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- How To Sleep During Office Hours
Mental toughness is the key to success here. For better results you can keep a couple of these farting giants as your source of inspiration.
- The Snooze Button
If you are like my hubs, you will not hear the alarm even if the volume of the chirping has reached deafening proportions.
- Poetry: playing with ink
ink, kink, hink and think
- What is Thinking?
A room with six people in it suddenly comes into focus. Music rises and falls in the background and a man dressed in a gray
- Satire: A Reasonable Dog
'You ought to be ashamed of yourself", said Nawab, nibbling away at the bag of chips.
- February Unleashed
It had now been scientifically proven what we have known all along.
- Nawwab and I: Inconsequential
t: Full freezer and empty bowls. N: The eternal tussle between the haves and the have-nots
- Poetry: tweems - tweet-poems
modified versions of poems on tweeter
- How Many Days of Your Life Do You Remember?
Every day that we live, we live to want more time, more money, more girls, more sex, more this and more that.
- Fiction: Gobi Paranthas
Here too, there was no peace to be found.
- The Mysterious Psyche Of A Delhi Auto Driver
These men can, quite literally, "drive you crazy."
- Fiction: Burn After Viewing (NSFW)
He reminded himself for the tenth time not to fold the file. It held important photographs.
- Partial Solar Eclipse Today - Do Nothing
If you happen to be a devout believer, it would be for the best if you stayed at home altogether and did nothing.
- Rastafarians, Talibans and Hijabis: Charsis, Afeemis and Purdah-nashins
We love Bob Marley. And Jamaica has beautiful beaches also in Negril and Ocho Rios. About Hijabis and Talibans we know less.
- Movie Review: Hancock
The movie raises many questions. I enjoy questions.
- Dormant Poets Everywhere
Was Picasso not a craftsman par excellence? Where is the boundary? Is there a boundary between craft and art?
- Poetry: Bajan Claire Collins
imprisoned and conditioned by suspicions and stereotypes
- A Letter To My Boss
I feel that sometimes I should be allowed not to come to the office without any reason.
- It’s Saturday, So Eff You
I lifted my air-gun sized cellphone off the nightstand: 3 AM. Are we standing still in Time? Heh? Vishnu, Brahma, Shiva, what the fuck is
- Fiction: Malady of the Emotional Refugees
She had always been labeled a non-conformist, a rebel; just for being, just for standing independently.
- In Ten Simple Steps: Chemistry Text Book Writing for Dummies
Ever wondered how the totally wonderful Chemistry textbooks are written?
- The Phantom Phenomenon
For nearly three months, I did not see him boarding the train, and I did not attach much importance to it.
- Oh, To Be In Error: A poessay on Errorists
The morning after if you forget the companion's first name, or mix it with a former partner's - that error, if not deliberate, could be
- I’ll Be Gentle: A Poessay on Lenny Bruce
There are exceptions where gentleness ought to be practiced in moderation
- Get Off Your Toilet: It Is St. Upid's Day
The US media buying and selling WMD allegations and the Bush Administration peddling it: both qualify as stupid.
- Fiction: The Last Strand
It started with her ponytail, the one her husband wouldn’t let her cut.
- Fiction: The Immaculate Dinner
They were certified city slickers and I was used to altogether despising them.
- New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer Implicated in Prostitution Scandal
"I have acted in a way that violated my obligation to my family...I must now dedicate time to regain the trust of my family."
- On Pros and Cons - A Poessay
Life is full of pros and cons and both lead us down the garden path to execution. Execution is not only cessation of breathing by
- Satire: Kundumabad Jindabad
With an impish twinkle in his eyes, he twirled the handlebars and poured more tea into the saucer.
- The Strange Case of Bilawal Bhutto
my nightmare: awakened from the dead He will ask me 'why were you joking?'
- Satire: Bucknor & Benson
Indians stood in my way, just like Mahatma Gandhi stood in the way of Britishers.
- Fiction: Conspiracy Theory
Corona Light, that’s what I had drunk last night. Not one, or two, but ten—ten bottles of piss-colored, lemon-contained, five-bucks-priced, beer.
- Short Story: Flip-flop
This script will soon be made into a movie. Though how soon is a question I keep asking myself.
- Poetry: doodh-patti and pakoRas
what are late Sundays / without newspapers / and steaming doodh-patti?
- Living With Roommates
Staying with a bunch of international students gives rise to some unique experiences.
- poetry: grain of sand
love of moksha and pursuit of nirvana
- The Return of the Roommates
When God was making human beings, he made two kinds — one whom you would call your friends and the other roommates.
- Fiction: If You Want To Persist
The hangar’s neck eclipsed honey’s mystique. Undying, eternal love swallowed by hangar’s neck.
- Poetry: ghazalesque
poor temporal's senseless ramblings and how / ghareeb temporal ki baataiN aisi kaisi
- The Art of Procrastination
I not only postpone things but I also forget about them in totality.
- Poetry: India's Many-splendoured Colours
adaptability, survivalism, resiliency, progress and regression - the many faces of india
- Poetry: smoke signals
have we have come a long way since smoke signals and pigeon couriers?
- Poetry: where do you go to my lovely
She must have been articulate and she must have been charming too.
- Poetry: sepia dreams - yeh hota hay
...and the surroundings remain parched
- Politics in Pakistan: Beating the Same Tabla But Still No Guinness Record
Jagjit Singh Batalvi tapped his way into the record books, fingering his tabla for a fifth straight day.temporal
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- Overheard At An Airport Lounge
fp: you got her number?,/br> sp: no, not interested fp: are you gay
- Advertisement & News Breaks On TV Channels In Pakistan
What is disconcerting is that these interruptions bring only news that is seldom newsworthy of a break...
- Poetry: idiots, idiots, everywhere
wait! i know we are all idiots - / some of the time - that'll make us tempidiots / but what of those who
- Poetry: where do the smiles go?
why do smile-prints wall-paper memory ville? / why do they awe and shock and...?
- Poetry: pigeons, jamil naqsh and i
Taste buds they have more than 30, and we, 9000 plus / they are not fussy eaters, we cherish fine cuisine.
- Poetry: counting
if you get a chance / you should eavesdrop / when they talk about you / such racy language / will make you squirm /
- I Can't Blow My Horn Anymore
A friend of mine tells me that Indians are the most trusting people on the planet.
- Poetry: gaia* plows
she used to smile / at ribbing plows / but grumbles / at rumbling tractors
- Poetry: glass half full or...
me standing on the dadar* platform / and over-laden thought-trains cruising by
- Poetry: edhi's dawn
death, misery and destruction / mixed with pompous declarations / and righteous indignation / all eating into crying trees
- Compassion for (Almost) All Living Beings
Why Mosquitoes are excepted from the precepts of non-violence.
- Humour: converfession - Buying that
p: ok. what size? t: size? p: yes they come in different sizes, colors, textures.