Companionship…

Five shy of a score it has been todaySince I carried her into our home’s cosy bay;Starting a new life together, to shareWhatever life has to offer as its daily …

Down the Line

I was waiting for the evening suburban when I saw her. And, as if sensing my gaze – for I was still not quite sure it was her – she …

V for Verbosity

From the Wachowski Brothers’ ‘V for Vendetta‘:VoilĂ ! In view, a humble vaudevillian veteran, cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of fate. This visage, no mere veneer …

Across the Mists

She swam quickly through the icy water,Her majestic nose breathing air between swells,Carrying in her belly sons of the pater,Mute robots returning from ocean’s hells. The guns slept silently in …

A New Beginning

‘Twas a beautiful day,Of blue skies and a sun so gay,Nary a cloud in sight,Ignorant of thirsty earth’s plight. ‘Twas to the hill plains we went;At the temple some prayers …

The Water of Our Souls

It’s a raging river once,A placid pond another moment;Within its universe it runs,Its energy never fully spent. At times it is the hope of effort,At times the cry of despair,At …

Open Letter to the ICC

Sent this to ICC after watching the 2nd test between India and SA… Not that I believe the ICC will ever find the guts to address this issue, but it’s …

Courtesy PTI

This is a PTI report: Even as Pakistan is in a denial mode over its support to cross-border terrorism, voices from within the country are holding Islamabad and the Inter …

2006, circa 1984

I have never read George Orwell’s 1984, a supposedly-prophetic novel about a Big Brother watching over the citizens of the United good ol’ Kingdom. Published way back in 1949 (though …

Post Hibernation Post

First of all, to the few million (sic) people who will probably read this blog, I owe you a big apology – not only for having kept y’all waiting for …