I found the Dollar Tree in Boulder and got myself odds and ends I didn’t know I needed; a box of 300 puzzle pieces, a set of paint brushes, and stretched canvas with cheap watercolor. I also got a sticker of the world map, a passable substitute for the 5×4 ft map in the study … More A piece at a time…most of the time
It is some day in the middle of October. I am sitting across the female wing of the OPD. The chair is creakier than your knees have been these last couple of years and the seat is tattered like it means to compete with the bedsores on your buttocks. There’s a working socket on … More Some of us came here to find death
Lead-heavy sighs break my back and make me crouch I hug myself but it isn’t enough to lift this delusion of depression it is in the air that I breathe and it fills the alleys in my body I shiver now and again Sorrow has her cold grip on my heart and she weighs me … More Lifebuoy
I have learnt that anger only knows how to build with genuine strong expressions carelessly laid one atop the other and that the satiation is in the bursts that shock on hindsight. If ever my diaphragm raptures let it be sake of e forget sey e for relax small.
I am that which I am. And I do not fear death, nor dying. The one thing that I am afraid of is that I may live so deprived of courage that I do not live at all, and finally, die from that stupidity. At about age 15, I lost the fear of death. … More A Self-Tribute: Mad Men, Let’s Die! (II) (Ghosts at Peace)
I am that which I am. And I do not fear death, nor dying. The one thing that I am afraid of is that I may live so deprived of courage that I do not live at all, and finally, die from that stupidity. I became aware of the essential inconsequentiality of death after I … More A Self-Tribute: Mad Men, Let’s Die! (I)
A day before my last paper for this round of my exams, at about 9:30 pm, when I should have been rounding up what I should have learnt over the weeks, I logged in to YouTube (not that I am ever logged out) and started scrolling through some TED and TEDx Talks. I am … More Citing Adam Smith