Man vs. Monk

Man vs. Monk

Saffron clad benevolent monk, On the wisdom path, Once met a man so full of self worth. In silence, Ordinary asked the half-wit, To look down into a nearby well, And then to call out his name into it. Man confused, Pleaded monk to reveal the lesson. Wisdom smiled and...
When Darkness Decides To Race

When Darkness Decides To Race

Sometimes I feel, Nights gather in clusters, First in my heart, And then in my soul. That is just the beginning of a relay, For it get passed on to another human, Who gleam like the sun, About to outshine. But then nights can engulf light, Go starless and moonless, Go...
Shankar Ramachandran: My Mathematics Tutor

Shankar Ramachandran: My Mathematics Tutor

Every summer in the town of Odanadu, toddy cats reproduced 4 to 5 young ones on the rooftop of my home. When mathematics teacher comes home for tuition and asks me to do Algebra, I wish ‘God, all the toddy cats should pee directly on the textbook, and the sums should...
JAIL THE BAD AND PICKLE THE GOOD

JAIL THE BAD AND PICKLE THE GOOD

Thanks to the universe, here I am in a room full of memories. Old and new, all jumbled up. I thought it would be overwhelming, but no, everything makes me smile now. All these years I have been working and didn’t get a chance to slow down. So, I am grateful for this...