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Italian Impressions: Oh, Sirmione (Satis Shroff)

 

Ah, Sirmione: Where the Poet Catull Lived (Satis Shroff)

 

Sirmione is a small peninsula like a tongue into the blue Garda Lake, where the flowers grow in a rhapsody of colours, where the slopes are green with a majestic panorama of the Alps in the background.

 

Sirmione is…

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Added by Satis Shroff on September 15, 2011 at 6:09am — No Comments

Italian Impressions: Oh, Sirmione (Satis Shroff)

 

Ah, Sirmione: Where the Poet Catull Lived (Satis Shroff)

 

Sirmione is a small peninsula like a tongue into the blue Garda Lake, where the flowers grow in a rhapsody of colours, where the slopes are green with a majestic panorama of the Alps in the background.

 

Sirmione is…

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Added by Satis Shroff on September 15, 2011 at 6:04am — No Comments

Satis Shroff Nominated for German Engagement Prize By Green City Freiburg

 Art(c) By Satis Shroff

 

PRESSEMITTEILUNG: Berlin, 05. September 2011 Herr Satish Shroff , aus Freiburg-Kappel, ist für den Deutschen Engagementpreis…

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Added by Satis Shroff on September 8, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Zeitgeistlyrik: The Führer of the Mind (Satis Shroff)

This is a triology of poems on the German philosopher Martin Heidegger from Meßkirch who was the Rector of the University of Freiburg during the Third Reich but was lated rehabilitated.Satish Shroff brings to you his thoughts during these historical days in his three poems..

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Added by Satis Shroff on August 21, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Nepal: A Gurkha Mother's Tears (Satis Shroff)

Summary: Nepalese journalist Satis Shroff wrote about a Nepalese mother who waits for her to return from the British Gurkha Army in vain. This story has affected thousands of mothers in Nepal, a poverty-stricken country where the sons join the foreign armies  to eke out a living because they have no chance to educate themselves formally, and life is hard and competitive in Nepal. Satis has written a series of articles on the Gurkhas in the media and it was only…

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Added by Satis Shroff on August 16, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

Herbert Tombreul: Life and Struggle (Satis Shroff)

 

 Life I (c) Art by Herbert E. Tombreul, Kappel, Germany

Life II (c) Art by Herbert Tombreul, Freiburg-Kappel, Germany

 

LIFE AND…

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Added by Satis Shroff on July 14, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

MGV-Kappel's Concert: From Evening Rise to Hinematov

Geistliche Konzert:



 From Evening Rise to Hine Ma Tov (Satis Shroff)

 

Man soll alle Tage wenigstens

Ein kleines Lied hören,

Ein gutes Gedicht lesen,

Ein treffliches Gemälde sehen…

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Added by Satis Shroff on July 5, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

On Doctor Faustus and Mephistopheles (Satis Shroff, Germany)

(Der Baum der Erkenntnis: a big sculpture on wood by Thomas Rees, located on Maiersberg,Kappel.His exhibits can be found in Freiburg-Kappel, Tessin (Switzerland), Günterstal and elsewhere).

 Doctor Faustus and Mephistopheles …

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Added by Satis Shroff on July 2, 2011 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

Martin Heidegger: The Silence of Existence I (Satis Shroff)

 

 

 (Wooden sculpture by Thomas Rees, Freiburg-Kappel on the way to Kammelenberg, above lovely Kappel)

 

The Silence of Existence I (Satis Shroff)…

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Added by Satis Shroff on June 28, 2011 at 3:49am — No Comments

Zeitgeistlyrik: The Ghost Writer (Satis Shroff)

THE GHOST WRITER (Satis Shroff)

 

When I close my eyes,

I see everything in its place

In Nepal.

 

I see the highest building in Kathmandu,

What looms higher than the…

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Added by Satis Shroff on May 14, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments

Photo-Essay: Fasnet & Biding Winter Adieu (Satis Shroff)



Saying Adieu to Winter the German Way (Satis Shroff)



 

The fasnet celebrations began in Kappel-Freiburg on march 3,2011 on Dirty Thursday (Schmutzige Dunschdig) and the Schauinslaender Mountain Spirits (Berggeister) were in…

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Added by Satis Shroff on March 9, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

The Rose Monday Procession in Green City Freiburg (Satis Shroff)

http://www.facebook.com/satis.shroff#!/album.php?aid=291568&id=650529460…

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Added by Satis Shroff on March 7, 2011 at 6:10pm — No Comments

An Evening of Fasnet Traditions (Satis Shroff)

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Added by Satis Shroff on March 6, 2011 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Zeistgeistlyrik: Rain, Colour of Your Eyes (Satis Shroff)

ON RAIN (Satis Shroff)

 

To the simple Hindu mind

No rain

Clawing dust,

Thirst,

In the entire subcontinent.

 

Hindu priests make pyres and beckon Agni,…

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Added by Satis Shroff on March 2, 2011 at 6:44am — No Comments

Zeitgeistlyrik: Footnotes to Oblivion (Satis Shroff)

Footnotes to Oblivion (Satis Shroff)

 

The face has become harsh,

Rugged, chiselled in granite.

Can we live without a conscience?

Why is everyone

Pickin’ on him?

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Added by Satis Shroff on February 21, 2011 at 4:57am — 1 Comment

Indra Bahadur Rai: Novelist and Short Stories (Satis Shroff)

Indra Bahadur Rai (ईन्द्र बहादुर राइ) - Novel & story writer

by pratima on Saturday, February 28th 2009, 8:58 PM



Indra Bahadur Rai (ईन्द्र बहादुर राइ) - Novel & story writer



Indra Bahadur Rai (ईन्द्र बहादुर राइ), born on February 3, 1927 at Balasan Tea Estate in Darjeeling, is one of the most eminent writers of long as well as short fictions. He is also highly regarded as one of the pioneers of objective approach in literary studies in Nepali. His major works… Continue

Added by Satis Shroff on February 10, 2011 at 8:40am — No Comments

Zeitgeistpoems: Catmandu is Still Nepal (Satis Shroff)

 

 

Cathmandu is Still Nepal (Satis Shroff)



There were two young men,

Brothers who left their homes

In the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas.

The older one, for his father had barked at him,

“Go to Nepal and never come home again.”

The younger…

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Added by Satis Shroff on January 31, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

Creative Writing Critique by Satis Shroff: Wings of Time

 

 

Creative Writing Critique (Satis Shroff): WINGS OF TIME

Review: Sharma, Suyog Wings of Time, Publisher Basundhara Sharma, St. Mary’s Hill (India) First Edition 2007,

56 pages, $ 10 (ISBN: None)

 

Wings of Time is a work of power in the sense that the young poet was aware in his musings that life had cheated on him and…

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Added by Satis Shroff on January 21, 2011 at 6:19am — No Comments

Zeitgeistlyrik: The Garden,

THE GARDEN (Satis Shroff)



I sat in the garden

With Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure on my lap,

And saw a small butterfly

With dark spots on its frail wings,

Violet patterns on its tail.

It was Aglais utricae

Flattering lightly

Between the marigolds

And chrysanthemums.



The Potentilla nepalensis

Was growing well

Under the shade of the rhododendrons.

The great pumpkin was spreading

Its leafy tentacles… Continue

Added by Satis Shroff on January 17, 2011 at 6:48am — No Comments

The Gurkha Blues (Satis Shroff)

The Gurkha Blues (Satis Shroff)





“Ayo Gurkhali!” “

Here come the Gurkhas!”

This was the battle-cry

that filled the British heart,

with pride and admiration,

and put the foe in fear.



Now the Gurkhas are not upon you.

They are with you, among you, in London, …

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Added by Satis Shroff on January 14, 2011 at 4:15am — No Comments

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