The Wise Coach

“LOSERS” the crowd shouted. “LOSERS” The opponents smiled. The team held their breath for the last penalty shot. It was a mind game. The captain let the crowd shout “Losers” one last time. The defending goal keeper laughed. This was the sign. It was a winning shot. “Let them win early in their mind.” he …

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The Politics Of A Negative Mind

“The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe.” - Remy de Gourmont But of course I picked this quote from Google and pasted it. At least I can claim to have …

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आगाज़

रात गहरी हो चली पर बंद दुकानों के आगे अब भी चकाचौंध है । खनकती चूड़ियों के बीच आज मेहँदी का शोर है । कुछ हाथ भर का इंतज़ार लिए गुलाबी सा अक्स बातों में खोया है । सड़क किनारे लैंप पोस्ट की रौशनी आज कितनी चम् चमा रही है । दिवाली में तो वक्त …

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The Trickster’s Tournament

Apolitical as I may seem I rarely ever be, For I am the residue of a tournament A devious Trickster's Meet! Now I was born in a normal family With some honest bread to eat. We slept by dozens on empty stomachs But were never preached to cheat. Oh but the Devil is a cunning …

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We heard it all … We know it all

I hear an echo distant yet near. It seems as if someone is whispering in my ear. "We know your secrets too well." "What ... what secrets?" I look around and analyse the eccentric sound. It think I know the voice behind the echo but I am unable to place a finger on it. Is it …

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