Nationalistic Rite

I suffer from the conflagration in my mind, Should I stay on the side of dissent? Or should I dive in the stream of the contemporary nationalistic rite? I worry that someday the reflections of my youth may pass me by, Like traces on the car window, Driving at 120 on the freeway, Haunting me, […]

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Words

Dying embers. Wild flames. Twenty-six letters. A thousand names. Scratches on paper. Slender frames. Young words. Ancient games Wither and fade, Into an insipid blur. But with some Rhyme, Alliteration, Assonance, And consonance, Forming a battalion of lines And stanzas, Winning hearts, And breaking too. Leaves their mark. Forever. – Mahesh Mali. Copyrighted © 2017–18 […]

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तिच्या आठवणींचा अवकाळी पाऊस

आज अवकाळी पाऊस आला… आणि तिच्या आठवणींचे ढग माझ्या मनी दाटू लागले ! वाटत होतं इतके दिवस की तीच्या आठवणींना खूप मागे सोडून दिलंय मी, पण आज तिच्याच स्मृतींमध्ये हरवून टाकत होता मला तो मातीचा सुगंध, आणि तो गार गार वारा. मला परत परत आठवत होता तो आमचा पाऊसातला बंधुंद नाच, ती अविस्मरणीय रात्र आणि […]

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Story of a lovesick fool

Lately, I found that I could not write about her, It’s not that there are no feelings to describe, It’s not even a problem of having second thoughts about those feelings. The problem is that no matter how much I have delved into my brain or how much effort I put into finding a way […]

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Me. She. Us. Amazing.

Naked for my eyes, Yearning can’t disguise, Crimsoned with desire, Her skin did perspire. I pulled her to me, kissing does ensue, Breasts crushed against my chest, Hands on buttocks pressed, Her eyes closed as if savoring the heat of my breath on her neck. Her hands stretched casually towards me, searching for arousal, Maybe […]

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Dissent ≠ Anti-National

This Thursday, High Court set aside the disciplinary action taken by JNU against 15 of its students, including ex-JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, in connection with a controversial event on February 9 last year in the varsity. I can remember how angry I was when I heard that some students of JNU have ‘allegedly’ raised the […]

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