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Poetry

Farewell 2018

Like a river emptying into the sea, Ne’er to flow back to you and me, 2018 enters into pages of history Leaving behind only the memory. Mixed memories of the year gone; Engraved in mind; can’t be undone. Good or bad, they are there to stay; Some,...

02 Jan 2019

Has He Done Enough?

The year’s almost gone, And he wonders if he’s done Enough to make someone smile, Or won reason to walk another mile. Has he done enough To smooth’n the path rough, That his brethren may walk right And discover the reality of the Light?? A year...

30 Dec 2018

Just keep Going

Leadership comes and goes, But it does not end there, Another leadership comes again; Just keep going. Life comes and goes, But it does not end there in the grave, Another life after death comes again; Just keep going....

17 Dec 2018

Just Keep Going

The sun rises and sets, But it does not stop there, It rises again; Just keep going. Year comes and goes, But it does not end there, Another year comes again; Just keep going. Generation comes and goes, But it does not end there, Another generation c...

16 Dec 2018

The Battle Goes on

By A Anato Swu The battle goes on For lives I do not own. My enemy I cannot sight, But I fight with all my might. Lest precious souls die forever, And tears flow endless like a river. I’ve lost my brothers. I’ve also lost my sisters To vices birt...

14 Dec 2018

The Flight of The Raptors

Tis the last week of golden October, When the summer season heat took its flight. The bountiful rain set the dust with might, To drizzle again in mid-November. A spell of magic haunts this ancient land. Sailed they, The Raptors, to the cosy south Lea...

03 Dec 2018

Moving on Despite…

The life I live is not of my own. I know not when He’ll put me down. My past has caused dear ones to frown, But my present proves that I have moved on. I know I am not the same guy, And that’s the blessed reason why I don’t regret for my dark p...

29 Nov 2018

Paint Your Gifted Canvas

The azure skies as the canvas; The trees as brush of all sizes; Flowers, array of many colours, And all men & women painters… Yet a mortal find himself lacking To depict His love in his painting, For ignorance & laxity takes over And ke...

25 Nov 2018

Striving on till “REST”

Turbulent times and situations I face, Sometimes, slow down my race. Discouragement raises its ugly head And blurs my vision to go ahead. Heaven seems to go deaf to prayers Utter’d by a soul seeking answers, Whilst days fleet by sans consolation An...

07 Nov 2018

Life- A Perilous Voyage

By A Anato Swu | EMN Life’s often not what the eye sees. A vessel sailing in the great seas. Calm to a beholder on the shore. Peril to hand that steers the oar. Happy deck-hands on friendly water, Setting up proud sails on fair weather, Soon m...

02 Nov 2018

Ode to a Lost Brother

By A. Anato Swu Tears for a Lost Brethren. (Death Be Not Proud) Tears so liberally flow down this face, While thy soul stealthy takes its place In t’e paradise of each fulfilled dreams, Where joy eternal runs in clear streams. You’d wait with an...

25 Oct 2018

Scars of My Life’s Battles and Wars

By A Anato Swu Of my personal battles and wars I carry many big and small scars. In the eyes of the world it is ugly, But I’ve learnt to take it as lovely. For I lived to tell about each scar Even to those peoples from afar. Each ugly scar bears a ...

13 Oct 2018

Romance of Holiness

By Ambrose.J.Chakre Not a love exist like yours In your faithfulness You laid down your life To pull us out of the pit Lifting us up to where you are: In your holiness you revive us to it. No one loves us like you do: In your righteousness you sent ...

11 Jul 2018

You Lose When You Quit

By Kepevino Hozoyeh There is a lion roaring inside of you; Wanting to scream for justice! Many innocent lives destroyed in front of you Your hands are not tied yet you can do nothing So much of anger inside of you Not because of the corruption aroun...

12 Jun 2018

The “If” and “Cannot” of Naga Nationalism

By Kaka D. Iralu  If “revelation” was just a creation of man pretending to be God; and if human history was just a fairy tale of monkeys evolving into man; Then why should I waste my time defending my unique history and my lands? After all, whe...

26 May 2018

Kekhrie Apfo (Loving Mother)

A name That always comes to mind In pain or in joy In fears or in courage A name we all call Mother, Mother Loving all in all To wake u for our times To feed us for our strength To run for our errands Mother, Mother Even when in grief And shames we b...

12 May 2018

Sonnet to My Mum

Life has not been easy As you drift apart for a reason You keep yourself busy Why I have to face all those season. You missed all those days of green Past can never be seen. As you someday I’ll grow old And my hair will turn gold. When the world ta...

12 May 2018

Happy Mother’s Day in Heaven

Dear Mum in Heaven I Just Want You to Know How Much I Miss You Everyday And How Much I Love You So I Cannot Send You a Card But I Can Send My Love Upon the Wings of Angels To Heaven Up Above I Wish You Happy Mother’s Day For You Were the Best To Ha...

11 May 2018

I Have a Dream (#Naga_manu_laga_sapna)

By A. Anato Swu | EMN I am a naga, and I have a dream: Of our Land peopled by a united tribe, Pledged to live as Heavens prescribe; And love & kindness for all subscribe. I am a naga, and I have a dream: Of our land free from unabated corruption,...

26 Mar 2018

The Women’s Fight

By Eyingbeni Hümtsoe-Nienu | EMN Shame! Shame! Shame the silence! That hushes her pain, Takes away her years, And gives her tears. She was fourteen when a stranger raped her, They tried to abort the baby, But it was way too late. They gave the infa...

07 Mar 2018

Human Body, Greatest Temple

By Mithilesh Kumar Sinha | EMN Human body, greatest temple Made by omnipotent God Outside of ourselves impossible To find omnipresent Lord The temple outside around us Constructed by human beings Representation of image of God Where be possible stat...

20 Jan 2018

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 ...

09 Jan 2018

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 int...

06 Jan 2018

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...

02 Jan 2018

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 a...

18 Nov 2017