A Sampling From The Silver Screen Smorgasbord

A Sampling From The Silver Screen Smorgasbord

An annual treat that comes with  nippy, autumn weather is the 3rd i Film Festival, featuring movies from India, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Pakistan, Tibet, Sri Lanka and the South Asian diaspora.  Marking its 16th year, the Festival was held in San Francisco between...
Affairs of the Heart

Affairs of the Heart

And now, too soon, here I stand      Waiting tearfully to depart Carrying in my helpless hands        The weight of my very heavy heart   Translation from poem By Sunanda Rao about the pain of leaving her grandchild I have long admired poets for how they can deftly...
An Ode to Peace

An Ode to Peace

Editor’s Note: This poem reminds us of the need to come together in a spirit of unity regardless of religious affiliation. This ode to peace is especially true in this present climate of uncertainty where divisive forces threaten to divide instead of unify us as...