Literature

Literature

Perfection – I

Reading Time: 6 minutesWe are serialising Tatjana’s new book, Perfection, in three languages, Serbian and Japanese, other than English, exclusively for Different Truths.   Close to Me Togetherness disappears. We are lost while leaving ourselves. It’s too late for finding symbols. The expression is a form of research At the entrance of voice ventricles. We sacrifice slow reasons […]

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O! My Enemy

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn evocative poem, by Ayub, exclusively for Different Truths.   O! My enemy, There was no route to reach you, The wastelands of my eyes and heart In the deep silences, Scorching sunlight, And profound exhaustion, Used to search an ocean for the thirsty soul, They inscribed their desires, On the shade-less walls of whims. […]

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Feather Touch

Reading Time: 1 minuteAn evocative poem about the dynamics of creation, by Elsy, exclusively for Different Truths. The smoothness of a quill, that spells out marvels in words, like the feather touch of a babe’s soft fingers, can soften even the hardest in the heart. The quill doles out pure dream-ware, living thoughts in living words, from the […]

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Child Labour

Reading Time: 1 minuteA poem about social awareness and a protest against employing a child as a labour, by Sarala, exclusively for Different Truths. Carrying heavy loads on their tender heads going through unbearable pains on their weak shoulders and necks stooping down, bent, disfigured with hardly anything to eat except the throwaway by the rich aside   These […]

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Self-Love and Thomas Hardy: Sue Submits to a Vindictive God, a Reflection of Her Bad Father – VI

Reading Time: 5 minutesA shadowy bad parent haunts Jude the Obscure, linking three generations of Fawleys. Each generation executes a death sentence in the name of the parents. Sue interprets her children’s deaths as a sign of divine punishment for her wicked union with Jude. Sue submits herself to a vindictive God, a reflection of her bad father, […]

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A Remarkable Horizontal Vastness and a Rare Vertical Depth in the Poetry of Basudeb Chakraborti – IV

Reading Time: 6 minutesBasudeb Chakraborti’s poetry has a remarkable horizontal vastness and a rare vertical depth. His poetry concerns itself with all the essential aspects of life and one feels the imprint of his originality of thought and expression. The riches of experience that he brings to bear invest his poetry with the authenticity of feeling and variety […]

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My Service to Mankind

Reading Time: 1 minute In this verse, Ashok tells us about his commitment as a poet and a person, exclusively for Different Truths. I woke up for humanity  I walk and walk for peace  I learn from my knowledge  I believe in non-violence    I work for my humble brains  I write for society welfare  I teach for brotherhood  […]

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Reetwika Banerjee: Five Books, Three Films, 13 Awards makes her a Young Achiever

Reading Time: 8 minutesReetwika Banerjee, a columnist with Different Truths, is a young achiever. She has won 13 awards for her five books and three films. T Mukherjee interviews her, exclusively for Different Truths. TM: Tell us about yourself, Reetwika Banerjee. RB: I am a professional Cyber Security expert and I aim to be a face of women in […]

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The Story of Tea Strainers

Reading Time: 3 minutesTea strainers can be traced back to the Chinese who developed bamboo strainers to remove wet tea leaves from a clay pot, in the 10th century BC. But it wasn’t until the 17th century that tea made its way from China into the drawing rooms of the British gentry. With its entry into British culture […]

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The Caste of Cars

Reading Time: 2 minutesHere’s a social commentary and protest through the caste of cars, by Elsy, exclusively for Different Truths. Cars are moulded in many casts, and they have their castes too. Some are upper caste, some middle, and some lower. Some are sleek in style, some hefty, some hatchback. Left-hand drives are there, so are, right-hand drives. […]

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