Archive for January, 2013

Fraudulent life

January 30, 2013

It corrupts.
In your middle age you become a real crook.
For merely surviving, let us not talk about thriving.
There is no turning back.
You look around and discover that you are not alone.
It becomes a source of great solace.
And you continue to look ahead.

Erection

January 8, 2013

Describing it as ‘porcelain hard’ and ‘rock hard’ in two successive paragraphs is a good translation? Of an author who nearly won Nobel prize this year, if one went by rumors. Yes, for literature. The ‘generic’ quality of writing of the eventual winner can be matched by very few of the ‘cultivated’ type of writing schools and scholarships.