A reader’s writing

I’ve been a reader since I was 8 or 9 and discovered that I could lose myself in the written word. There was no need to navigate people and situations with a book, one could live suspended in another’s world. It’s been many years and the act of reading has been a faithful one. Some… Read More

Notes on Desire

What is this desire Will it burn and consume Will it stoke and feed Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha are the purusharthas or four goals of human life and living. Each stage of life, roughly estimated at 25 years was meant to be devoted to one of the goals in that order to maintain harmony in… Read More

A city in couplets

My poet’s out in the city Turning it into couplets Of people and their stories Mostly imagined Of trees and their lives Mostly real Of streets and their dramas Mostly crafted Of cats and their gaze Mostly experienced Of light and its play Mostly seen Of sounds and their chaos Mostly heard Of foods and… Read More