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Welcome to the community blog of DelSlam. Here you can read truthful writings on things that matter in our lives. Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Vaga-unbound woman

Vaga-unbound woman

By Dr. Sangeetha Sivaraman

I am not confined to the girl on the left,
The woman on the right

Wingword Poetry Prize 2019 : Book Launch and Award Ceremony

Wingword Poetry Prize 2019 : Book Launch and Award Ceremony

Wingword Poetry Prize 2019: Book Launch and Award Ceremony

If I Were A Flying Kite

If I Were A Flying Kite

By Dr. Bhavana Jain

Everyone has a desire to fly once in the sky. How beautiful it would be if we were able to fly. 

My Spirit Takes Flight

My Spirit Takes Flight

By Donna Nongkhlaw

In a sea of people I'm lost in the crowd,
Take cover and hide in shadows of clouds

Unrested & Chained, trying to dream:

Unrested & Chained, trying to dream:

By Divnoor Kaur

Last night while I was trying to sleep
I went to places I had never been

The streets I walk upon

The streets I walk upon

By Disha Khandelwal

I walk towards it
to see the mist
of the winter night.

RACE OF UNNAMED

RACE OF UNNAMED

By Devmitra Pandey

It was scary, it was dark

But there was always a little spark

Lights, Camera, Date Night!

Lights, Camera, Date Night!

By Devanshi Mungse

When it comes to dating, I’m your typical old-school teenager who prefers
traditional dating norms

Independence_Illusion to Illumination

Independence_Illusion to Illumination

By Deepak Kanoujia

We are so unconscious of this freeness

We are conscious in making life useless...

Freedom from attitudinal bias: Chronicles of a Disabled Woman

Freedom from attitudinal bias: Chronicles of a Disabled Woman

By Debarati Sen

It has been said that life has treated me harshly; and sometimes I have complained in my heart.

Love in the time of Influencers

Love in the time of Influencers

By Carl Colaco

I love you, you said
Even your aura, burns blue Bunsen

Writing liberates

Writing liberates

By Bamin Sumpi

Some people mature way too fast, some souls age way too early and some have been wondering

Like a Kite

Like a Kite

By Ayushi Minj

I want to fly fearlessly one day
Without any pull I want to climb up there.

Care in Quarantine

Care in Quarantine

By Asmita Pal

We talk about the quarantine.
We talk about no meat

Unlearning

Unlearning

By Ashi Pandey

How often do we talk about our body?
I grew up hating my body.

The Other Side of the Street

The Other Side of the Street

By Arzoo Gupta

Has anyone ever told you that watching you cross the street is terrifying, no? Well, I have been, MULTIPLE times. 

A Theatre and A Stage

A Theatre and A Stage

By Arya Mohapatra

The street is busy, with
Care-free, endorsing specks of sweat flying

Canine Comrade

Canine Comrade

By Arpit Vaishnavi

It was late enough in the night to be worried. I once again went to the gate and

looked out.

STREETS OF BANARAS FROM EYES OF A 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL

STREETS OF BANARAS FROM EYES OF A 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL

By Apurva Singh

All tired of work, I returned to my flat, tied my hair into a bun, made myself a coffee, and sat in the balcony after changing.

Evening on the Dark Streets

Evening on the Dark Streets

By Apoorva Khare

With eyes glued on the laptop screen and the piles of document to finish before the deadline, the mind

Icarus Unravels

Icarus Unravels

By Anushka Raheja

Wings settled on my birdlike shoulders, a coronation mantle fashioned out of wax.

Those streets

Those streets

By Anshu Pandey

I've often traversed those streets.
Cars sleeping on one half

The Street Beside My House

The Street Beside My House

By Anita Mary Varghese

I went for a walk with my senses,
on the street, beside my house.

let me be your boyfriend

let me be your boyfriend

By angana sarkar

“Great , then let’s meet.” They share the date, time and place where they will meet. Kavya was so happy...

The Fortunate One

The Fortunate One

By ANANYA SHUKLA

Kishen was staring intently at the passing cars on the road. It was a beautiful
Sunday with the sun shining

Chessboard

Chessboard

By Ananya Gupta

Monochromatic play, my chessboard;
Is a slice of equality, for ages

 

An Experiential Walk

An Experiential Walk

By Ambica Wakhlu

On the streets of Delhi where traffic jams are a usual phenomenon, I once got stuck while coming to my hostel...

The Chosen Womb

The Chosen Womb

By Aiswarya Subramanian

With one hand on the old rusted railing and the other caught in the depths of my
tangled bushy hair...

a love letter to the city of joy

a love letter to the city of joy

By Aishee Ghoshal

And the once white marble turning a pale cream with time, like dusty brittle pages
of a book.

UNSUNG LOVE

UNSUNG LOVE

By Agnes Xavier

When I lay my head back on an Ola ride,

and wonder if I would reach my destination right !