Kadvi Hawa: The Cinema We Should be Focussing On

While the fact of whether Padmavati was Indian or Sri Lankan and whether Ghoomar is actually done the way it is shown in the movie are concerns of vital importance to the nation, the obviously less important issue of climate change should also be given occasional consideration. While on one […]

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The Train’s Direction

It is a sunny day In three minutes you would turn my way Over the station’s din I hear you say “Is this seat taken?” I thought you were rude but was mistaken For your lips curved and your nostrils flared Your brows demanded as your eyes stared But you […]

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To Edinburgh, With Love

“Today my heart is split into two,” said a friend of mine in his leaving Edinburgh speech, “one part is looking forward to going back home and seeing my friends and family. And the other part lies here, in Edinburgh.” I knew these words would be as true for me […]

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Wildflower

In a tranquil breeze the wildflowers dance I think of life and I think of chance And while roses and dahlias are quite a show It is the wildflower I’d rather know Though the others saw a troublesome mess The wildflower always cared very less By the gurgling stream and […]

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Limitations Of Language

Perhaps it’s time to start considering yourself lucky in life if you think that you are unable to express what you are feeling, that words keep falling short, and that language is inadequate to articulate your experience. A lot of literary theory talks about the limitations of language, about how […]

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The Boy In Love With People

  I knew once a boy Irrevocably in love with people He stares at your little mouth As it curves and laughs He looks into your twinkly eyes As they flicker so fast He loves them The colorful people Walking around with little stories His eyes blaze as you move […]

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La La Land and the Last Smile

So much had already been said and written about Lala Land that I couldn’t find anything new to add to the conversation, although I saw the movie pretty early on. While I didn’t warm up to the movie for the first few minutes, I started liking it as it progressed. […]

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