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It's an explanation of how the word coolie has transformed Historically. Read More
Excerpt: "The problem is that we shout a lot and do nothing. A lot of writing happens, a lot of sharing happens but we fail to contribute sufficiently towards achieving something on the ground. I feel that we are so obsessed with words that we fail to understand that if… Read More
The intrepid expedition of the human fleet has survived the Ring of Storms, but tensions continue to rise amidst the sailors and retainers, how long will it take until they reach the breaking point? And can they find a safe port before it all comes tumbling down? Read More
This piece describes a visit to Con Dao, the infamous Pulo Condore French Prison camp off the east coast of South Vietnam which included a visit to the grave of the child martyr Vo Thi Sau, executed by the French in 1952 and now a figure of veneration through out… Read More
The Human sailors have done the Impossible. They crossed the edge of the world, the Ring of Storms, surely the worst is behind them now right?...Perhaps not, a twinge of uncertainty looms over everyone. After all, in this new world everyone has a chance to start anew and get their… Read More
Deep into the vast and uncharted water of the Roaring Sea, a desperate fleet of carracks makes their hastened escape from their war thorn land, seeking refuge in the unknown. Leading this band of miserables are the Illustrious and adventuring, Queen Miria, the mad zealot, Count Jameston and the Wandering… Read More
December 5, 1961, Dr. Frantz Fanon, a.k.a., Ibrahim Fanon, psychiatrist from Martinique, Algerian revolutionary, author of The Wretched of the Earth, is lying in a hospital bed in room 37 of the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He first went to Moscow for treatment but was told… Read More
In flashbacks to 1901, 1955 and 1978 respectively, Caleb Sarandon tries his best to civilize Nigerians, 20-year old Leonard Donahue tries to infiltrate communist influence in Champlain College and 13-year old Ethan Donahue has a traumatizing event affect his school and familial habits Read More
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is an avant-garde tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral antihero known simply as Dog, takes on the challenge to navigate the perilous paradigm shifts of our age, determined to find his proper place… Read More
A tale of the Ipogot headhunters of the Northern Philippines, during the Spanish colonial era. Read More
This is a modern day adaptation of Babar, set in my hometown, New York City. Though I focus on Babar, I was strongly influenced by Rudyard Kipling’s poem the White Man’s Burden which revolves around the concepts of doling out control and a self righteous sense of importance that is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 04, 2007

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WHY DO WE GET TO BEAR THE PAIN OF THE WORLDS HATE? What have we done to be so treated?Are all in the western world too raceist to end this pain? Read More
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