Selfie & Psyche, SNIPPETS

THE SELFIE MANIA

A couple of days back I read of a shocking incident that had happened in the October of 2014, in Italy. A female nurse was arrested for the murder of 38 victims. But what was more shocking was a disturbing photo seized by the police: a selfie the nurse took of herself (in her hospital… Continue reading THE SELFIE MANIA

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International Day of the Girl child, SNIPPETS

THE CREATOR DOESN’T PLACE BOYS AND GIRLS IN A HIERARCHY . . . THEN WHY DO WE?

“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights” -United Nations Resolution 66/170 In 2011, as the result of youth advocacy around the world, the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of… Continue reading THE CREATOR DOESN’T PLACE BOYS AND GIRLS IN A HIERARCHY . . . THEN WHY DO WE?

Emotions: a weakness or strength?, Poems

THE POWERHOUSE CALLED ‘EMOTIONS’

Many a wistful teardrop dries in the eyes, Skilfully concealed from the world’s jeering whys, Surging emotions get stifled unnoticed, Leaving the heart mercilessly vandalized.   Restraint, yes, is good, Not however at the price of being misunderstood!   Peals of laughter and squeals of excitement, Crying out to the heart’s content, Giving vent to… Continue reading THE POWERHOUSE CALLED ‘EMOTIONS’

Poems, The Age of Adulteration

A CHANGE WITHIN

  Oh for the sight of the clear bright sky, Beyond the towers and skyscrapers rising high.   Oh for the health promised by fresh and pure foods, That would push sickness away and lighten up all moods.   Oh for the knowledge imparted unalloyed, Raising and training experts undiluted.   Oh for the innocence… Continue reading A CHANGE WITHIN