February 2011


By | 2011-02-10T13:57:24+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Poetry|

A few greasy looking smears and next to them, written in soft pencil- by a beautiful girl, I could tell, whom I would never meet- "Pardon the egg salad stains, but I'm in love."

November 2010

To our apolitical friends

By | 2010-11-24T01:18:32+00:00 November 6th, 2010|Poetry, Politics|

The most beautiful thing for those who have fought a whole life is to come to the end and say; we believed in people and life, and life and the people never let us down

August 2010

The Best Cigarette

By | 2011-02-10T13:53:19+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Poetry, Video|

Smoking used to be sexy, it used to be a sign of that creative energy symbolized by Albert Camus and Hemingway and Picasso and Guru Dutt and MT Vasudevan Nair and a thousand other literary geniuses. Smoking isn't sexy anymore. Cigarette smokers are outcasts in almost all walks of life.

Apni aazaadi to bhaiya

By | 2010-08-18T22:21:22+00:00 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.

October 2009


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 [...]

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 [...]

April 2008

the death of brain cells

By | 2011-02-10T13:53:57+00:00 April 21st, 2008|Poetry|

The name of the author is the first to go followed obediently by the title, the plot, the heartbreaking conclusion, the entire novel which suddenly becomes one you have never [...]

June 2007