Category Archives: Intoxication Induced

Things I have written when the inspiration struck. Or, in other words, intoxication induced writing.

Summer

I know you won’t think of me now. When the sun scoops vanilla clouds And there are new friends Planning exciting summer picnics And dances mid summer nights. When you can share your dreams With colourful people who enjoy Without … Continue reading

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Blind

Madame Sosostris, famous clairvoyant, put on weight and reformed herself. In these cards, I hold wealth and abundance she said from her tower overlooking Ulsoor lake. An emotional raven escaped his Poe and fluttered morbidly to the balcony. “Pay attention … Continue reading

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Letter to the Dispossessed

I didn’t know that the smells would haunt me. Scratch that. I did. Specifically, detergent mixed with the coconut on skin. I think it’s my most favourite smell in the world because it is you. It smells like home. Which … Continue reading

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The Birth of Baby

The baby would not be born. The mother did not believe in sacrifices or martyrdom. The mother grew taller instead. It was enough for now that one could enjoy the same sleeplessness of baby care all night long talking about … Continue reading

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Homecoming

Here in the night With a left curved moon Here, I listen to traffic Dreaming. Getting high. There in the twilight With a sun that refuses to set There, you sit by a lake Smoking. Getting high. I miss you, … Continue reading

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A lover goes shopping

I choose a blue fabric that’s smattered with golden stars It’s the blue of the sea if it were washed twice. I remember you on the phone murmuring in Malyalam You approve something, I can tell, And it is done. … Continue reading

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The happy recipe

“I’m happy. Are you happy?” “I’m happy.” Only, she is not. She is happy only when I am unhappy. Then, she gets to feed off my negativity, the debilitating stress that makes me paranoid, unhinged a little bit, coming apart … Continue reading

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