Monthly Archives: September 2004

Raagamalika, Ahmedabad and a Sleepy Sun

Are you not amazed by the lightness of your own words sometimes? How elastic were your breezes once? How wide were the fields they swept? Still resting on the theme of discovered and uncovered pieces from sometime back. They are … Continue reading

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Homer and a South Indian War

A poem written in January 2002, that was leaping from the screen today. Still remember discussing Homer et al in class when the poem began to write itself. My ink drunk hands, miss the scratchy papers.. They lean over the … Continue reading

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Godot, Indra, Dodo, Zeus

indra… king of gods, god of lightening, he who rides a white elephant . somehow the image was stark, zeus and indira being the same person .. two personalities of a schizo. hurricane lamp. i love petromax and kerosense lamps. … Continue reading

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When in your ocean eyes

Rediscovering the element of Jihaad within the self. This silent war against the world, within the self. In a state of animation, and the promise of suspension. All melting like multiple layers on a pizza in the oven. Bake my … Continue reading

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A search for meanings…

Insomnia – in-‘säm-nE-& ; noun; Latin, from insomnis sleepless; prolonged and usually abnormal inability to obtain adequate sleep. Ennui – “än-‘wE ; noun; French, from Old French enui annoyance, from enuier to annoy ; a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction. … Continue reading

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Shit hit the fan

The insomnia has peaked. The shit has hit the cieling, coloured it and draped the fan.

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Vague

An attempt at breathing was made for the morning The first three minutes, blinded by yesterday’s salt water life seemed to be buoyant only to sink

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Sandwich and Sorrow

Feel a sense of madness walking all over me again. Not felt this way in some time. Not sure how to handle it. Self and Destruction, like two layers of a grilled sandwich. Once chewed, they meet within the mouth … Continue reading

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Of Zindabaad and other such loud emotions

Where is that noisy laughter that echoed with JIHAAD! being screamed in that small room. One more song. Can’t help it. It bleeds, and I watch. Melodrama, thy name is Nega. Song by Queen. Funny thing is, I sang this … Continue reading

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Articulation – Via Second Hand Genius

Super song by Crowded House.. While a bout of ‘copious weep’ today the song ran around in my head… my ‘crowded’ head. And fuck, Beatles are bleeding their hearts in the background. I’m really close tonight And I feel like … Continue reading

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Second song to articulate State of Mind

Soul Asylum. Perfect lyrics. Perfect movement of words. Perfect way to break down for the fifth time in six hours: Call you up in the middle of the night Like a firefly without a light You were there like a … Continue reading

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North and South of the River

A song by U2, somehow perfectly capturing, what is dramatically known as a tumult. I want to reach out over the loch And feel your hand across the water Walk with you along an unapproved road Not looking over my … Continue reading

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