Wednesday, January 26, 2022

My Journey as an Artist & Art Instructor – Cynthia Yatchman

  I was lucky enough to grow up in a household that supported and practiced the arts. I went to  elementary school at a time when...

It’s Diwali…Kali Puja…Deepavali…Let’s Celebrate! By Mitali Chakravarty

  When I was a child - way back in the 1970s - I was entranced by festivities on Diwali. On one hand, there were...

Driving Miss Emma – By Miriam Edelson

  My daughter Emma is straining to craft an identity separate from me. At twenty-seven she is achieving this as she forges her life’s path. I...

The Cloak of Invisibility – By Dustin Pickering

  Poets often reflect that poetry emerges from the character of the poet.  As Americans are awash in the forces of contemporary life, there is...

God in Poetry : Does He exist in the Postmodern Anarchic World? – ...

  Father! Thou must lead. Do Thou, then, breathe those thoughts into my mind By which such virtue may in me be bred That in...

Sparkling Form – By Pavle Radonic

    1. Escaping the sh_tholes for a place in the Sun Adjacent table at KV the other day a couple of Indian lads chatting over lunch,...

A Bodhisattva-in-Training Contemplates Kathmandu’s Rude Motorcyclists – By Michael G. Smith

  At the end of the row of Tibetan Buddhist monks, the cantor chants a prayer. Clashing Sil Nyan cymbals together, another monk adds an...

Reading Emily Wilson’s Trash-Talking Odyssey in the Time of Covid – By Rex...

  It’s late summer and I’m sitting on the couch, hurriedly flipping through the sports channels with an air of desperation, as if the pin...

Looking beyond the Raj era literary narratives – By Mitali Chakravarty

  A re-appraisal of the colonial era literary constructs is very much the need of the hour in all cultures that endured stereotyping under long...

Grandeur – By George Angel

    I have lost my dignity. Though my wife mourns it daily, is appalled, I say, "Good riddance!" I sit hunched over and receive the minutes, let...

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