Until a few days ago, I had never seen a pop tart, I was not sure what it was or what it looked like. All I knew at that time was that the American people loved it. The first time I heard of a pop tart was when I was watching Jerry Seinfeld’s stand up … More Pop Tarts and Me
The Setting Just before the time of Caesar, there existed a great rivalry between two men who had filled the world with their hatred for each other. This was the rivalry between Marius and Sylla. At that time Rome was divided into two great parties: 1. The patrician 2. The plebeian Sylla was a patrician. … More Marius and Sylla
The Tarpeian Rock is a steep cliff about fifty feet high which is still to be seen in Rome, from which the worst of state criminals were sometimes thrown. They were taken up to the top by a stair, and were then hurled from the summit to die miserably in agony after falling upon the … More The Tarpeian Rock
A crow flying back and forth, Picking sticks and cotton both, Building a nest on a branches crest, Tired after the day’s work, It decided it needed a rest. It flies to a puddle brought by rain, Hoping the water will ease away its pain. A growl for flesh moves it the slaughterhouse, Hoping to … More The Day in the Life of a Crow
Born to live a life of sleep, Not living anymore in the jungles deep. A façade of cuteness housing fiery instincts. Deceiving humans among some other things. Four hours a day at the dinner table, Choosy in the eucalyptus leaves they eat, Eating by night deaf to old Nan’s fables, Sleeping by morning, listening to … More The Wisdom of Koalas
The Bargained Man A dark man, being inspected, beside, a white man bargains. The Tethered Man A dark man, in a dark mine, tethered to work.
A wise moon, With many faces, Lonely and visible at night, Lonely and hidden by day.
A fiery sun in the sky, Heat and light, it provides. A little too close, A little too far, You die. But by time’s hand, it too has to die.
I stood before the mirror, Staring into my eyes, When I realized it was hard to do. You cannot stare into both your eyes at the same time. You have to choose one. But I had another choice to make. Go into the mirror, Or stay in the room.
Standing on the tower, “I need wings”, I thought, And I felt something close to my shoulders. I jumped, Hoping to fly. “Die”, I heard a voice. Face smashed on the asphalt, And I woke on my floor.
When I was a boy, I used to think that the sky was made up of cardboard, a big piece of cardboard which somebody painted blue and white. But at the same time I also knew that there were other planets like Jupiter, Mars, etc. Do they have cardboard skies too? Who put it there? … More The Cardboard Sky
Learn the art of broken pieces, To mend broken cups, plates and pots, Line it with lacquer mixed with gold. Recognizing the history, Repair but don’t disguise. Embrace the damage, For they are the fingerprints of its life. Ceramic minds offer no insights, It needs an iron hammer or just let it fall, Now remove … More Kintsugi
Donald Trump is running for President of the United States. At this point of time I don’t know much about Trump. All I know about him is the following. 1. He puts his name on everything he does. 2. He got his feathers plucked out of him by Bill Maher on Real Time. 3. Probably … More A Pigeon Selling Life Insurance
Two pills in my hand, I don’t know which one to choose, To help me decipher the world, I need somebody to tell me what to do. Logic and Emotion are two different people, Like Sherlock Holmes and Kendrick Lamar, Can find criminals and express hardships, Kill criminals and frame laws. Impossible for a person … More Two pills
So boringly powerful, he can kill you with flick of a finger, Remember Marvel, Flaws make the superhero interesting. An immigrant from krypton with no paper work, And the American government goes bezerk. Wait, Is the planet Krypton full of Mexicans?, ask the Republicans. A member of a highly advanced species, And works for a … More To kill Superman