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In the Beginning

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on In the Beginning

By Ningreichon Tungshang | EMN When life was breathed Hope and dignity was weaved Thy who gave us freedom Gave us land we now protect, With our lives and history So that our stories and streams will be free And our minds and spirit un-oppressed Our ancestors taught us land is sacred And gave us their […]

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Bordered Differences: “Envisaging a Naga Path”

By   /  January 6, 2018  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Bordered Differences: “Envisaging a Naga Path”

By Asangba Tzudir | EMN Ingrained in a unique history and identity, as a Naga peoples’ … Down a beautiful memory lane, there’s a Naga path, Almost forgotten to the brink of oblivion. It lays waiting, to embrace and assert, With dignity and integrity. Nagas, all across the borders, A peoples’ Identity finds threatened, From ‘who’ […]

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Naga Day

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Naga Day

By Easterine Kire | EMN This is our story: In 1929 The Naga Club Submitted a memorandum to the Simon Commission The first written record That stated ‘Nagas are one’ They made it clear They did not belong To any other but the Naga race Not to the Indian Not to the Burman But to themselves […]

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From ‘Dark Past’ to the ‘Present Light’

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on From ‘Dark Past’ to the ‘Present Light’

Behold her, a life reflecting Love & Light Of the Creator who lets her shine bright, And spread His message of Life & Hope To souls who in Dark continue to grope… Souls suffering for making wrong Choice, Being guided today by her Love and Voice; Whilst she herself’s led by a greater Light, That […]

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Disaster Explaining What?

By   /  November 12, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Disaster Explaining What?

Enraged nature has shown human a glitter On hill like partial annihilation came disaster High buildings fell down like kids’playthings Stuffy buses-cars floated like empty baskets No sign of bridge-roads left over on earth Under stone countless proud cubit buried Overtaking mind upto moon-mar was in vain The old age lost his strong succour Before […]

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Transition

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Transition

From Darkness to Light Some nights, when the world’s fast asleep, And silence reigns over the darkness deep, His thoughts struggle wit’ his wish to rest, Steal his moments like an uninvited guest Who narrates stories o’ the miserable past, To evoke memories t’at sink &hold on fast. Past memories t’at wet his pillow at […]

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The God of “The Second Chance”

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on The God of “The Second Chance”

There are times when the sinners silently weep, Finding themselves drowning, sinking deep, In the murky waters of worldly pleasure They once loved to swim in at leisure, To exercise their God-given freewill, With a choice that would only kill- Both the mortal body and soul, And parcel them to Sheol. It’s their heart that […]

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Amidst Storms of Life?

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Amidst Storms of Life?

When stormy clouds of adversity Overshadow the plan of Almighty And cast gloom over your labour To rob you of your joy & honour… When despair creeps into your life And cuts deep into hope like a knife To leave you wounded & pleading For mercy before you die bleeding… When your pleas are heard […]

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Life Continues

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on Life Continues

Empty Room, depressed Mind, Tears of the inconsolable kind; Cries from the aggrieved heart, Bearing burden of mindful hurt. Poor Soul, it pours when it rains for me. Presenting a blurred vision of w’at I see. Makes me wonder what life is all about- If it’s worth all the battles I have fought! Hark! God […]

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The Love Story

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  Poems  /  Comments Off on The Love Story

Oh dear,I still feel the passion of yours for me, I do feel how you keep me close to you. I feel the touch when you hold me, The way you keep me safe. The passion of yours for me, Will never let me forget you. The way you pull me slowly, And the way […]

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