Belly Dancer

A gentle fierce damsel A face so exquisite  From the fertile valley of  Great Saharan lands with Voluptuous serpentine moves Sensuous tattooed hissing belly Adorned with silver hip scarves  Softly sexually on the rhythms Of  Arabic darbuka Back and forth, side to side Teasing with tender bouncy Bosoms trying to peek out,  Of choli embellished …

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Tropical Rain

The scent of my land still lingers in my hair Aroma of sun-kissed marigold A distant faint voice of turquoise peacock  Ruffling its rainbow feathers, signaling  The arrival of first showers of majestic monsoon Slum children dancing euphorically  Running around, tanned emaciated  Waving, rejoicing at the bounty of vast blue sky Flavors of fried bread, …

Paranoia of Difference

Cultural Paranoia The other day while I was playing with my daughter of 18 months, in a public park, I noticed an old woman taking mine picture. I was flabbergasted at first and little confused over her behavior. I wanted to confront her as I was infuriated but before I could do she had already …

The Culture of Victimhood & Offense

We certainly live in a world which is oversensitive and over-vigilant. Everyone appears to take an offense for one thing or the other. The irony of the whole thing is the more we brag about the freedom of speech that we constitutionally enjoy more we are on the verge of losing the same freedom.  It …