Everyone who has explored English Literature has heard of Shakespeare and Milton and Bernard Shaw and J.K.Rowling. What did all of these have in common? Yes, English was their first language. I too grew up reading works of authors whose first language was English. Almost every single work of literature that has ever existed can … Continue reading Through Time And Across The Planet
How long has it been since you last read a book that has had a profound impact on you and has changed the way you look at your life and the practical aspects to it? Now, I am talking about one of those self-help books which most people would choose to ignore, deeming it to … Continue reading Perception Through Strategy
My first introduction to good quality literature was through short stories that I read as a schoolboy. Eliot, H.W.Longfellow, Ruskin Bond, Rabindranath Tagore, Robert Frost and many more whom I have forgotten have been largely responsible for instigating me into exploring literature. When I was in 8th grade, I was fascinated by the world of … Continue reading At The End of An Adventurous Journey
I wrote this poem in wake of the upcoming movie- The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies.
This is just my view point asserting why Tolkien's work stands out compared to other writers of fantasy and fiction. I also put forth my reasons why one should indulge in reading his works.
Walked the path he ne'er dreamed of,Of friendship and love; A persistent emotional cough!The flower bloomed and the shell was broken-Happened for the good, perhaps?Windows and doors were laid bare open. How it felt to sleep long?- Knew he not,In the heat of all the organized chaos that he was caught!Past the moon and stars he … Continue reading A Brief Spell of Freedom
With eyes akin to an innocent convicted,They gaze at you, thy defenses evicted.Wagging and drooling, jumping and cuddling,Come they to you, ‘How do you do?’Effect as such can produce humans few. Adamant than the most unyielding men,Conquering thy room, they make it their den!Amidst growls and scratches spent the days,Yet, how lovely aren’t they?To their mild … Continue reading Four Dogs and a Monkey