A refugee

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.

Book Review

Review of ‘The Lowland’ by Jhumpa Lahiri

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