Monthly Archives: June 2012

  1. Angel in Hell

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    June 14, 2012 by bluberie


    Angel in Hell

    Girl of Six Carrying Five Litres of Water in Her Arms at Churchgate, Bombay, and Barely Managing to Hold On to Them: 14th June 2012

  2. Where Are the Fangs?: A Nocturnal Rendezvous With Our Bram Stoker

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    Where Are the Fangs?: A Nocturnal Rendezvous With Our Bram Stoker

    Calling Up for the Ambush

  3. A Less Dour and More Sushant Like Take on Sushant and His Machine Love

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    A Less Dour and More Sushant Like Take on Sushant and His Machine Love

    I’m the Man!

  4. Minutes Before the Yummy Ride on Hattamala Avenue

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    Minutes Before the Yummy Ride on Hattamala Avenue

    My Fast Friend of Eleven Years: Thank You, Sushant…

  5. Maximum City, Minimum Tolerance: A Short Story by Ayush Prasad on the Demon of Homophobia that Lurks Deep in India’s premium center for capitalism, modernity and urbanity, Mumbai aka Bombay before 1993; published in March 2010 in The New Indian Express’s Weekly Magazine, Zeitgeist

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    Ayush Prasad narrates a searing tale of homophobia and gender intolerance in the heart of India’s famed metropolis, Mumbai It was …
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  6. Take a Hike, #@&*@%$&*%$!!#^&@ Cameraman

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    Take a Hike, #@&*@%$&*%$!!#^&@ Cameraman

    Come Back Peter, Come Back for the Shot

  7. Back to Bed, Darling

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    Back to Bed, Darling

    Grrr! Yawn! Hmph! Mmmm! Snorrrre….

  8. Not Some Common Hawking

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    Not Some Common Hawking

    The Superfine Art of Clawing for Survival: Any Takers?

  9. The Unfading Smile: My Mother

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    The Unfading Smile: My Mother

    Here Stand I,
    As the Stormy Sea Still Rages High…

  10. How Much Colder?

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    How Much Colder?

    No Budging

  11. V for Victory

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    V for Victory

    Smooth Operator

  12. A Still-life of Shoddily Ribboned Shoelaces: A Poem in Free Verse by Ayush Prasad

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    June 13, 2012 by bluberie


    As you tried to shorten me and give me your desired shape, You forgot that I was not a piece …
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  13. Stomping Out to Get Retail Therapy: A Poem in Free Verse by Ayush Prasad

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    Stomping out to get retail therapy, I dreamt of buying compact discs of Beethoven and Jim Morrison, at Landmark, I …
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  14. Tossed and Washed

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    Tossed and Washed

    Slam, Dunk, Slam

  15. A Mouthful

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    A Mouthful

    Gulp! Eew!

  16. What’s In My Eyes?

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    What's In My Eyes?

    Looking Through the Glass, Darkly

  17. The French Kiss

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    The French Kiss

    When The Sea Held Time In Its Arms

  18. Sleeping Without a Care

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    Sleeping Without a Care

    Grrr… Yawn… Hmph… Hmmm!

  19. That’s How I Look Today: A Picture of Me by Master Photographer, Aarefa Johari

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    That's How I Look Today: A Picture of Me by Master Photographer, Aarefa Johari

    Fatso!

  20. Wanna Go Home

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    June 12, 2012 by bluberie


    Wanna Go Home

    Flying Beyond the Curve of the World

  21. The Familiar Stranger

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    The Familiar Stranger

    Watch That Gait!

  22. Oh, Misery!

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Oh, Misery!

    That Facet of Mumbai On Which Stands Its Glamour, Glitter and Gloss

  23. Together We Stand, The Sea Our Witness

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Together We Stand, The Sea Our Witness

    Calm and Composed in the Face of Breaking Waves

  24. Frozen in the Dying Breaths of Time: A Photograph by Aarefa Johari

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Frozen in the Dying Breaths of Time: A Photograph by Aarefa Johari

    Won’t Let You Go

  25. Priceless: The Alphonso Mango Eater at Her Savouring Best

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Priceless: The Alphonso Mango Eater at Her Savouring Best

    Yummm, Drummm, Strummm

  26. Love Parade

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Love Parade

    Left, Right, Left

  27. A Bouquet

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    A Bouquet

    Here I come, Ocean

  28. Out of the Closet

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Out of the Closet

    A Moment’s Reprieve

  29. Misogyny

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    The wall fell to the side as she was circling the center In the pavilion, sat three heads, their knees …
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  30. Stationed in Curiosity

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    June 11, 2012 by bluberie


    Stationed in Curiosity

    Locked in View