Hadn’t all of you left my abode after the spell that winter was Was elated in not seeing you crawling over the walls. As I entered my heaven this evening, you registered yourselves In the drawing room, in the kitchen! Can’t you understand, you make life and living alien to me I can… Read More Of Herpatophobia
In My Life Who hasn’t shown up yet When you descend will the sun be rising at dusk and setting at dawn? When you speak will the waterfall sound abstruse while the wind is on? When you walk will the lion look stuck while the jungle looks on? When you listen… Read More To The One
Wretched marigolds peeved at the rudeness of the garden turned yellow Silly roses angered at the heat of women burning red Despicable tulips shrunk at the thought of men going lean Pitiful daffodils laughing unamused at clouds gone berserk!
A poem is a cover up It conceals more than what it reveals What is significant in a life truly lived is the thing that poetry can only pretend to represent. Poems are an easy way out of the smoulderings of the soul Never trust a poet. Poets are brave and very stupidly so They… Read More Poets
Right there in front of my eyes does the light of my world keeps evolving into shades that I have always been left to register. I have found it tough to open up. As I hold on, shades vanish and hues devolve so as to match changed backgrounds. Honestly, on occasions I have felt abandoned… Read More Right There
As a little girl Ill at ease with the tenderness of her age ran across the road I saw in her running into me a rage of perplexity. A bag she carried clung to her frail bones, eyes had sunk deeper into the underfed face and the palms faced me in the crotch. Left to… Read More A Girl
What happens to an epic such as Ramayana in the age of globalization and technology? We know well by now of the new lease of life that the epic received with its televised avatar in the 1980s. Shubha Vilas the author of this new series on the same epic seems as fascinated by the tale… Read More Book Review: Ramayana-The Game of Life : Shattered Dreams by Shubha Vilas