Showing posts from April, 2013

A letter from a Father to his Adolescent Son

Dear Son,
Watching you grow is the single biggest sense of accomplishment for fatherhood. The experiences may vary from one father to another and yet each of us as a father, take an inexplicable pride in having reared a thoroughbred bloodline. Your birth was a personification of feelings that ranged from a sense of enhanced responsibility, pride, inter-dependence and love as you complete the cycle of my life.

My father, I am sure, must have experienced similar emotions when I came to his life and I understand what we mean to each other. I have outgrown him by the size of the shoes that I wear and yet, many a times, I yearn to cuddle up to the warmth of his unrequited love and the silent reciprocation.
What stops me at my age today from telling my father, how much I admire him. What comes in between me and my father when it’s about letting everyone know that that we complete the circle of each other’s life. Is it the fear of a rebuttal that just does not exist? Is it the typical growt…

Drudgery, Disgrace, Disappointment and Rape

I wish to travel at the speed of light sometimes, for the darkness around is compelling me to grope around the creatures of darkness and whimper and gnarl like a mongrel that wants to bite but has lost its teeth! The institutions are being run by the thugs and rogues masquerading as the front-men for the most privileged class in the country called the politicians in deciding and directing the bleak future of the present generation. And, disgraceful as it is, the beguiling student class is the easiest prey to the martyrdom of innocence when they are latching on to the loop of instant reckoning at the altar of unsurpassed notoriety of the buffoons who call themselves the kingmakers.
The age of innocence is lurking nowhere, for the fear of getting outsmarted and outclassed by the smart-phone wielding generation who really wears the attitude where it matters. At the backdrop of a socio-economic fall-out which is largely led by the corruption infested parallel economy, we are not even re…