An extract from Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee's book 'Nehru and the Spirit of India'.
"...We are here / To listen, the nature of each instrument / Merges with the nature of another, / And music is born."
'In peacetime, you miss the pain of animals in captivity.'
A lecturer of English literature at Assam's Bongaigaon College, Deb will be remembered for his immense knowledge of poetry, his work in translation and for changing lives.
A poem on how the Greek mythological horse has made its appearance in a world that is least prepared for it.
For Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet, left-wing activist and member of the Greek Resistance during World War II, on his 111th birth anniversary (May 1, 1909 - November 11,1990).