Author: quillopia

My Unsung Tales

She sat on the chair, Drowned deep in despair, With no one around to share, Started reciting to the lonely air. Locked behind the bars of society immature, Her pain knew no cure, Her fault being she so pure! Her Life seemed a game of dice, When the “typical custom’s” nasty noise, Made her overlook…
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August 6, 2020 0

My Relationship with Literature and Its Prejudices

I belong to Kalyan. Now, Kalyan isn’t a small town or a village. It has multiplexes, malls, colleges, etc. Kalyan itself is a junction from where trains run to and from the rest of the country, sometimes it even feels like the world. The reader must wonder what does my hometown has to do with…
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August 5, 2020 0

Dear World, I am afraid

Dear World!Dear World, I am afraid.For entertaining the possibility ofNever stepping out of the house like before.Not only because of the dangerous air,For now, it’s the humanity that got me scared.Dear World, I am afraid.To turn on the TV and be flashed by something,I was not prepared for.For now, the soothing silent sea has gained…
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August 4, 2020 0

Indian Matchmaking, When Reality becomes Cringe

3-min read “Hello guys, I am Sima Taparia from Mumbai. I am an Indian Matchmaker. I bring the relationship to people, and if they don’t like it, I judge them. This work is very challenging, and I am very serious about my work. I am very austere about the partner’s checklist. The girl should be…
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August 2, 2020 0

National Education Policy, A glimmer of hope

By Nandini Goyal We all at times have felt that there is some inherent flaw, a mismatch, a struggle between the passion of the soul and the institution that is given the responsibility to stoke that fire. This ambiguous, far-fetched, insentient body of institutions is our Education system. It has been more than 34 years…
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July 31, 2020 0

The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot It’s been days, clubbed in months, Amidst the breeze, my golden curls, I saw, and I knew, counting on my nerves, But somewhere, there I stand of the fortune I heard, That a chariot awaits in the beauty hone, The same, in which I saw my sister gone! Yet I hold my breath,…
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July 30, 2020 0

The Ascent of Beauty

The beauty that was once buried, has come into existence. The countless prayers that were long gone are arising again with the early dawn. The exquisite reign of nature is now flourishing with righteous love. It has taught our depraved soul, the eminence of time, change and self-control. The deserted, muddy path that was  once left…
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July 29, 2020 1

THE PROTRUDE EFFECT

Somewhere to feed,Somewhere to succeed,Somewhere to intercede,Somewhere to concede. Unable to connect,Unable to correct,Unable to dissect,Am I suspect?Of the recent distortion,Of all the commotion,Of built up emotion,With my veins ready for exertion. I can…I will…Proceed into the light,Achieve in hindsight,Forever isolated with my reflection. Engaged to go in only one direction. By Timothy M. Ivory 0


July 28, 2020 0

Parenting and Punishment, A Psychological Perspective

By Riya Surekha Mishra How do you discipline your child?  When asked these questions, parents will have two popular responses to choose from. Some have beliefs in talking to their children while others may believe in punishment. Some parents use a combination of both techniques depending upon the severity of the child’s misbehaviour. Punishment for…
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July 28, 2020 0

TRAIN TO PAKISTAN, KHUSHWANT SINGH

By: Esha Mahendra As an Indian, we all know our history is both cruel and ruthless. It can be very well proved by remembering the independence struggle. The year was 1947 and the historical novel, written by Khushwant Singh Train to Pakistan (1956) describes those days very well. An estimated 14 million people were displaced…
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July 9, 2020 0