I hide my sallow face behind a veneer cocooned As shapeless emotions And shifting thoughts consume me I hear my wail echo I swallow darkness My eyes tear apart a black hole I taste a concoction Of my mother's flesh And my being I find refuge in a primitive cave I don't understand the language… Continue reading A refugee
I have met death once it was brusque when it should have been prudent, and I saw it forming a symmetry between itself and my reflection I felt vexed with the image I saw This time isn't appropriate, I had thought I have long been afloat like the wooden logs in running streams But, that… Continue reading Denouement
Memories, they screech through porous veils of time Like boulders they attrition Memories, they hop through burrows, quickly Like rabbits, in clusters Antiquities, they spill over and Relics blur the path It's not easy to look beyond the horizon, anyway.
qui sui je? je suis l’univers, et je suis le zilch je suis le pélican à la recherche de poisson je me reproduis dans les marais sales encore je suis le lotus à une certaine distance je suis les pétales recueillis par le fidèle je suis l’azur du firmament et je suis la terre je… Continue reading Qui sui je?
Who am I? I am The universe, and I am the Zilch I am the pelican Looking For fish I breed In the dirty Swamps Yet I am the Lotus At some distance I am the Petals gathered By the worshipper I am the Azure of The firmament And I am The earth I am… Continue reading Who am I?
Seeds travel through Esophagus Unchanged, Unscathed. When you first Remove the peel And see the Flesh covered in a Layer, as thin as amniotic sac You wonder, how could Life develop In darkness. When you separate The pieces and A gush of Juice targets your Eyes You think of waters That run through Your being.… Continue reading How to cut an orange?
I see monsters gurgling At the Edges of people's mouths Words fall as if the earth Is flat I sometimes wear A mask of complicity I sometimes laugh With unabashed candour If only one could peel off The skins, hard, ragged and rugged Look beneath to find Me holding the wick Of a candle I… Continue reading Lost faith
Following is a summary of the psychological analysis of the characters in 'The Lowland' by Jhumpa Lahiri . Backdrop:- 1. West Bengal of the 1960s and 1970s. (Mainly Calcutta and Naxalbari). 2. Rhode Island, The USA. Characters: 1. Udayan and Subhash (the brothers). After their college education, Udayan adopts the ideology of Naxalism, while Subhash… Continue reading Review of ‘The Lowland’ by Jhumpa Lahiri