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You’ve got to either admire his pluck, or pity his cynicism: critic Christopher Hitchin's journalistic attack on humanitarian nun, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In the end, Hitchins judgmentalism failed to persuade me that Mother Teresa was a “Mommy Dearest” type of woman. What do you think? Read More

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Travelling back to college campus for start of a new semester is not fun; not if one was attending a college in India, at least not when Juggernaut was attending four decades ago. One has to reckon with bad cafeteria food, poor living quarters and terrible bathrooms in the hostel.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2010

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A WOAMN REMEMBERS HER GRANDMOTHER IN CALCUTTA IN 1946. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 10, 2010

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A WOMAN PREFERS HER BED TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD. Read More

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These "Epitaph" poems were inspired and informed by the life of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate: "Mother Teresa Of Calcutta, India". Hyperlinks to her life story are provided at the end of this posting. Epitaph 6 is for women. Epitaph 7 is intended for men. This was written with complete seriousness.… Read More
These "Epitaph" poems were inspired and informed by the life of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate: "Mother Teresa Of Calcutta, India". Hyperlinks to her life story are provided at the end of this posting. Epitaph 6 is for women. Epitaph 7 is intended for men. This was written with complete seriousness.… Read More
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