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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 11 – A butterfly woman ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “A butterfly woman”.)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 11☆   ☆ A butterfly woman ☆ Let them Keep looking at your bodily beauty- The luminous colour of your skin, The pretty patterns on your wings, The magnificent gait while you fly!   You should concentrate Only upon your wings And its innate strength!   One day, You will have touched the sky And that’s what A butterfly woman Is meant to do!   © Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra (All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in any retrieval system of any nature without prior...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 10 – The blindfolding of Gandhari ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “The blindfolding of Gandhari”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 10☆   ☆ The blindfolding of Gandhari   ☆   O lord! I blindfold myself! That my husband was blind I knew not Never had I thought of such a union But together, the destiny has brought   O lord! I blindfold myself! As I learn of my future and fate What is ordained, cannot be modified I shall suffer, as does my mate!   O lord! I blindfold myself! Know not what speaks is protest or disgust My exploitation, I shall not permit! O lord!...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Mahanavratri Special – Listen ladies ☆ – Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM

Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM (We are extremely thankful to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for sharing his literary and artworks with e-abhivyakti.  An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Capt. Pravin has served the country at national as well international level in various fronts. Presently, working as Senior Advisor, C-DAC in Artificial Intelligence and HPC Group; and involved in various national-level projects.   (We present an English Version of  Ms.  Nirdesh Nidhi’s Hindi poem ☆ सुनो स्त्रियों ☆   published in today’s issue .  We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation. )   ☆ Listen ladies ☆   Today is the auspicious day of *Mahalaya* And today your eyes will be embellished...   As you were told Right in the early phase of civilizations that *Yatra Narayastu Pujyante Ramante Tatra Devata* (...where women are worshiped, there deities visit...)   You were assumed to be that goddess Whose entire body was molded in her most beautiful form Except that the eyes were left The eyes that could see the casting of someone's ominous eyesight on you...   Could show you the pitfalls on the road Also, could sense...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Prisons ☆ – Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM

Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM (We are extremely thankful to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for sharing his literary and artworks with e-abhivyakti.  An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Capt. Pravin has served the country at national as well international level in various fronts. Presently, working as Senior Advisor, C-DAC in Artificial Intelligence and HPC Group; and involved in various national-level projects. We present an English Version of Shri Sanjay Bhardwaj’s Hindi poem ” बंदीगृह ” published in today’s  ☆ संजय दृष्टि  – बंदीगृह.  ☆ We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation. )   ☆ Prisons ☆ Open all the doors of the prisons, Prisons have become grossly irrelevant... Huge locks hung on the strong gates Have now been shifted to human minds... Handcuffs are meaningless on hands, As now they grow, nurture Tighten their vice-like grip on nerves... Fetters are born and grow every moment with the fetus, Never age, with the passage of time... The noose of incongruous absurdities Tenaciously tighten every moment, Maverick animals wandering here and there Feel pity for mankind, tied to the peg of money... In the realm of globalization The whole world...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 9 – Drona and Drupad ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Drona and Drupad”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 9☆   ☆ Drona and Drupad ☆   “O Drupad! My childhood friend! Your promises I come to remind Do you remember our oaths to share Wealth of all kinds?”   “O Sage Drona! Blessed am I! My kingdom your presence bestows A learned man are though And before thee I bow!”   “O Drupad! My childhood friend! Married I am, and have a son too Distinguish he can’t between rice water and milk And I have come to ask for a cow from you!”   “O Sage...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Dreams ☆ – Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM

Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM (We are extremely thankful to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for sharing his literary and artworks with e-abhivyakti.  An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Capt. Pravin has served the country at national as well international level in various fronts. Presently, working as Senior Advisor, C-DAC in Artificial Intelligence and HPC Group; and involved in various national-level projects. We present an English Version of Shri Sanjay Bhardwaj’s Hindi poem ” स्वप्न ” published in today’s ✍ संजय दृष्टि  – स्वप्न ✍.  We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation. )   ✍ Dreams ✍   Sometimes frightened me, Sometimes tried threatening   Sometimes crushed me, Sometimes tried pressing...   Sometimes battered me, Sometimes tried breaking   Sometimes abrased me, Sometimes tried twisting   Circumstances tried everything possible But in vain...   Grouchingly exhausted They started panting...   Knoweth not what my dreams are made of They never seem to die..!   © Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM ...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 8 – Pandu’s end ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Pandu’s end”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 8☆   ☆ Pandu’s end ☆   A young man that he was Difficult it was for Pandu to restrain Tried his best to desist But could not adjust to a life of pain   Life futile made by Kindama’s curse Roamed he like an ascetic  though Evening the bearing of sons by Dharma Could not bring back his glow   One day, the stunning Madri he saw And his vision turned lustful In his moment of yearn, touched her And in his arms was his wife...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 7 – Pandu’s sons ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Pandu’s sons”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 7 ☆   ☆ Pandu’s Sons☆   Cursed by Rishi Kindima Into the realms of the forest, Pandu retired The news of pregnant Gandhari In him, the desire to have a son fired.   Seeing him desolate and murky His dutiful wife, Kunti consoled “For his wife to bear another man’s child,” She said, “The law of Dharma allowed”.   “Let me call a Rishi,” said Pandu “Let us call a Deva,” Kunti stated Blessed by Rishi Durvasa, she had a boon; The knowledge made Pandu elated.   Pleased...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Aylan ☆ – Hemant Bawankar

Hemant Bawankar   (This poem is dedicated to a three-year-old Syrian boy ‘Aylan’ who represents all children who left this world under shadows of war. The dead body of ‘Aylan’ was found unattended on the beach of Turkey in the month of September 2015. The world will forget him one day, but, one cannot forget the questions that he left behind him. The Hindi and German Version of this poem is also available. )   ☆ Aylan  ☆   The calm sea shore and he calm, serene, innocent Aylan rolled inverted,   No.... no... forcibly laid down by the sea. He does not know how he reached on the deserted beach.   How he missed fingers of daddy. Leaving the world and everyone in deep sorrow.   He left his homeland with parents to see and experience the new world, golden world in the shadow of parents to play with new friends in a new country in new surroundings with new friends with elder brother where, he will not hear any gunshots anyone’s screams.   He will be able to hear only and only birds’ chirping sounds children’s laughter. Children! Whether they are of any colour, of any religion. Because, he does not know and does not want to know that - What is a country? What are...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 6 – Pandu’s curse ☆ Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra

Ms Neelam Saxena Chandra   (Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is a well-known author. She has been honoured with many international/national/ regional level awards. We are extremely thankful to Ms. Neelam ji for permitting us to share her excellent poems with our readers. We will be sharing her poems on every Thursday Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra ji is Executive Director (Systems) Mahametro, Pune. Her beloved genre is poetry. Today we present her poem “Pandu’s curse”. This poem is from her book “Tales of Eon)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 6 ☆   ☆ Pandu’s curse☆   King Pandu, out to hunt Unable to bear child frustrated Heard some din in the surrounding An arrow in his bow mounted   Rishi Kindama and his charming wife Transformed into an antelope and a doe Invoking magical powers Were in the open, making love   Pandu’s arrow, struck the antelope Upon the antelope, death hovered Pandu watched helplessly the repercussions While the afflicted Rishi cursed   Pandu was banned from touching a woman Having hindered brutally a couple in mating He was to...
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