Literature

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Poem: Nath

“Poetry Is Possible” is a new poetry book by Vikram Kolmannskog. It is coloured by Vikram’s identity as a gay, spiritual, Indian-Norwegian man. 

Short Story: Did I Really Steal Her Guy?

“Bastard! You ass hole you have stolen the guy I was dating,” she yelled at me while I was talking to Srinath at my office canteen. All the people were staring at me. Both Srinath and I were perplexed as to why she was yelling and abusing me. “What ... Read More...

Poem: Coming Out

Thinking beyond my capabilities, Stop calling them as atrocities. Awaiting the news, I feared the worst and hoped for the best. Life was about to put my fami... Read More...

Poem: Saga of Breakup

Scratch me hard, let me bleed Show what all can be your wildest deed Pounce my chest, and lie abreast Treat on me, and enjoy your fest Dare not say that you love me Coz sunshines is what I hate to see Push it hard and drench me wet Am just a... Read More...

Poem: Taste and See

I have showered I feel like a bride My body is good No mirrors in my room No screens, no selfies, no scrolling I sense myself and the world from ... Read More...

Bengaluru’s Queer Book-Lovers get a Weekend Worth Remembering

Radio Active CR 90.4, in association with Namma Pride Bengaluru 2017, organised Queer Readings and Conversations – an effort to bring together Bengaluru’s queer community and allies, offer them a safe platform to express themselves, recite poems and discuss matters of queer existence through the passages from books they chose to read aloud.