poetry

Aspie: A Poem for Asperger’s Awareness

Aspie: A Poem for Asperger’s Awareness

By Brendan Stoneham, Aspiring Poet and Writer
Location United Kingdom United Kingdom

A short poem designed to raise awareness of mental health and more specifically Asperger’s. Unfair, unfathomable! Solid reasoning thrown to the fire, In favor of etiquette, the manners of the superior! Surely truth is better than fake flattery, fabricated compliments- Better words be straight than bent. Call me hell-sent if you will, My bluntness may be an odd divergence from the norm- But I would rather tell the truth, be in the right- Than tell the […]

December 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Culture, Health, poetry, Stoneham
Confronting Noise Pollution in India

Confronting Noise Pollution in India

By Romi Jain, Vice President of the Indian Journal of Asian Affairs
Location India India

The music blessed by Providence sucked gently my mind into abyss pouring into cochlea divine elixir; gloom retracted like a tortoise and I can show it its predator anytime!… – Romi Jain Critical to sensory perception, ears are receptacles for pleasant sounds. At the same time, they have a dangerous foe in noise. Noise pollution is a severe problem in India with deleterious consequences for human health, such as hearing impairment, rise in blood pressure, […]

December 21, 2012 · 2 comments · Health, India, poetry, South Asia