Caring for Our Common Home

The world is lovely, nice and sweet;Joyful frowns, yet a painful treat.Rivers flow and flowers bloom:God made earth’s very womb. [auth] Hills and mounts, plains and valleys,Full of wonder are His alleys!Milky seas and silky…

Agnipath

[auth] It was the Rathyatra decades agoIgnited a flame for the foot soldiers to go,When their fortunes were nose-diving,United them against a humanity living;Destroyed their place of worship,Shattered the beautiful friendship,Galvanized them to brute power,To…

A Man called Inigo

At Pamplona, the battle was raging,When a cannonball hit brave Captain Inigo,As he led his men and kept on fighting,For king and honour, ready life to forego. [/auth] The enemy troops, awe-struck by one so…

Divine Drama

A sense of the divine prevailsIn human thinking everywhere;It gets expressed in many ways -As diverse as the mind will dare! [auth] Beginning from the humble stone -To mountains, rivers, trees and shrubs;From little shrines…

Pascha’s Coming: A Plea to Cease Conflicts

Dust you are and to dust, you return,Proclaim Christ in your short sojourn.Exodus from the desert of despairing disgrace,Lent shall quench you at the oasis of grace. [auth] Prayer shall reach you to the Supreme…

‘Her’ Story

Though unable to hold the expanse of the mystery,This work is a microscopic view of her Calvary.This puny effort to narrate her story,I know, won’t even at least be a summary. [auth] Sorrow fills her…

A Conversation for Conversion

[auth] When I’m full of me and none of thee,When I’m mindless to miss thy graceful glee,When I’m crippled to reach out to my near,When I’m blind to the plight of thy dear,When I’m deaf…

The Enviable Stan

I am very jealous of youYou stood tall in frailtyDeath cannot hold youCoz you were always life-giving. They wished you were deadA message of intimidation to the worldThe banner of victory is unfurledNow you are…