Tribute to Assassinated Gauri Lankesh

BY MAHIMA SHARMA Gauri Lankesh was a senior journalist in the southern state of Karnataka state in India, who was known to be very critical of politics that diverted from human rights and values. She was much against the Hindutva Politics being practised by the current government of India. Last week she was murdered in cold blood at night at her own house. Seven bullets … Continue reading Tribute to Assassinated Gauri Lankesh

The Silver Lining

BY MAHIMA SHARMA When it is dark and future bleak, We forget to see the silver streak, The darkest cloud gives the heaviest rain, When flowers bloom, swiping off disdain. So…embrace darkness without an easy forego, Give it a parting hug before you let it go, Enjoy the eclipse and its short string, Coz only clashed paths form the ‘Diamond Ring’ Only when low…we learn … Continue reading The Silver Lining

Freedom! Woman You Hold Your Own Key

BY MAHIMA SHARMA At the stroke of the midnight hour, O Woman, awake, arise and raise the bar, Unchain yourself, set yourself free, O Woman! Don’t Try to be what you aren’t supposed to be.   No one but you, holds yourself in captivity, No one but only you, can open up to Life’s beauty. Responsibilities beckon you…I agree, But make yourself too…a priority.   … Continue reading Freedom! Woman You Hold Your Own Key