Places

New Delhi, India

Contributors: Abhay K., Kandala Singh
New Delhi, India

«  "I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all." »  —Michelangelo

The Seduction of Delhi
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Ugrasen Ki Bauli (Step-well of Urasen)
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The Iron Pillar of Delhi at the Qutub Complex
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Fostering regional consciousness needs mammoth efforts. South Asia has a formal mechanism of cooperation in place among its member countries through the vibrant organization of the South Asian Association for...

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Detailed calligraphic inscription on Qutub Minar
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My diwali thali has pink

bougainvillea petals, fallen

banyan leaves, tiny cracked twigs,

gathered from this bend

in your road, once

an entire country to me.

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India Gate
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My smell,

my nakedness

entices

hordes of human flesh

from faraway lands...

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Beloved of poets, emperors and merchants

I am the palimpsest city

ascending from my ashes as the phoenix

Indraprashtha and New Delhi

on the same bank of the Yamuna

just...

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It is widely accepted that the greatest literature is born when cultures, civilizations or worldviews come together. This often happens in case of diplomat-poets who often find themselves in exotic milieus, novel...

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Capitals Cover
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I am the city of cities.

A city of invaders, conquerors

merchants, immigrants––

they twinkle on my...

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