Celebrated Author, social activist and black-rights crusader Maya Angelou's writings are as fascinating as her life is inspiring. Illuminating the path of action, never-say-die attitude in the face of personal calamities and social oppression mark her as a universally loved personality. Here are some quotes from her book 'Wouldn't Take nothing from my Journey Now'.
Nizar Qabbani (1923-1998), Syrian poet and diplomat. His poetic style combines simplicity and elegance in exploring themes of love, eroticism, feminism, religion, and Arab nationalism. Qabbani is one of the most revered contemporary poets in the Arab world. Here are three of his poems translated into Hindi (from English translations)