Ganpati Bappa Moreya’

 

Amid

The chanting of ‘Ganpati Bappa Moreya’

And the flowers and the fragrance,

And the Modak and the Mantras,

Seated on the divine throne,

I look around with wonder

At the pressing humanity;

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Posted in Causes, Poem at September 25th, 2012. No Comments.

Beauty Within

“God bless you both,” she said under her breath, and two silent tears slid from her eyes into the soft pillow.

This was not the first time that she has said these words; and it was not the first time that her tears had slipped into their soft abode. It had become a painful part for her being. Earlier it was not so frequent, but as her business had picked up, her clientele had been on the rise; she found herself in the same state of mind every now and then.

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Posted in Causes, Story at September 16th, 2012. No Comments.

Remembering 9/11

When the heavens turned hostile

And rained death at dawn;

When the fragrant morning air

Turning into a demoniac roar

Of the satanic eagle-machines,

Deafened the ears;

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Posted in Causes, Poem at September 11th, 2012. No Comments.

The ‘King’ Who’s Lost His Zing

 

Dear Dr. Manmohan Singh,

Today I would like to say a few words to you. As the prime Minister of the largest democracy of the world, you must have received thousands of letters, messages, and comments – both positive and negative. But today what I am going to say will perhaps come as a shock to you.

Who am I? Oh, you haven’t recognized me? I am always with you, though these days you seem to have developed an aversion to me. Today you don’t want to even acknowledge that I exist!

Damn it! I’m your inner voice – your conscience.

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Posted in Article, Causes at September 10th, 2012. No Comments.