Creak- Day Seven of NaProWriMo

  Has democracy started to creak, with the chaos that has broken out? Whom to choose, whom to trust, with the supposed leaders, sheepishly stand as demagogues, as political opportunists? Between jingoistic warmongers, so swelled in their small-minded bigotry, ready to cripple, ready to kill, ready to besmirch anyone who steps out of line, smirking... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Malala

Dear Malala, An infinite level of courage, an unfathomable limit of confidence, the wizened face the twenty-first century has symbolised as standing up for what you believe in, irrespective of circumstance. As a young female of today, I look up to you. You, who literally took a bullet for the present girl child, to safeguard... Continue Reading →

Transcendant

  You're woven from the fabric of space, magnetic fingertips pulling me somewhere astronomically far away.   You're an ethereal dream spun from the laws of the universe, taking my mind light years away from my home planet.   You're the friction defying the principles of gravity, skin on skin refusing to adhere to conformity.... Continue Reading →

A Letter To Lady Gaga

Dear Stephanie, My earliest memory of you is a defining moment in pop culture; a moment which, I remember, became synonymous with your name for the years to come. The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards was characterized by your stand out dress of raw meat. Your outfit, complete with boots and a hat made of... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Janaki

Dear Janaki, I hope you’re doing well – finally in a place where irrelevant questions of purity and virtue don’t constantly hound you and you are engulfed in your mother’s all enveloping embrace. The people of my world remember you fondly, and you might have heard their prayers to you from the realm above. The... Continue Reading →

Where is Humanity Headed?

Most scientists and sociologists agree that where humanity is headed in the near future can be boiled down to three possibilities. The first and most desired possibility is the human race spreading outwards into space and eventually establishing a Galactic Empire. The next is that humans build right into the earth, neglecting space travel, utilising... Continue Reading →

Animated Movies: The Unconventional Teacher

What is childhood without cartoons? Animated representatives from all walks of life, fictional and non-fictional, have always managed to capture the interest of our growing minds. As a child, there were only a few things which could level the excitement felt for the weekend animated film on Pogo. What better treat could there be than... Continue Reading →

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