Smoke and Fire

– Saghar Ada Even if my wings are broken Even if my mouth has been sealed shut Even if the devils and predators of our time Are sitting on my way and blocking my path Still, I am not hopeless, neither am I tired. As I’m liberated within, from heart and mind I will not…

A Keyboard Poem

– Rakshitha Sridhar As I sit here Typing out another poem Another one about you Another one whose existence hides in your plain sight I wonder If this poet will ever be your muse.

A Personal History of the Family

 – V “Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave My heart into my mouth. I love your Majesty According to my bond; no more nor less.” — Cordelia, King Lear (Act I, Scene I) We love our family without question, be it our parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. It’s a universally accepted rule that “Family comes first”.…

Students of St. Joseph's College of Commerce protesting in solidarity

ಭಾರತದ ಪ್ರಜ್ಞೆಯನ್ನು ಬಹಳ ಕಾಲ ಕಾಡುವ ವೇಮುಲ

– ರೋಶಿನಿ ಇನ್ಛೆಂಟೀನಾ (Roshini Infenteena) ದ್ವೀತಿಯ .ಬಿ.ಕಾಂ (II B.Com) ಮಾನವನ ಹುಟ್ಟು ಒಂದು ವಿಶೇಷವಾದ ವರದಾನ ಹುಟ್ಟಿದ ಮನುಷ್ಯ ಕೆಲವು ದಿನ ಭೂಮಿ ಮೇಲೆ ಇದ್ದು ಏನಾದರೂ ಸಾಧಿಸಬೇಕು ಎಂಬುದು ಎಲ್ಲರ ಆಸೆಯಾಗಿರುತ್ತದೆ. ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬರಲ್ಲೂ ಗುರಿ ಎಂಬುದು ಇರಬೇಕು.ಆ ಗುರಿಯನ್ನು ಸಾಧಿಸಲು ಮನುಷ್ಯ ಏನೆಲ್ಲ ಕಷ್ಟಪಡಬೇಕು ಎಂಥೆಂಥ ತೊಂದರೆಗಳನ್ನು ಎದುರಿಸಬೇಕು ಎಂಬುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಆಂದ್ರ ಪ್ರದೇಶದ ಗುಂಟೂರು ತಾಲ್ಲೂಕಿನ ರೊಹಿತ್ ವೇಮುಲ ಎಂಬ ಯುವಕನ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆಯೇ ಉದಾಹರಣೆಯಾಗಿದೆ.

A Message from Afghanistan

 – Saghar Ada Naturally people wish for things they don’t have. For example, during the daylight when one sees others wearing sunglasses, she wishes for having like those sunglasses so that she could protect her eyes from the sun rays. But exactly unlike her, those already wearing the sunglasses don’t enjoy from wearing what another…

Ellipsis 2015

Ellipsis is the intra-collegiate literary festival of St. Joseph’s College of Commerce to be held on 11 August 2015. Ellipsis, a sequence of three dots, can express what a lot of words can’t. It is the silence after speech. It communicates more than words. This festival is an attempt to explore the interstice between speech…