An upcoming fictional novelette by K.G. Bethlehem (author of Certain Moments of Time, She is to be remembered) will look into a real-life tragic event, days before the riots of East St. Louis, Illinois, the year of 1917. Follow Kujit Peebles, a 19-year-old African American young man, as he tries to navigate through the everyday … Continue reading Upcoming project—somewhere in 2022
Good evening everyone and welcome to another Friday Night Poetry Corner. THis week a fantastic poet whose name is Dr. Ipshita Sengupta is presenting a poem that will guarantee you will leave with an “Infectious Smile.” The name of this joint is called “When tomorrow comes.” I am sure you will love it and please visit the good doctor’s page to read more of her writings. Well done and yes I even left with an “Infectious Smile.”
Orbiting the galaxy, a dazzling blue celestial sphere,
Which envelopes everything the nature holds dear.
Sparkling clear blue water in the rivers flow,
Mountains are adorned with glistening white snow.
Melodious tunes the brightly coloured birds sing,
The clean fresh air elicits the wish to unfurl your wings.
Rain drenched petrichor scent wafting through the ground,
Freshness spreading through lush greenery all around.
This was the world I would get to see,
Our Father in Heaven had promised me.
But all I get to see is a world so dark,
Where my forefathers have left their gluttonous mark.
Mercilessly they stole away all the colors of nature,
If only for a moment they had thought about the future!
All the valuable luxuries of nature were looted by them,
I wish, I could have seen the real nature’s gem.
No trees are there, all rivers have dried,
The birds don’t sing…
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