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. 

Poem: The Cat and the Lover

Motherfucker! That's what I'm labelled as because I kiss girls. I kiss girls whereas I should be kissing boys. I hold hands with my girlfriend who is clumsy and trips on road while wearing sneakers. Homo! Faggot! That's all I hear on the streets... 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 y... 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 the inside I lie down naked on the bed The linen is clean and fresh   I l... 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.

Short Story: The Other Woman

His words appeared so cold to her, and it hurt her badly. All she wanted was a mere acknowledgement of her existence in his life