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The Poetry Page / Alessio Zaneli

    Who Cares? Anyone who believes exponential growth can go forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.                      ...

The Poetry Page / Donia Gobar

  As I Watch Presenter’s power point scans, spans As moments un-peel time And the words, bold and blank, bleed Slipping in ribbons of silence Around dark bodies in gray places, Tongue-tied brick walls,...

The Poetry Page / Pallavi Mishra

      No Retakes!   “It tricks, it teases It smiles, it ceases It hurts, its insane But they say no pain, no gain It is love, it is compassion It is Jealousy,...

The Poetry Page / Ute Margaret Saine

Water on Water water paints waves of water on water loops of light spread over the gently rolling surface trembling air stirs gentle motions threads of luminous brilliance collect in rainbow colors from a...

The Poetry Page / Laxmi Shanker Bajpai

    Those People Those were the people who with tiny boxes filled with fine sugar would go in search of anthills They would scatter seeds on terraces for birds to feed on. They...

The Cinema of M.F. Husain

M.F. Husain’s two feature length fiction films, Gaja Gamini and Meenaxi are classic examples of having one’s cake and eating it too.  In each case, the cake is delectable. True that the two films...

Memories and Vagaries – Ritwik Ghatak

An artiste, even in this age of mindless greed and hurry, captures the public imagination, if only for a moment or two, should he or she answer to type, that is, of being a...

The Elusive Mr Tanvi

Habib Tanvir (1923-2009), was perhaps the most famous Theatre personality in north India. An actor-manager in the Old-School mould, he led a crowded professional life, which, over the years, had invariably spilt over into...