In my Utopia…. by Pavithra Jaivant As I drop my children off at school, I don’t think twice before hugging a friend that has become family over the years as we greet each other that morning, which happens to be her birthday. My children are playfully wrestling with their friends as they play a quick … More When Dawn Breaks: In my Utopia…. by Pavithra Jaivant
MY WISH by Apurva and Anjana Ramasamy, with their mother, Annalakshmi Past “Dring, dring!” My alarm clock sounded As I dragged myself out of bed the sun threw its first ray of light Birds chirped a beautiful song, but I didn’t have time to listen to that elegant song! Here I am ready for a … More When Dawn Breaks: My Wish, by Apurva, Anjana and Annalakshmi Ramasamy
The Nagoya Action Heroes were going to observe International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (May 17th) by celebrating the work and life of queer professionals in different fields. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, they had to cancel the event. Instead, they were going to meet as a group to discuss how the intersection of mental health … More Love has no cure: A solidarity project
கண் விழித்து பார்க்கிறேன் Summary: When I wake up, I find my sky is void; my being is shut in the cage. I try to be sensible and act accordingly. I understand that the cage is not a prison; my being inside is only a battle to get back my world. On every dawn, I am … More When Dawn Breaks: கண் விழித்து பார்க்கிறேன் by Sudaroli and Jothi
My utopic world after the pandemic situation gets over will be watching endless sunsets with my beloved.
We Shall Overcome Someday… Waiting for the ‘New Dawn… ‘ By Payal Bhattacharjee
Utopia: An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. (Hindi: आदर्शलोक; Tamil: கற்பனையுலகு) Around the world, we sit in lockdown, quarantine or isolation, and there is no end in sight to this pandemic crisis. As difficult as this moment is, it is also a wonderful time to imagine what a perfect world … More When Dawn Breaks: An Invitation to Imagine Utopia
On the occasion of International Day for Peace 2018, in a class on citizenship and social change at James Madison College, Michigan State University, students wrote short acrostics summing up their view of “change”, and what it takes. What is your view of change and what is the change you would like to see in … More Celebrating ‘change’ through poetry