BY MAC LOGAN There central in th’ appointed place He stands composed and stern, with grace Eyes focused, clear, direct, and strong He gazes o’er the teeming throng A benefactor great and kind Admired worldwide for wealth and mind Strong his brow and great his poise Exemplar for a’ men and boys His metal fist can’t swat the gull That stands oblivious … Continue reading Carnegie and the Seagull
BY MAHIMA SHARMA As I go to work…. I can see the Blind World around me, As I travel back home…. The same Blind World exists around me, Judging everyone around them… With brains shut and closed eyes. All this world talks is “I and ME” All this world walks on, is broken dreams, Little do they care of the deprived’s screams, Perhaps … Continue reading Hear, O Blind World!
BY MAHIMA SHARMA Ladies, Stop Being Sorry.. For these Simple Things! Ladies, Stop Being Sorry… For breaking away few Strings! I am here penning a note to myself, Which may come handy to even yourself, One bright day I asked myself… “Are you sorry for who you are?” Post introspection I told myself… “You are just being Sorry for simply being who you are!” … Continue reading Ladies, Stop Being Sorry!
BY MAHIMA SHARMA Because you don’t want it, thus I have to get educated Because you don’t consider me an equal, thus I have to get educated Because my dreams need wings, thus I have to get educated Because I am girl, so I have to get educated. I don’t need to wander, so I have to learn I wish to be independent, so … Continue reading Woman’s Will, Wings & Quill
BY MAHIMA SHARMA Dare to believe, Dare to conceive… A Dream to Fly, a Will to soar High. If you believe the angels dance in the sky, If you believe in the stardust..up high, Why can’t you value your own guiding heart? Why is your mind so-very torn apart? If you can believe in the innocence of her eyes, What keeps you away, from rising … Continue reading Dare to Believe
BY MAHIMA SHARMA I wait for you with your favourite Orchids, I look at the Rainbow and my thoughts leave me, I hold our children close to my heart, And recall the times when we were never apart. I send my hope as rising waves to the shore, I pray to hold you in my arms once more, The war has made me … Continue reading The Lost Soldier’s Wife
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
BY MAHIMA SHARMA Strong was the trust when love blossomed, In the lap of early romantic years, Then what sudden feeling crept in, Turning hugs and kisses into tears? You may not love him, she may not care, But remember you were soulmates, forever to be there She is your light in the darkest night, He is your Rainbow through the storm of … Continue reading Let Love Be Forever
BY VALENTYNA HOLLOWAY They came in the night to our cities, our towns, they crossed through the countryside like warriors with shovels and crossbows. Chopping, shooting, digging at the roots of our foundation unable to accept reason or a peaceful resolution of conclusion, even though it was the majorities decision. (Forgive them don’t understand the light the truth, it burns) They bite the hand that … Continue reading Shining Light