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A Day in My Life

I am motionless, Stationed in a room full of almirahs Cold steely dark almirahs. Curtains drawn, Doors closed, Rusty windows are jammed. I am all alone, in midst of stillness. At times, I feel, I am also drowned in this quietude. Sitting in a sombre mood with brooding thoughts Fighting […]

by March 19, 2011 Poetry

A Blessed Soul

I was sitting in a garden with small flowers Where roses, orchids n marigolds shower. He came close and looked with his two eyes Expressing love hidden behind his cries. He was small, barely two feet tall With an endearing smile and drooping jowl. He lied on ground, rubbed his […]

by March 19, 2011 Poetry
Life – A Real Myth

Life – A Real Myth

Life is fragile like glass. It splinters, shatters and yet leaves no trace. To live in it, is like a virtual reality. One may apprehend traces of reluctance but is attracted towards it with all the usual fanfare. It may take a long time to realize that the world one […]

by March 14, 2011 Articles

The 3 Mistakes of My Life by Chetan Bhagat

Yesterday, I watched ‘3 Idiots’ for the fifth time and once again absolutely loved the movie, impressed with impeccable acting, superb direction and original story. However, this time, quite curiously, I found myself ogling at the credit list, searching for the name of Chetan Bhagat, as I remembered his tear […]

by March 13, 2011 Review

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

The Bronte sisters are considered some of the most venerated classic writers of 19th Century. I was more than impressed with Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights and was ever since, desperate to read Jane Eyre, a classic by her more famous sister- Charlotte Bronte. The first look of the novel depicting […]

by March 8, 2011 Review
Call Me Dan by Anish Trivedi

Call Me Dan by Anish Trivedi

The very first glimpse of the cover page of the novel, depicting a man with half brown and half white face juggling with headphones and desperately showing himself as Dan not Gautam, convinced me beyond doubt that ‘Call me Dan’ is another book on the BPO culture. Highlighting the dubious […]

by February 24, 2011 Review

Burial At sea by Khushwant Singh

The books by Khushwant Singh have always been the subject of hot debates, you may either love him for his straightness, or hate him for his age defying moralities, but you simply can’t ignore the man. And anyways, it is quite difficult to remain aloof of an octogenarian, who is […]

by February 21, 2011 Review
Hullabaloo in The Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai

Hullabaloo in The Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai

When I picked up ‘Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard’ by Kiran Desai, I was in two minds as to whether this book would be a light hearted comedy as evident from its very title or it would be an intense emotional drama as expected from the daughter of the famous […]

by February 18, 2011 Review