At Rest

by Lynette Johnson The women whispered in soft hushed tones,As she blankly stared with a heart of stone,Their kind words of comfort fell on deaf ears,The thought her brother’s dead brought her to tears. “If only you had been here”, she cried,“My brother would never have died.”It has been four days since the tomb wasContinue reading “At Rest”

Catch a Glimpse of the Sun

Reading Time: 2 min Looking up at the blue morning sky, I noticed the clouds. It was a fabulous sight to behold. Dark clouds dotted the sky, but behind the clouds, the sun shone brightly.  The dazzling sun behind the clouds gave the clouds a glowing silver lining. In life, we often face those darkContinue reading “Catch a Glimpse of the Sun”

Teachers, Thank You

In 2018 the image of a 28-year-old young man held tightly by a group of sobbing students caught the eyes of the media.  They were holding back their beloved English teacher Bhagawan who was being transferred from their Government High School in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu.  The students were heartbroken about their teacher’s transfer and theyContinue reading “Teachers, Thank You”

A Woman’s Worth

A Whatsapp video was making the rounds.  A young girl walks into an elevator and closely following behind her walks in a man too.  Even before the door could shut, the man swings his right arm and hits the girl on her face.  He grabs the handbag from the stunned girl, repeatedly punches and kicksContinue reading “A Woman’s Worth”