2008 The impact of pandemonium was spreading like an incurable disease around the world. A series of tragedies had bombed humanity, reducing it to anxiety and despair. The world economy was battling recession induced by the Subprime Credit Crisis of 2007, a devastrating earthquake in Sichuan (China) had claimed over eighty thousand lives, our belovedContinue reading “Soldiers of the Brick Republic (Part -I)”
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The Mansion (A Poem)
Like clouds of fancy on Time’s canvass hangsA solitary shape in ivy’s firm embrace.Draped in a veil of dull green standsAs bricks and plasters fall off its face,A spectral figure in a desolate land. Centuries like the shifting climes have passed,The voices, the faces, the pomp, the glory,All into the great void journeyed at last.Leaving thisContinue reading “The Mansion (A Poem)”
We, the people….
Subversion of civil rights is tantamount to homicide in any civilized society, but in a nation of swarming multitudes such violations are a common phenomenon. The most recent crisis involving the migrant workers in a society of acute economic and social disparity is a grim reflection of this belief. While cross-border terrorism inflates our patriotic fervor and transformsContinue reading “We, the people….”
The Invisible Man
I am the invisible man. I was born in the remote rural obscurity of this desolate landscape. Poverty and deprivation had done their best to educate me well in the art of retaining my gift of invisibility. I was born with this common gift that I share with countless more of my kind.Another feather inContinue reading “The Invisible Man”
Who is a migrant worker?
A listless shadow that slips away from our radar of keen perception. One of those countless oppressed, forgotten lives, whose death is the only proof that they also lived among us. They are the muse of intellectual debates, the pillars of parallel cinema, the genie who suddenly comes back to life on election days andContinue reading “Who is a migrant worker?”
Introduce Yourself (Example Post)
This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”