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My daughter, Gayatri, was already a tall student by the time she went to the seventh grade. She was made to sit on the fourth bench from the front. She was unable to see the black board from there and would go near it to take down notes. So, her ...

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Sleuthing and Geometry

My daughter, Gayatri, wrote this poem, Sleuthing and Geometry,when she was in the ninth grade. She liked to read mystery stories and wanted to become a sleuth or a detective. She has done well for herself because she has become a journalist, combining her sleuthing ability and writing talent. Sleuthing ...

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Vain Efforts

Like I said before, my daughters have been writing poems since their childhood. This is another of my daughter Gayatri’s poems that she wrote when she was in college. The poem signifies that the human efforts are often in vain. Vain Efforts By Gayatri T Rao The sweet smoke came ...

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Examination Fever

I had introduced you to some of my daughter’s poems before. Here’s another one that she wrote when she was in college – Examination Fever. Examination Fever By Gayatri T Rao It was a day before our last examination. When there was much excitation. I was holding the journal and ...

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Sisyphus is Happy and Selected Poems

Sisyphus is Happy and Selected Poems

After taking some time off from doing book reviews, we are back with the review of Sisyphus is Happy and Selected Poems by Sanjana Saksena Chandra. Sisyphus is Happy and Selected Poems Sisyphus is Happy is a collection of short poems inspired by the stories we’ve heard growing up and ...

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The Case of the Missing Boyfriend

“Hi, Nancy,” Radha Srinivasan received her American pen-friend Nancy Drummond happily at the airport. “Ra..dha, is that how you pronounce your name?” “You have all the time in the world to learn it, Nancy. Let’s go home.” “We were going to get married this spring and he just disappeared,” Nancy ...

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