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Time

O Time! Moderate your pace,For with you, I am in no race. You skip over any and all the boundsLike a group of excited hounds,Who, when they sense fear excess,Dart all the faster with no recess; Your perennial, invisible stream flows,Which itself, about time, not knows;Its work is to keep flowing stillAnd never, for even … Continue reading Time

The Madman

'You think I am mad, don't you?' No response. The old man smiled further, as if he was enjoying himself thoroughly. His wrinkled cheeks and forehead, showing his age, did not stop his eyes from shining, which were still young. He had the look of a an enthusiastic teacher, ready to share his knowledge willingly, while also willing to listen to others. Then he said, quite abruptly, 'How do you know that it is I who is mad, and not you?'

9-15 July: Marksheets, Masks, and Mighty Insects

This week was slated to be one of the most important weeks of my life after the announcement that the Board marksheets would be out on the 10th of July, over three months after the exams were stopped midway due to the coronavirus pandemic. Along with that news, there's discussion about masks, and some mighty … Continue reading 9-15 July: Marksheets, Masks, and Mighty Insects