Anusha Halim

Anusha Halim (2014) is a postgraduate student in the Department of English. She can be reached via email at: anushahalim [at] jamiajournal.com

POETRY: Captive

Poetry

Had it been I Would have gone too far Bending all the rules Crossing the seven seas Hiding you in the arms. I, a captive of yours forever remained inside while pumped happily this heart of yours with blood of mine dreams that rested beneath scared, between the bones shivered endlessly, afraid. do you see the stains I carry yes, ...

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Constructed Mirage

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“Confession is good for the soul even after the soul has been claimed” (p. 381).” ― Mona Rodriguez “A fair, beautiful, 5’5, educated girl wanted for a groom of a wealthy family”, an advertisement that perfectly defines our so called perfect society. Everyone in our society wishes a pretty bahurani. Weird as it sounds it is actually true.  For marriage, ...

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POETRY: Yours No More

Poetry

What if things didn’t fall in their right place? What if every reason for love I have fails What if future promises nothing? My hand holds truths and lies Believing one will deny other Choosing lie is how I choose you Picking truth will send you away. Living the battle of emotions, Confused, my heart questions Will you pick me ...

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POETRY: If Only

Poetry

Eternal your love in my heart Everlasting your breath on my face Only if you could feel me The way it meant to be If only. Behind the bars is heart locked Alone has traveled so far If I could be that strong To prevent my heart from bleeding If only. Unveil the soul crying, Helpless , tortured and has ...

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OPINION: Nature Nurtures, So Why Can’t We?

Opinion

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. — Jane Howard Have you ever thought of who was there with you when you opened your eyes for the first time in this world? The one who is your truest friend, when trials ...

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OPINION: We, the Future of Our Nation

Opinion

Aloo-chats, late nights, lots of movies with thodi si studies. Fun till the rising sun; going to bed at the sound of dad’s cocking gun. Love-shuv, first crush; proposal, refusal; aggression, depression. Sounds familiar, right? This is how we are: a face of a typical youth of today’s generation. Spending the whole day in college, attending a few classes throughout ...

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OPINION: Realization

Opinion

First, I would like to draw your attention towards the title, on which I intend to write. What is realization? When and how do we actually realize? And most importantly what impact does that leave on us? Too many unanswered questions with a single solution. However, if I go by the dictionary meaning, it means: observed value, of a random ...

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POETRY: Murdering Innocence

Poetry

Falling from my eyes, stepping on the ground slipping through my hands my only innocence. Lying silent on my bed trying to distract thoughts that’s there in my head pretending everything is alright in this dark and stormy night pushing sleep in to my senses protecting my only innocence Closing petals of my eye I escaped the reality of lie ...

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