Why people fear a kiss?

Ever wondered why many fear a kiss? Why the irresistible urge to police morally? Why do some fear a girl who wants to be educated more than AK 47s? It is more about girls. And women. One argument is that it goes against the strength of the family, the human pair bond, which forms the […]

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Why hypernationalism scares me

A few months ago, in Kerala, a group of young men refused to stand up for the national anthem when it was played before starting a movie. They were beaten up and arrested. He was alleged to have posted anti-national slogans against the country. Media judgement, lifetime in shame, court proceedings, jail without bail. Now […]

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Metro- The Waiting

The city lay, tired and resigned Roads-thin thighs-not enough Barricades placed in the middle The consensual violation unrelenting Raising, piling, building, structuring The skyward growing erections The cramp, the crowding, the narrowing The frantic thrusts of the harried bustle Waiting for the orgasm of liberation The sleek blur of long tailed engines Whizzing overhead in […]

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Love and the knife

(First published in Earthenlampjournal, a reputed E-journal- vol1) Can love be facilitated by a knife? This is the story of two couples who came to my OPD, seeking my help. And I wielded a knife – a scalpel to be exact. Bobby and Anju arrived, both dressed in jeans and T-shirts. They were young and […]

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