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5+ Books You Need to Stand Out as an Entrepreneur

5+ Books You Need to Stand Out as an Entrepreneur

We were sitting in a small town coffee shop talking about world travel and world-changing. We hadn’t seen each other for almost year between his travel and mine, and we were swapping stories and rants nonstop. We share a passion for entrepreneurship and marketing, but […]

Untangled

Untangled

I am becoming gradually untangled. I am becoming, coaxingly unstrangled. Beneath the inhibition where it lies Beneath the crowding aspect of the skies All of the clouds are dying All of the children are softly, quietly crying Under the swaying branches And the sounds Of […]

I have awoken

I have awoken

I have awoken Gently anxious Beautifully broken I have stretched My slim and sculpted Arms with Weak and aching Shoulders I have hoisted My young yet faulty Beautiful though broken Aching body I have lifted My old and gentle Bold though graceful Soul inside me […]

The Evening Prayers

The Evening Prayers

The prayers rise up in Cacophonous overlay And wail in discord Like the weeping dead

From My Stairwell in the Evening

From My Stairwell in the Evening

It was evening. On the stairway looking overlooking the city, I began to feel cool. The temperature had descended with the sun and, so, what had been one-hundred and fifteen fahrenheit at the heat of the day was now only 80 and the air felt […]

The Road

The Road

The street was baked and dusty. The sun burned. The dark skinned Indians stood or squatted along the sides of the dusty street or walked slowly – the women with the long ends of their patterned saris or one end of their brightly colored chunnis […]

Snow-Melt

Snow-Melt

Said Mausi, “The snow-melt rivers are always grey-white.” I looked and saw she was right; a wide grey-white river galloped down from the mountains with only a breath of blue.

“How many rupees?”

“How many rupees?”

“How many rupees?” I keep saying. “How many rupees?” But I can’t ask “How many rupees for a friendship?” Or “How many rupees for a new and startling way of thinking?” Or “How many rupees for this pink-orange flower sunset or how many rupees for […]

The Window

The Window

I had been here before. I had looked at the windows – the diamonds the crossing lines of wood had made, fashioning an Indian window pane. But now as I sat, feeling like and looking like and waiting like India, phrases of India flitting through […]

Toothpick

Toothpick

– And when you were done devouring me, You asked if I had a toothpick handy So that you could clean your teeth.