religion

I am India Sidharth Vardhan Poem

I am India

I am Indiaa strange, absurd anomalya juxtaposition of contradictionsa single entity containing multitudesa nation of all religionsa nation without a religionand a nation beyond all religions a nation of all languagesand of shared silences between their wordsand of that sea of understanding, they all stream toward. A nation of pasts… Read More »I am India

Musical mirage sidharth vardhan short story 2

The Musical Mirage

1. No one has noticed it yet, that is except for Shradha herself but soon they all will. People will only notice it over time – as she will get more choosy with her dresses, want to see more movies, etc but those will only be more visible symptoms of… Read More »The Musical Mirage

sidharth vardhan god's bread

God’s Bread

“Only an animal worries all the time about the next meal.”  Naguib Mahfouz 1. How could he judge her? Who was he to judge her? Hadn’t she been patient enough? Mariah still remembered how she had lost her son, her only child, and even that only increased her faith –… Read More »God’s Bread

le gente sidharth vardhan

Le Gente

(First written as a parody reviewof Niccolò Machiavelli‘s ‘The Prince‘) I don’t know how come I never reviewed this one but recently I was visiting this friend of mine in south India, Pramod (yes, the one from Goodreads), when he showed me this not-so-popular smaller piece, allegedly written by the… Read More »Le Gente