As the festival of lights approached, The celebration of good over evil, The sky full of stars now the sky full of smog, The celebration of evil burning bright. The triumph of good over evil they said it was, The battles for justice that were fought, They thought they sent heroic men behind bars, The […]



I traveled far and wide, One galaxy at a time, Till finally I saw it in a milky sky, A blue dot full of life. As I crept ever so closer, The blue dot grew mightily larger, Full of green valleys and oceans, Of plants and animals, And creatures called humans. Humans. They welcomed me […]


Orientalism and India

“Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate” is a famous quote by Edward Said which perfectly summarizes the concept of orientalism. Orientalism is in simple words an excuse given by an empire to […]

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Boycott Sanity

You don’t give a second look to that beggar on the street, But are livid when someone does. You don’t give a second look to that hungry girl near the trash, But you feed her by uninstalling apps. You freak out over what an ex-employee says, Yet you don’t listen to pleas of cry around […]

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Children Of The Future

I remember the day I turned seven, And was surrounded by gifts I thought had come from heaven, Games and food with everyone I knew , Comfort and happiness I thought was for all children old and new. Yet now has realisation dawned upon me , And the truth so long shadowed come to light, […]

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Rakes And Glasses

Stumbled upon his glasses, On a warm sunny afternoon, As he was sowing the seeds, For the tree we were trying to grow. Then he took me to his heaven, As I spied big books in his study, Science and History was his passion, Parting it with others his dream. He embraced the world with […]

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To the Lost And Confused,

As the year comes to a close , we move on towards the next year, at least most of us. With hope and enthusiasm we’ll move forward through spring, summer , autumn and winter and we’ll be back here all over again. Along the way some leaves have been plucked away and some fell. The […]

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Road Untaken

All signs pointed to the city, To the path of sky-high expectations and immeasurable stress, In the quest to hold painful luxuries, With bright lights illuminating lost miseries, And shadows of forsaken dreams.   He started his journey, With his bag of burden he did not want to carry, On the chosen path unchosen by […]

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