Not to be…

I’ve lived. I’ve died. I’ve lived again. I don’t see it. The rain stays the same. It pours, it drizzles, it enchants and disappoints. The people, they don’t change. They cry, they laugh, they pretend to. Like clockwork- All regular, all proper, all very appropriate… Me? I don’t know, although- I’ve always wondered… Why bother?…

The dreams I dream

Dreams are inexplicable animals. They have a way of affecting us, like few things can. They make sense only to us. Asleep, we are defenseless. The normal barriers that we erect around us, the rationalizations that keep us sane, collapse, come nightfall. Being a part of civilization requires compromises on a daily basis. We play…

Homosexuality banned in India – Paradoxical judgment from the land of Kamasutra

विकृतिः एवम्‌ प्रकृतिः (What is unnatural is also natural) Scultptures in a temple in Khajuraho. Notice the depictions of lesbian encounters? In a verdict that had the potential to send the right message to the world at large, High Court in India passed a law in 2009 that decriminalized homosexuality. Sex between consenting homosexual partners…

A lesson in self-aggrandizement

People who are engaged in a job they love are truly lucky. I cannot catch a break, when it comes to a job that involves creative thinking. I’ve applied over and over for jobs in advertising agencies, newspapers, online journals, what have you. The other day, an advertisement by this company called Stark, appeared in…