The Veil

The bridge is where the beyond lies, They are staring at us with tearful eyes, They hope, one day, We come to light.   Of what now seems a terrible fight, These walls, through these walls, Oh, these walls  of spite, They hope, one day, We come to light.   From gloom to sun, From… Continue reading The Veil

Underneath the Shadows

That afternoon in the month of May in 1950 in Sirohi village of Central India, was as bright and fierce as the reinvigorating blood that started flowing through the veins of this young democratic, republic country. 16-year old Mohan was excited to leave for the capital city in a few days. His mother was emotional… Continue reading Underneath the Shadows

Gazing Stars of the Desert

Sand storm in the eternal desert of Arabia filled nomads of the 11th century with exasperation and helplessness. There were hundreds of souls who begged the gods to show mercy.The winds blew constantly for five days and five nights, taking away many lives and stock. On the sixth day, the dust settled. The elders amongst,… Continue reading Gazing Stars of the Desert

Murmurs of Oud

When young 15-year old Jeriah saw his gift, a new wave of excitement to learn ‘Oud’ took him with it, into an unknown companionship of tranquility for all his living years. His father was a carpenter who brought him this musical instrument on his way back from northern Egypt in the early 14th century. Jeriah… Continue reading Murmurs of Oud