An invitation to Pondicherry Literary Festival, 2018
Makarand Paranjape in conversation with Swapan Dasgupta, Bibek Debroy and Pavithra Srinivasan
Watch Dr. Pariksith Singh, Founder, Kaavya Foundation address at the three day literature festival, Parallel Literature Festival, Jaipur 2019.
Poetry will be written even as books are being burnt.
Dr. Jagannath Prasad Das (Born-1936) is a well-known poet, dramatist, writer and critic. He started his career as a member of IAS. He has written poetry, short stories, plays, novels and poems for children.
Assorted storylines are embedded in their pores awaiting
a perceptible traveler.
They cut him open, and there was WaTiba - intact in her dress,
WaTiba, wary of life, had found a new address.
On the occasion of the sad demise of our three-time former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, The Kaavya Circle sends warmest condolences to his family and friends. His work has inspired millions. We thank him for his crucial contribution to the country.
We're delighted to share an excerpt from Dr. Pariksith Singh's newly launched book, 'Swayam Ka Ghuspaithiya'.
An Associate Professor at Department of English, Dr. Anamika is a Delhi-based Hindi poet, novelist and translator. Poems from her national award winning poetry collections – Khurduri Hatheliyan, Doob-Dhan and Tokri Mein Digant – are prescribed at national universities such as Jawaharlal Nehru University, SNDT University
ज़िम्मेदारियों भरा कभी कुछ लिखा नही मैंने,
पर जब भी कभी तेरा नाम लिखा,
कोरे कागज़ पर,
साँसे रोक इत्मीनान से,
क़लम चलाई है मैंने !
सपनों का एक आशियाना हो
पहाड़ों के उस पार ठिकाना हो
सर्दि की सुबह, परदों से झांकती धूप हो
दुनियादारी से परे, अपना एक संसार हो
जहाँ तुम और मैं,
और ढेर सारा प्यार हो।
फ़ुरसत के पुलिंदे चार हों,
जहाँ न कोई रफ़्तार हो,
तुम्हारे हाथ की बनी चाय और गुड़ की मिठास हो।
उम्र का वह आख़िरी पड़ाव जहाँ सपने न हज़ार हों,
सिर्फ़ ढेर सारा प्यार हो,
बस सपनों का आशियाना हो
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