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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 18 – OM ☆ 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 “OM”.) ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 18☆ ☆ OM ☆   The sky is in complete disarray today- There is a lot of helplessness In its flowing silver hair, Its eyes have lost the twinkle, The clouds have covered Its luscious lips, forbidding it to speak, The red moon on its forehead Seems ferocious, as if on a revenge, And bats fly all over the periphery Crying aloud to hunt their preys.   I Simply close my eyes, Breathe in and out gently Summoning your light O Lord, And chant “Om”!   When I open my eyes again, There is complete calm!   © Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra (All rights...
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English Literature – Classical Poetry – ☆ Anguish of the River… ☆ 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. Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi ji  is not only proficient in Hindi and English, but also has a strong presence in Urdu and Sanskrit.   We present an English Version of Ms. Nirdesh Nidhi’s  Classical Poetry  “नदी नीलकंठ नहीं होती”   with title  “The Last Metropolis” .  We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation.) सुश्री निर्देश निधि इस कविता की मूल लेखिका सुश्री निर्देश निधि और कैप्टन साहब के प्रति आभार प्रकट करते हुए इस रचना मूल हिंदी  संस्करण आप इस लिंक पर पढ़ सकते हैं >>> “नदी नीलकंठ नहीं होती”. मैं निःशब्द हूँ और स्तब्ध भी हूँ। इस घटना / रचना को तो सामयिक भी नहीं कह...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 17 – Nothingness ☆ 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 “Nothingness”.) ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 17☆ ☆ Nothingness ☆   There are so many sentiments- The feeling of being loved, The desire for togetherness, The emotions of hurtfulness, The longing of your arms, The sadness on parting, The glee on arrival; But everything in life Has to settle down!   Nature is full of entropy And the most obvious way Is to tend to move towards nothingness.   The questions are- When do you move towards zilch? And how do you tend towards zero?   Sadly, For why, There are no answers!   © Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra (All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 16 – Memories ☆ 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 “Memories”.) ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 16☆ ☆ Memories ☆   Memories envelope you Like the helplessness On an evening of unexpected rains.   Caught unawares, You aren’t able to even open an umbrella, And you get soaked.   Your emotions, Which were covered by white polyster tunic, Suddenly become exposed- The rain has made the material transparent.   You run helter-skelter To find a chamber of solace, But there is none.   The rains Take their own time, And leave you only when they feel like.   Till then, You have to keep a guard And let no one touch Your susceptibility.   © Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra (All rights reserved. No part of this document...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Hypocrisy ☆ – 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 Poetry “पाखण्ड ” published in today’s edition as ☆ संजय दृष्टि  – पाखण्ड ☆ We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation.)   ☆ Hypocrisy* ☆   Surrounded by the crowd of masks I'm perplexingly standing as a question, Will I ever reach or not the real face... Under the mask of friendship, hiding the impious enmity... Under the garb of cordiality soaring with rancour, Under  the elixir of words hiding the vicious poison, Why does human, fueled by jealousy, don the masks? Keeps the split personalities... The time he spends in creating and wearing masks, That many moments of life he loses in vain, Wickedness in every breath pollutes the very existence... Friends! Keep the life pure as Ganges water, What is there...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ In an attempt to scare away the vulture… ☆ 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 Article “गिद्ध को उड़ाने की कोशिश में” published in today’s edition as  ☆ संजय उवाच – गिद्ध को उड़ाने की कोशिश में ☆ We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation.) ☆ In an attempt to scare away the vulture...☆ The characters of the stories are often found amidst us only, in our surroundings.  If one examines the characters, the concerned litterateur/writer will mention that this character lived in his/ her locality or a friend of his/ her mentioned about such and such characters, that is to say, the characters of the stories shape up on...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ Shrishta – The Creator ☆ – 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 Poetry “सृष्टा” published in today’s edition as ☆ संजय दृष्टि  – सृष्टा ☆ We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation.) (इस रविवार को कैप्टेन प्रवीण रघुवंशी जी द्वारा सुप्रसिद्ध कवि लार्ड बायरन की कविता  "She walks in beauty" का हिंदी अनुवाद अवश्य पढ़ें।) ☆ Shrishta - The Creator ☆ "Guru ji, I am in a strange state of dilemma. Everyone has started to appear as Digambar**।  Everyone is in his natural state. There is no covering of any kind", the seeker posed his problem and curiosity together to the Guru. "When could anyone,  who remained in the wordly vesture, ever...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 15 – Change ☆ 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 “Change”.)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 15☆   ☆ Change ☆   Things don’t really change.   The nature is perpetual and complete- If one bird or animal dies, Another is born; In totality, Things don’t really change.   Certain flowers bloom In a particular season, When you cross the clock of time, And touch the base again, They shall blossom once more. Things don’t really change.   The rivers keep flowing Year after year And if you touch the shore of Ganga At a particular spot Again, after decades, You will find the same Turbulence or calm, Things don’t really change.   The human nature Is also steady. Rarely do you see an arrogant person Turn...
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English Literature – Poetry – ☆ The Epic ☆ – 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 Poetry “महाकाव्य ” published in today’s edition as☆ संजय दृष्टि  – महाकाव्य  ☆ We extend our heartiest thanks to Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi Ji for this beautiful translation. ) ☆ The  Epic ☆   Your silence My silence Silently got prolonged, Your one word My one word Created the epic altogether!   © Captain Pravin Raghuvanshi, NM ...
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Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 14 – Calmness and Strength ☆ 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 “Calmness and Strength”.)   ☆ Weekly column ☆ Poetic World of Ms. Neelam Saxena Chandra # 14☆   ☆ Calmness and Strength ☆   When the stream falls down From the slope of the mountains, And flows in the plains with pain, It maintains its calm Despite the turbulence of abandonment.   The breeze, after the cyclone, Learns to gain back its gentleness, And silent becomes its tone; The world gathers courage from its repose, Reclaiming its energy.   The tree, after being wrapped in snow for long, Removes the frostiness from its mind And slowly its leaves grow back again; The world watches in awe its colourfulness As it waves its branches full...
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