I started with a clean sheet, with her name calligraphed across my heart
The Geisha moulded me like Origami pieces
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Bad loves metamorphoses
Needing respite, I kept them suspended.
And now, after the interlude, the thoughts keep coming back to me. Continue reading →
Praising the Lord.
Pledging heaven to all. Continue reading →
Both reject, both disbelieve, both repudiate
Exhort, incite, instigate, intimidate
Challenge, provoke, propagandize
Mock, joust, maim, kill, eulogize
Irresistible force, immoveable object
Seismic shocks, cataclysmic change
The world tremulates
It once came across an angel
White wore she
Her halo intact
Her aura glowed
Pure and pristine
A living, breathing, organism.
Centuries old. Rooted in history.
Mute witness to the cyclicality of civilization.
And the linearity of time
Solitary. Proud. Strong.
Incompatible with today.
A hark back to the times that were.
Before the city lost out to progress and modernity.
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Christian vs Muslim vs Hindu.
Versus Jew. Versus Buddhist.
Sikh. Yazidi. Zoroastrian. Atheist.
Brahmin vs Backward. Sunni vs Shia.
Native vs Immigrant. Local vs Settler.
Nation vs Country. Tribe vs Tribe. Brother vs Brother.
Father Time. Mother Nature. Mankind as their children. Continue reading →