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Babyland
A translation of Laishram Samarendra’s poem of the same title, which was originally published in Khul Amagi Wari (1985) In the land of the baby Everybody is a baby All babies — emotionally and psychologically || The wooden water tap in the land of baby It h...
A translation of Laishram Samarendra’s poem of the same title, which was originally published in Khul Amagi Wari (1985) In the land of the baby Everybody is a baby All babies — emotionally and psychologically || The wooden wa...
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where would you end?
where would you among the missing pieces in a puzzle on the pages of a never-ending book you think you’re going to end? —wait for the fucking armymen hold back for the trigger-happy policemen put off for the person you love to destroy you? —everything is po...
where would you among the missing pieces in a puzzle on the pages of a never-ending book you think you’re going to end? —wait for the fucking armymen hold back for the trigger-happy policemen put off for the person you love t...
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Saolin Sam Koi Kakter Is Back: 56 ‘Types’ of Moustache
I started shaving when I was 15 borrowing my father’s razor because I saw some unnatural hairs growing on my face. My mother and sister told me—rather they scolded me and reasoned that it would rather make the facial hairs would grow longer! What was that s...
I started shaving when I was 15 borrowing my father’s razor because I saw some unnatural hairs growing on my face. My mother and sister told me—rather they scolded me and reasoned that it would rather make the facial hairs wo...
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on becoming objects
i’d consider there is no hope left in me and when I recollect each passing second of hopelessness and living for living’s sake the things are becoming objects the world is dividing itself up into objects things do seem to be what they are the world seems to...
i’d consider there is no hope left in me and when I recollect each passing second of hopelessness and living for living’s sake the things are becoming objects the world is dividing itself up into objects things do seem to be ...
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Type Freedom
Freedom typed in Adobe Garamond, CassandraTwo and Myriad Pro! Just realise the Independence Day is only a couple of days away. Yet what does it mean but merely a day in the bleakest parts of our history. Even if the political system claims to be free, sover...
Freedom typed in Adobe Garamond, CassandraTwo and Myriad Pro! Just realise the Independence Day is only a couple of days away. Yet what does it mean but merely a day in the bleakest parts of our history. Even if the political...
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A Shortened Version of the Memorandum on the Inner Line Permit System Submitted by JCILPS to the Chief Minister
Originally published as a press release by the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS), Manipur on 8 August 2015 and shortened for this blog Text courtesy: Epao The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) submitted a memorandum to ...
Originally published as a press release by the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS), Manipur on 8 August 2015 and shortened for this blog Text courtesy: Epao The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (...
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The Politics of Special Category
We do not have only military Special Powers acts but also enjoy the privilege of being in the special-category state under financial commissions of the union government. Special status is guaranteed by the Constitution of India through an Act passed by the ...
We do not have only military Special Powers acts but also enjoy the privilege of being in the special-category state under financial commissions of the union government. Special status is guaranteed by the Constitution of In...
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broken
like a vase thrown out on the concrete yard like china dishes fallen on a kitchen floor when the whole world turns against you all the solutions maybe lie in death like those of my dead father and dead grandfathers and dead uncles and dead friends maybe it ...
like a vase thrown out on the concrete yard like china dishes fallen on a kitchen floor when the whole world turns against you all the solutions maybe lie in death like those of my dead father and dead grandfathers and dead u...
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Haiku Laobiyu: A Series of Haiku Squeezed Out from Popular Rock & Roll Songs
Listed in order according to the name of the band/group/singer ANTI-FLAG : Hymn for the Dead The voice of the age: Please sing a hymn for the dead; In death we are one BAD RELIGION : Voice of God Is Government Neighbours, he loves you Voice of god is govern...
Listed in order according to the name of the band/group/singer ANTI-FLAG: Hymn for the Dead The voice of the age: Please sing a hymn for the dead; In death we are one BAD RELIGION: Voice of God Is Government Neighbours, h...
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Around My Hometown in an Alphabetical Order
Some of the terms I might have missed: Activists Anal-Becomes-Kuki Army Atingba/Asaaba Babupura Beef-Eating Fucking Hindus BOC Combing Operation Commando Contractor-Minister-Naharon Threesome Daktar, Enginiyaar & the Family Demand Letter EPL-IPL Watching, B...
Some of the terms I might have missed: Activists Anal-Becomes-Kuki Army Atingba/Asaaba Babupura Beef-Eating Fucking Hindus BOC Combing Operation Commando Contractor-Minister-Naharon Threesome Daktar, Enginiyaar & the Family D...
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Of Polo
A translated essay on the game of polo, originally known as sagol kaangjei that developed from the erstwhile kingdom of Manipur Image: Project Gutenberg THIS IS A TRANSLATION OF AN ESSAY SAGOL KAANGJEI BY WAHENGBAM YUMJAO, FROM THE PROSE COLLECTION WAARENG ...
A translated essay on the game of polo, originally known as sagol kaangjei that developed from the erstwhile kingdom of Manipur Image: Project Gutenberg THIS IS A TRANSLATION OF AN ESSAY SAGOL KAANGJEI BY WAHENGBAM YUMJAO, F...
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Design in the Time of War: Abstract Heart
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. — Blaise Pascal
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. —Blaise Pascal
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An avid blogger, he writes on highly individualised view of the world around him. You can find him on Google+ , Facebook and Twitter.
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Once I beat a big fat lion to shits.
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Anarchist portraits - Clifford Harper
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Everything you need to know about smart quotes, proper apostrophes, em dashes, en dashes, accented characters and more

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Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer
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Infographic: 10 Myths About Graphic Design – You The Designer
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Throughout the years graphic designers have tried to dispel the myths surrounding graphic design and …

Why the Oscars chose Birdman over Boyhood for Best Picture
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Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is clearly the superior film, but the Academy isn’t considering long-term trends or trying to make a statement.

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