Ramam was walking slowly, watching his steps. He was new to walking on a concrete road. The rain just stopped. The sun was blazing forth in full blast. It was still midday, nowhere near cooling down. The cement road was still wet. Ramam was afraid that he might slip and fall. That’s why he was…… Continue reading The Wake up Song they Sang y P. Sridevi.
Month: March 2014
MALATHI WHO? Shakespeare raised The compelling question What is in a name? So I thought too, until now. A query popped up in my head, Who’s Malathi? All the intriguing relationships Among Indians! I am Chinnamma, the little lady, at home Peddamma at work, the supevisor, Attamma for brother’s kids Pinnamma for sister’s kids And,…… Continue reading Malathi Who?
The Pundit by Sthanapathi Rukminamma
The place was Kasi [Benares] and the time midnight in a dark fortnight. The streets were lifeless. There was no light but for the glimmer from the stars. Oil lamps in some far off place were showing the final stages of their life. Therefore, we could say there were no lights. The street did not…… Continue reading The Pundit by Sthanapathi Rukminamma