning and it was darkness still, the darkness was […]