A Bowl of Rice

Invoking Lord Rama to the modern times. A poem about myth seeking to alter the reality of the present

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River Naf

-Rajesh K. Jha You were a couple of millennia late, In crossing the Hindukush and Himalayas Otherwise, my friend, you were welcome with the Aryans. Why did you not, my brother, join the Caravan Of Huns, Shakas, Kushanas and others When they crossed the Indus, spread in the land? Sorry you are late and we… Continue reading River Naf

Clouds

-Rajesh K. Jha I hold a grudge against the clouds. It has teased me the entire day, darkening a corner of the sky and then disappearing, sprinkling a drop on the tip of my nose, thundering at a distance arousing hope that dissipates like good times. I bribe it with a flower, offer a servile… Continue reading Clouds

O Nation, You are Great and Mighty!

-Rajesh Kumar Jha O Nation you are great and mighty, And I am small. My eyes widen, jaws drop and hands tremble, When I see your might, I find myself feeble. On the snow clad mountain, Inside the jungle and across the ravines, on enemies from beyond and enemies from within, encounter or gun battle,… Continue reading O Nation, You are Great and Mighty!