Author Archives: Devi

A compilation of belief

This world is strange – violent, reckless, often meaningless. But then there is music (Song for Sienna – Brian Crain) and those who create it. And that gives me reason to believe…     Advertisements

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O how they clin…

O how they cling and wrangle, some who claim For preacher and monk the honored name! For, quarreling, each to his view they cling. Such folk see only one side of a thing. (from the text of Jain and Buddhist … Continue reading

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An old man and his dog… Or the commodification of time

I met with the wise old man… I couldn’t help being distracted by his sagacious-looking labrador. The dog looked sad.. Like it had seen too many years, and wished to see no more..The man looked sad too, a wife lost, … Continue reading

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Apitcherfullofmirth Spews Vitriol

Excerpt of conversation between apitcherfullofmirth and the Universe. Apitcherfullofmirth (spewing vitriol) : Screw you Universe! You’re an ugly place to be.. Universe:……… Apitcherfullofmirth: You’re an ugly twisted place to be Universe (deep solemnity):………………. Apitcherfullofmirth (a pang of guilt): Different matter … Continue reading

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Keeping it brewing..

As long as there is love in the heart, and a Gulmohar in full bloom, As long as there is pleasure drawn from some work well done, And an owlet staring at you from a tree in the morning. As … Continue reading

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Dostoevsky

“…..As a general rule, people, even the wicked, are much more naive and simple-hearted than we suppose. And we ourselves are, too.” — Dostoevsky in The Brothers Karamazov

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Delicious Ambiguity..

I just had to post this… “…..I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to … Continue reading

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Me day..

Bond and chotaa left early this morning..They are missed.. Watched a mind numbing movie called ‘I love you man’ till I fell asleep..Woke up at half past noon feeling much better, but numb all the same.. Avoided all contact with … Continue reading

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Pretty poetry for the day.

TO A POET A THOUSAND YEARS HENCE by: James Elroy Flecker I who am dead a thousand years, And wrote this sweet archaic song, Send you my words for messengers The way I shall not pass along. I care not … Continue reading

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Haiku mode

Mango Fruit flies Flit over my head Warm May morning No 5- 7- 5 syllable structure.. Pretty much freestyle..Experimenting..

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