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June 2010

The misFits

By | 2010-06-17T20:57:03+00:00 June 16th, 2010|Poetry|

The following belongs to “About me”. If there was ever a piece I could relate to, completely, its this. Just that I haven’t written it. And I don’t even know [...]

November 2009

100 percent perfect girl

By | 2012-12-17T23:02:05+00:00 November 16th, 2009|Poetry|

One beautiful April morning, on a narrow side street in Tokyo's fashionable Harujuku neighborhood, I walked past the 100% perfect girl.

October 2009

Raghu

By | 2009-10-26T21:02:08+00:00 October 26th, 2009|Kerala, Poetry, Trivandrum|

I found this poem today(via Deepak's blog), and once again the urge to learn the malayalam keyboard and post in malayalam grows overwhelming. Like there are a few things which [...]

February 2009

Fever\Temperature

By | 2009-02-17T16:50:32+00:00 February 17th, 2009|Poetry|

“Why isn’t our poetry black like the the exploding eyeballs Why doesn’t our poetry sing victorious- songs from the depths of the forest- like the irrepressible Niagara Why doesn’t our [...]

January 2009

Mad Men

By | 2013-02-22T02:41:11+00:00 January 22nd, 2009|Poetry|

Mad men, when they move their fingers in the air, are trying to pacify an equatorial cyclone. And by stamping their foot are trying to stop a Volcano in Japan [...]

How to go to the Tao temple

By | 2010-12-17T16:57:15+00:00 January 15th, 2009|Poetry|

Attempted translation from Malayalam of- Satchidanandan’s “Tao kshetratil pokendathengane?” How to go to the Tao temple Do not lock your house Go via the subtle slope of dawn with- the [...]

September 2008

No lies about himself

By | 2008-09-29T09:15:38+00:00 September 29th, 2008|Poetry|

  Tell him to be alone often and get at himself and above all tell himself no lies about himself whatever the white lies and protective fronts he may use [...]

a single word: Home

By | 2008-09-04T11:28:45+00:00 September 4th, 2008|Poetry|

ONV had written about an expatriate malayali breaking into tears when he saw a cassia fistula infront of a consulate in an arab kingdom. Neruda wrote that a poet’s responsibility [...]

August 2008

Khujli

By | 2008-08-26T09:48:52+00:00 August 26th, 2008|Poetry|

When over the heart a shadow, while searching for   Eldorado  Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, In search of Eldorado. [...]

July 2008

The Diameter of the Bomb

By | 2008-07-31T08:15:42+00:00 July 31st, 2008|Poetry|

The Diameter of the Bomb  - Yehudi Amichai The diameter of the bomb was thirty centimeters and the diameter of its effective range about seven meters, with four dead and [...]