Poetry

Wrath of a Virus

A beautiful life begins with one’s birth;And its journey continues according to one’s luck.This human life is so uncertain to every born child.The year 2020 welcomed and bade farewell to many In 2020 many began new pages of their life;Hoping, desiring to fulfill the dreams…

Poetry, Politics

“हेइज जाए हे मोर गाँव”

ई का होई गेलाक मोर गाँव के?कहाँ चइल गेलाक,कोनो नि बताएकेकोनो चिन्हा नि छोईड़ के।सुनसान छाँवहुर, सुनसान अखड़ासोब दुरा ढपल, अंगना नखे बढ़नाल।बहरे केर चूल्हा में आधा पोड़ाल लुठी,गरु गोहर खाली, छेगरी गुदरी खोलल,मुर्गीगुड़ा तो सुनसान माड़ा।का होलक मोर गाँव के? कबूर केर कच्चा माट्टी…

Poetry

Heartbeat of Tribals

A sound echoed down the village as the ancestral drums were beaten. The sound of its curious beats uplifted the Tribal souls. A sound-alike a raging thunder. A sound that protected our fields from animals. A sound which gives you immense hearty pleasure. A sound…

Politics

Structural Violence of Casteism

A Personal Narrative by an Adivasi University Teacher In West Bengal, the symbolic violence of caste is more intense than physical violence. A university teacher describes the everyday exclusionary experiences of adivasis in education spaces and the operation of caste-based glass-ceilings when they do find…

Literature

Birds in the Rain

(Short Jungle Story) It’s the third day of monsoon and it’s been raining heavily and continuously. The trees are soaked in water and are very moist. The jungle full of trees and wild animals have not witnessed the sunshine since then. The water level in…

Poetry

Beautiful Tea Garden

Poem by Esthar Lakra, Assam Beautiful tea gardenEveryone’s favorite teaSmell of the tea wowSome people start their beautiful morning with teaHigh mountain, flat mountainUnder them beautiful green tea gardenFrom side to side only green tea gardenBetween the tea gardenStrong and tall tree everywhereUnder the blue…

Travel

Share your Travel Journal

A travel journey could be an office commute, excursion, trekking, hiking, seafaring to name few. Whether an occasional traveler or vagabond or a wanderlust, every time you traveled, you saw, thought and felt many things. You can transpose those thoughts, feelings and sights into writings….

Literature

Que sera sera I guess

Book Excerpts from The Disappointing 5When Failures Turn HeroesAuthor – Bhim Singh Bobanga This article is a continuation of the 1st part found here. From Chapter 4          They both again fell in silence for a moment as he offered another cigarette to Bindya, which…

Culture, Poetry, Social

“आंगना और आखड़ा”

आबा केर हाजरी केर दिनएकगो लेमचूस में खुशीमंगर केर बजार सेआयो केर दौरा केरमुढ़ी और लडू में हसीं। ऐसान रहे जीवन गुंडरी और पंडकी लेखे मन,गुल्हेर केर गोली नियार सोच,माटी केर घर आंगन और गांव आखड़ारीझ रंग में धुरधुरा नाच । मोरान हेजान में सोब…

Webinar

Birsa Munda Jayanti 2020 Webinar

Celebrating the Birth Anniversary of Dharti Abba Birsa Munda, The Legend, on the occasion of Birsa Munda Jayanti 2020, India Indigenous Peoples is organizing a video conference with notable Adivasi Speakers which will be live streamed on YouTube. Date & Timing: 05:30 PM to 07:00…

Poetry

The Day The Rooster Slept Late

Fred the red roosterAnd Speckled -Hen RoseWere dancing ‘til midnightOn tip-tapping toes They tangoed and fangoedBeneath the bright moonThey box-stepped and two-steppedWhile Fred hummed a tune It’s time you were sleepingSaid Rose with a yawnFor you must rise earlyTo wake up the dawn Let’s dance…

Literature

Birds in the Rain

(Short Jungle Story) It’s the third day of monsoon and it’s been raining heavily and continuously. The trees are soaked in water and are very moist. The jungle full of trees and wild animals have not witnessed the sunshine since then. The water level in…

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