August 2010

Apni aazaadi to bhaiya

By | 2010-08-18T22:21:22-05:00 August 15th, 2010|India, Poetry, Politics, talkies, Video|

Boring isn't just the only problem but he clearly eluded the core issues of public distribution, price rise, and made a quarter-hearted plea to the naxals - which forget the naxals, cannot even bring my angry four year old cousin to table for talks.

June 2010

The misFits

By | 2010-06-17T20:57:03-05:00 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 | 2012-12-17T23:02:05-05:00 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


By | 2009-10-26T21:02:08-05:00 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


By | 2009-02-17T16:50:32-05:00 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 | 2013-02-22T02:41:11-05:00 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 | 2010-12-17T16:57:15-05:00 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 | 2008-09-29T09:15:38-05:00 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 | 2008-09-04T11:28:45-05:00 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


By | 2008-08-26T09:48:52-05:00 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. [...]