Monthly Archives: May 2005

why this silence…

A sudden realization about the terminology ‘breakneck’ speed. Over the last one week, I have: 1. Gone to Delhi for a trip that lasted just about 48 hours. 2. Flown for dirt cheap rates to Delhi and back on Spice … Continue reading

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pretty pony (oink)

Flashback – This is when you see the spirals and enter the loop with me. When I was about three and a half feet tall (so much easier to remember incidents and lifelines when you relate to height rather than … Continue reading

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writing

Born to write, Constantly translate, and hate rhymes. Grind nibs and swallow, eat, tear the paper on which words haven’t spilled in circles, that threaten to eat you. Finding no paper, and then turned to write, lifting skirt, and on … Continue reading

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big fat feet

Conversations between shuffling feet swollen, popping blue veins. My toes store most memories, and the instant in which the homophobia of Shikari Shambu has been deeply imprinted on the sole. And then while you were weeping tears and an adult-tree … Continue reading

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how scary was my valley. LOL

I had the misfortune of seeing Naina the movie last night. And it was a 2345 hrs show, meaning which we endured the movie till pretty late. Sri, his friend and I had gone with some hopes of increasing our … Continue reading

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JVLR, potholes, government and tiny me!

The newspapers are full of reports on Chief Minister’s visit to the Infrastructure and Transport Project sites in Bombay yesterday. Yours truly plays a small miniscule role in the these projects. And while she is neither quoted nor even visible … Continue reading

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blogilemma

What are your credentials dear blogger? A big almost semitic nose, curiously fast typing speed, free internet (yaay), talkative, thinkative blah blah! The ToI tells us that Shakuntala Mahawal, (Principal Information Officer) is trying to get a process in wherein … Continue reading

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Agam poetry

Not having much to do in one go. I read poetry. And having found some, I breathe a little easier. These selections are from the Kuruntokai (Tamizh poetry, composed in the first few centuries of CE). 152: Love Is Nourished … Continue reading

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unadulterated BS

Fritjof Capra says systemic properties are destroyed when a system is dissected, either physically or theoretically, into isolated elements. Agam and Puram. Aristotle says that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. What are my parts and … Continue reading

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find me

I must find a poem in sometime that will crowd my mind, and sit squat in its web to catch thought and other flying objects. Syllables, syntax all tumbling one over the other. Meter, rhyme forgotten, or temporarily abandoned. Find … Continue reading

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why I must go..

It is time to move on from this city to save me and my poetry. This sudden thought was reinforced today morning by bumping into a brilliant prescription for poetry by Raajashekhara in Kaavyamimaamsa. An ideal place to live for … Continue reading

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on walking alone

Jodi tor dak shune keu na ashey Tobey ekla chalo re Saturday night, Sri and I decided to watch Bose, The Forgotten Hero. While studying history at Delhi University, one thing became obvious, and caused constant anger and irritation. That … Continue reading

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