Poetry

Why This Kolaveri Di? Ani Kiti?

It indeed is a good song with foot tapping beats, perfect for a dandiya night. It surely has caught rage with the young crowd. It is simple “hummable” and trendy too. Junior Nigam’s version is even more gripping, However, there is one more aspect why this song had to get some much fan following or …

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Herr… Scammer!

HerapheriHerogiriHarakiriHari..Hari… That perhaps makes no sense, I understand. Naive that I was, I penned this on the 21st of December 2003 at around 2.45 a.m. I claim the above universal verse of mine to be the shortest poem, short-story, novel, biography, semi-autobiographical novel, play, screenplay or whatever you say and dedicate it to all the …

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Death of a Proponent of His Own University and His Own Manifesto

At the outset, in a very prosaic manner, much unlike the poet let me tell you that Narayan Surve, the poet was worthy of the “Dnyanpith Award”, albeit deserving more than that award which is not prevalent in India yet. His “Maaze Vidyapeeth” (My University) and “Jahirnama” (Manifesto) are enough to substantiate the claim, keeping aside his other 14 …

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