Hate And Why We Love It

I was reading a rather disturbing feature on Time about the attack on Nido Taniam in Delhi. It struck me that this, and other instances of hate that happen all over the world every day, are not surprising. We can’t pretend to be shocked, awed and disturbed, and cringe away from these acts of violence.Continue reading “Hate And Why We Love It”

The Man From Nowhere

“See the nowhere crowd cry the nowhere tears of honour¬† Like twisted vines that grow¬† Hide and swallow mansions whole…” — James Hetfield, The Memory Remains He came from nowhere and he didn’t know where he was headed. He seemed lost, confused, a paper boat caught in a hurricane, with turmoil eroding the last tracesContinue reading “The Man From Nowhere”

2011: Acknowledgements & Year In Review

It’s been a long-drawn battle with time, and I finally won. A crappy year ends and a hopeful, new one begins. There were so many instances in 2011 when I thought that things couldn’t get worse, and each time I was proven wrong. I have laughed, cried, fought, patched up, been cheated, cheated myself, beenContinue reading “2011: Acknowledgements & Year In Review”

Two Zero Eight Four :)

I stood on the edge of land. “I’m back, baby,” I whispered. “I missed you,” she said. “I missed you too.” She responded by gently swirling around my ankles, gurgling as she withdrew and made way for another of her waves to wash over me. I had a smile the whole weekend in Gokarna. I’veContinue reading “Two Zero Eight Four :)”

When Ponies Ruled The World

It was a time of peace and tranquility. The world turned ever so gracefully with nothing to worry about and nothing to frown upon. The citizens of the planet led a peaceful life with no complications. Ponies and unicorns, roses and posies, rainbows and pots of gold were abundant in every corner of the globe.Continue reading “When Ponies Ruled The World”