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Lepakshi

An Old Poem, One of my favorites.

Collected Thoughts

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Intricate carving
Attracts me
Calls me closer
The gentle surface
of my palm
feels the curves and bends,
the shapes
on stone.

My feet
used to tiles and carpets:
spoilt,
relaxes against the cold and rough
stone.

It brings me peace,
this place:
a temple
long forgotten
holding stories
all carved
in stone.

The pillars
hold so much
together
and through them
I see the light
That I came here for.

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Email to Ms. Jaya Bachchan, MP about Samajwadi Party and rape

Proactive Indian

I sent the following email today from proactiveindian@rediffmail.com to jbachchan@sansad.nic.in (Ms. Jaya Bachchan’s email id provided at http://www.archive.india.gov.in/govt/rajyasabhampbiodata.php?mpcode=1964). As stated in the email, I will publish the response from Ms. Jaya Bachchan if and when I receive it.

Subject: Your passionate speech in the Rajya Sabha about the 2012 Delhi gang rape

Dear Ms. Jaya Bachchan,

I was extremely impressed by your passionate words in the Rajya Sabha during the discussion on the 2012 Delhi gang rape and the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’ on March 04, 2015:
“Inhone jo kiya, yeh bhi vahi kar rahe hain …. Yeh crocodile tears nahi chaahiye auraton ko … us aadmi ko jail se chhoddiye, we will deal with him … crocodile tears! …”
(“The NDA Government is doing exactly what the UPA Government did …. Women don’t want these crocodile tears … release that man from jail, we will deal with him … crocodile…

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City Lights A beauty. Christmas lights adding glory. Tiny flickering bulbs Playing hide-n-seek in the night. Photographers amateur and otherwise clicking away The right moment the right setting the flickering backdrop for their muse. Led bulbs and whatnot Creating shadows Highlighting areas Hiding alleys And crime. City lights so beautiful Christmas lights Adding glory.