Monthly Archives: November, 2017

Perseverance – Lily Singh, Baroda

  It was the onset of spring. The birds chirped, bees hummed, flowers bloomed and the ambience was pink with love, and orange with bubbling...

A Foreword by Roderick Craig Low, UK to Serpentine Blues by Dr. Sigma

When I was invited to write this Foreword, I was reminded of the observations of Thomas Gray (1716 – 1771) on the authenticity of...

Washed Away – Debasis Tripathy, Bengaluru

At a time when my corporate career spanning three long decades was going nowhere and I’d lost interest in city life, I felt the...

The absurd is everywhere: Gender Theory, Sexuality and Existence – Gopi Shankar, Madurai

Gender theory refers to contemporary investigations of what it means to “have” or “act” a particular gender. As described above, there is no fast...


The Forgotten Daughter of Port Adamaro

The story entails the political-historical period of the 1970s when the Dalit Panther movement was soon, to begin with, the influence of the Black Panther movement of the west. The following short story speaks of the relationship of two sisters under the premise of the revolution.


i have arrived at my altar. hark! i rise, i flourish, i pirouette on my one toe and float like a...

Stalking Prisons

The streets are empty with no one in sight, I check the big clock of the tower behind the basilic of Saint Francis of Assisi. It’s 2 o’clock on a mid-summer Tuesday afternoon. Everything’s shut. Everyone’s resting. My heart’s hitting the walls of its all so tight ribcage, as I need to cross the brightly lit square and go to the other side.

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Reviewing ‘Obsession and Wild Pigeon’ by Ismat Chughtai

My interest in Ismat Chughtai developed when I first...