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January 2012

December 2010

Remembering Lennon

By | 2011-01-27T18:04:08+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Poetry, Trivia|

He was the man of peace but admitted to being violent in the past - to being a ''hitter'' of women. When idealists are found to be flawed, as they always are, it is invariably used to discredit their ideal.

If history is any indicator….

By | 2010-12-18T23:32:55+00:00 December 10th, 2010|Politics, Video|

I agree that human rights include the right to food and shelter, which the Chinese are trying hard to provide. But to quote an Indian revolutionary, "Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right."

October 2008

Don Quixote Acts

By | 2008-10-13T10:33:02+00:00 October 13th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Just because a Jewish nerd with a seemingly scary hair-do said this, it doesn’t necessarily become untrue. [...]

September 2008

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 [...]

July 2008

December 2006

Religion in the East

By | 2013-01-25T01:49:50+00:00 December 27th, 2006|Poetry|

There in Rangoon I understood that the godswere enemies of the poor human being,just as God is.Gods of alabaster, lying downlike white whales,gods gilded like wheat,serpent gods coiled roundthe crime [...]

To My Party

By | 2013-01-25T01:49:34+00:00 December 14th, 2006|Poetry|

You have given me fraternity toward the unknown man.You have joined the strength of all the living.You have given me the country again as in a birth.You have given me [...]

October 2006

The End

By | 2006-10-26T05:58:00+00:00 October 26th, 2006|Uncategorized|

This is the endBeautiful friendThis is the endMy only friend, the endOf our elaborate plans, the endOf everything that stands, the endNo safety or surprise, the endIll never look into [...]