We are not who we think we are Just as I am NOT D. Samarender Reddy Or, rather, I am only to the extent that I as consciousness am playing that role And also that of other names-and-forms But I as a supposed ego am not body-mind But merely thinking I am so under a … Continue reading Letting D. Samarender Reddy Play Out His Role
The Hindu looks at The hijab With his Hindu eyes. The Muslim looks at The bindu With his Muslim eyes. And, now, they both Cannot see eye to eye.
Around every identity An ideology is weaved Circumscribing thy vision And manacling thy spirit: Consider yourself young And tradition weighs heavily; Fancy yourself an anarchist And a state is born; Think you are a man And feminism springs; Form guilds innocently And class war begins; Wave the flag merrily And war comes knockin'; - One … Continue reading Being Nobody
Who are you? I am a Hindu. Ok, move on. Next. Who are you? I am an Indian. Ok, move on. Next. Who are you? I am a Bengali. Ok, move on. Next. Who are you? I am a Brahmin. Ok, move on. Next. Who are you? I don’t know. Ah, at last.