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Parvez Imam
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Filmmaker and multidisciplinary practitioner
Filmmaker and multidisciplinary practitioner

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Just learnt about the demolition of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan in Mumbai. This is where Dr. Ambedkar installed a press and a Library. Should that not have been a heritage to be preserved and be proud of? While the poem is triggered by this event, it rests on the so many other incidents across the world that rest on discrimination, hatred and fear. Please do read and spread. Thanks.

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We follow and follow, this or that. A new verse on the macro and the micro.

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Equality vs Equality
Equality (noun): The state of being equal, especially in status, rights or opportunities - Oxford Dictionary Equality (a noun turned abstract): A word that turns into a scary thought and an apparently impossible task for certain kind of people, the moment o...

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Recently found this journal, VOICES (Vol. 5 No. 2, October 2001) with an article I wrote then (15 years ago) on the hype created around IT uplifting the Health care etc.  Serves an apt reminder of how new words are thrown around to make us believe that thin...

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New entry on my blog... comments welcome. :)

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Darkness
You don't seem to understand When I say darkness is approaching When I try to light a lamp And keep the fire burning. The earth is round And maybe on your ground There is still some light But day turns into night We both know. It will envelope you too Just ...

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When logic fails, poems and songs may work.  Sharing a new entry on my blog, triggered by the recent communal events in the country.

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An Orbituary
Running through a busy street Chased by an armed mob I heard a deafening silence. The mob, I escaped Silence killed me. Parvez Imam October 2, 2015

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A new post on the blog. Read, comment...  :)

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The Veils We Carry
Another day, same routine Preset tasks, preset time Must groom, must clean Masters must be pleased In lieu of cash or kind… To survive another day, another week Or a month at the most To earn the bread And the roof above To earn to groom And continue The da...
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