Skip to main content

The Beauty of the Rains

The Beauty of the Rains

Anushka Mathur

You cursed the rains,
But you never thought about me
How much I loved the smells of rains
And how insanely I danced seeing the rains
But you loved the sight of my feathers blooming.

I am known as the 'King of birds',
Yet I am considered ugly.
Nevertheless you don't wanna miss the mesmerizing sight of my spreading tail,
That only a handful of you get the opportunity to see.
And you are enchanted by my looks
Then, while it dangles in the light wind, ah it turns black, green and gold, that zodiac of eyes-not these so much.

Now, compare me to other birds
The murderous Swan, and dodo now undone, intimidating dove, hen's ungracious sisterhood, and then consider me that no cry alarms as if already in a boxwood dancing with merriment.

In all these there's the common wound of nature,
No natural hand, can ever stitch
A lessening - whether by want of shape they fail,
Of song or will to live, or something else
How comforting it is to think how magnified the creature is! 

Introducing the newest and the youngest member of Team Pawcept - Anushka!! 

Anushka Mathur is a third year B. A. (hons) English literature student from Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal. She is passionate about writing and is trying to make writing a full time profession. She is full of care and concern and is a keen observer and tries to pen everything down. She tries to end her writings on a positive note so that readers can find peace and positivity in their hectic life schedules.


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

The Flattering Fauna of Banasthali University: A Student's Review

The Flattering Fauna of Banasthali University: 
A Student's Review Meghna 'Phoenix' Ghatak

Banasthali University or Banasthali Vidyapeeth is a women only, deemed university established in 1935 by Rajasthan's first chief minister, Pandit Hiralal Shastri. Lovingly known as Apaji; he,his wife, Ratan and daughter, Shanta dedicated their lives to rural reconstruction in Banasthali, a town in Tonk district, near Niwai approximately 72kms southwest of Jaipur. Here, Apaji and Shantabai handcrafted an educational institute for women, brick by brick initially known as ' Jeevan Kutir' that today provides affordable education to girls from provinces with little or less educational opportunities. Unfortunately, Shantabai passed away at the mere age of 12 but her mission lives on, as myriads of Shantas are trained to pass the legacy to the next Shantas.

Today, one simply has to book a train ticket to Banasthali-Niwai railway station or take a Rajasthan roadways bus from Jaipu…

Hagrid : The Unsung Animal Welfare Activist

Hagrid: The Unsung Animal Welfare Activist Meghna 'Phoenix' Ghatak Harry Potter has been an inseparable part of many a millennial's life since 1997 when the first book came out or latest when the first movie was released in 2001. The scar faced boy with round glasses became a household name in India and kids like me hid his tales between our school books and devoured them over and over. Now 500 million and counting worldwide fans recognize with this benevolent boy and his gang so much so that their merchandise simply fly off the shelves. But did you know that Rubeus Hagrid, a half giant who is a gamekeeper and Keeper of Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts, is an animal welfare activist and an unsung one at that. He has, throughout the books, made the lives of many a magical beasts' lives better by simply treating them better and providing better habitats for them. Here are three such selfless examples set by Hagrid.
1. Norbert: the Norwegian Ridgeback Dragon - Hagrid acquired …

Diary of an Animal Lover

Diary of an Animal Lover Ayushi Sharma
Since childhood I have an enormous love for animals. I have had pets all my life which include dogs, parrots, pigeons, rabbits, fish, and even cows. Currently I have two cows, two rescued dogs and more than 40 pigeons. With time I have realized that there has been no greater feeling in the world than saving a life even if it’s one at a time. I was born and brought up in Bhopal, MP and I have loved animals since the day I was born. My brother calls me a naturalist as I have always felt a strong connection with nature and animals. People say that they cannot imagine their world without their phones or Wi-Fi connection but if someone asks me I would say that I cannot imagine a world without animals. For me the life of any other creature is as much important as the life of a human being. People need to understand that animals also feel loneliness, they also get hurt. Once I rescued three dogs and five puppies from a horrible lady who used to beat th…