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

The Flame of Pyre

  Born…death…death…born… Life goes like this, right… Born and reborn–again and again… When flambeau touch the pyre, We get amalgamated with the panchobhoot… —- Once my Grandma narrates a legend from Ramayana… The pyre of Ravan never went out…it is still burning… Because his wife Mandodari never wants to be widowed… Doesn’t it seems like a metamorphic…… Continue reading The Flame of Pyre