My Mother

A description of a mother through a child’s eye is always beautiful. This young poet articulates his mother’s caring nature and how he views her as a friend, guardian and parental figure via a few simple words.   Simple yet strong, She likes a song, That’s my mother. Caring yet strict, She has a funny

Walk into the Light

At times one finds it difficult to move forward in life, it is in times like these when one needs hear their inner conscience and build the courage to move forward. This poem encourages the same. Afraid of what lies ahead, Clinging on to the past, Walked an empty soul, Searching for a guided path…

Lock & Key

  I gaze out of the window… I just see a tree. It has shed its leaves, And soon will get new ones. Is the same going to happen with me? Our life is so illusionary, Evolving into more and more problems. Until and unless we evoke the Fighter within us, We’ll just be running

Born Tagged

  Born in the limelight, the venetian raised by multiple riggings, Little did the new born know he would have to raise his standards too. In the centre of the stage with multiple characters around, He could never dip his hands into the chocolate jar, With his relatives prodding… Recording his life like a biopic,

A Poet’s Mind

A short insight into what makes one of our very own Indian poets tick Perennials had an interesting chat with Prankur Chaturvedi, a keen poet , and quizzed him on a few thoughts that we were most curious about. With literary art such an integral part of our beings, we thought, as we get into

Hitched to Fall in Love (Poem)

This poem is an outcome of an observation that I have made  by witnessing couples who found love via arranged marriages. It is attempt to create a short narrative tale of a couple that retraces their journey since the day they met and how they have grown. It’s purely fictional! It attempts to capture the

Life (Poem)

  ‘Life’ is a special poem by our youngest ever poet ‘Simran Jayarao’  which depicts her maturity at such a tender age.  Life is like a road You don’t know which turn leads you where Sometimes you end up in situation of which you are not prepared. Life is like a dream Fiction all around
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. – Herman Melville Tony V Francis has done just that. He has chosen a mighty theme in exploring eighteenth-century Calcutta through the eyes of a schoolboy. The plot visits the renowned but fallen San Souci Theatre, and follows the boy, also named Tony, as

Fly High (Poem)

Fly High gives its readers a message of relentlessly working towards their plans, keep their heads held high and move in a set direction. There will be obstacles and there will be challenges, but the journey is more beautiful than the goal itself. One just needs to embrace it. 

The Man in a Hat (Poem)

    Sitting in this secluded part “Reserved to myself” “Enjoying the solitude Or a refreshing beverage” You presume You are misguided People look at me, bewildered Just a lonesome old man in a corner Having an urge to converse with me But decide against it, thinking “He will soon wither away Let him be