Eighteenth Evening

Scene: The chamber of King Dhritarashtra is dimly lightened as he sat on his throne (asanas) in silent. He was silent and lost. Sanjay his charioteer and adviser is only with him. He is standing at the windows of the chamber and looking over the vast expanse of exterior of Hastinapur. The Battle of Kurukshetra…… Continue reading Eighteenth Evening

Jatayu

National Poem Writing Month 2018 #15: Writing a poem in which a villain faces an unfortunate situation, and is revealed to be human (but still evil). I’ve treated Ravaan as an evil human being.   “Behold Ravaan King o’ Demons.” Shouted old Jatayu. Ravaan looks in front of him a mountain coming up in form…… Continue reading Jatayu