League of Fandoms: আঁTales || A Review

#LeOFa has well and truly taken off, and C’est la vie the blogging partner is as proud as Punch. On Thursday the 23rd of June 2016, #LeOFa held its Lit Meet. The brain child of Urvashi Mukherjee, it was quite possibly the first Lit Meet in the city to combine a Quiz, a Debate and…

League of Fandoms: Clash of Titans || A Review

On the 11th of June, 2016, Kolkata witnessed a Clash of the Titans, as League of Fandoms Kolkata 2016, organized by its eponymous parent community and DESIGNZLIFE, landed in the city. And what a start it was. Sparking off the LeOFa festivities with a bang, here’s a snap recap of what went down at Clash…

Performance Poetry in Kolkata: A Review

As you all remember, on the 23rd of April 2016, Performance Poetry, Kolkata held their first event: Jukebox 2016. C’est la vie , then busy doing a bunk on the beaches of Puri, had supported  the event with all the love and admiration our little hearts could hold. Crouching beneath the benevolent indulgence of our resident slam-savants Ekalavya Chaudhuri…

Performance Poetry in Kolkata

Event: Jukebox 2016 Date: 23rd April 2016, Saturday. 12 pm onwards. Venue: Payamanti Complex, Kolkata: 107. Organizers: Performance Poetry Kolkata The untiring oompa loompas behind Performance Poetry Kolkata are back at it again with the innovative events to get the poetry lovers of Kolkata up and about. C’est la vie, along with Saintbrush , The…

The Doodle Project: Everything

WORDS i am the golden sun falling dappled outside your window, sliding over your walls your sofa your cheek your lips playing with your tendril legs weaving through your skin If I can’t be with you i am the impatient wind running through your hair your clothes the prodigal breath returning to your mouth the…

The Doodle Project: Shadow

WORDS   sometimes I wake up in the morning and I have to move carefully around a pregnant figure standing in a corner  a veiled Shadow that stands and watches out of the corner of my eye I see it still in the darkest corner of the darkest room it never moves, it only stands…

The Doodle Project: Dreams

WORDS all I want is a twilight under the stars strung on a pole fire on my tongue fire in my throat fire in my bones when the city lights twinkle on i’ll be happy and drink them in when blurred cars move soundlessly across smooth broad ways the wind will weave my hair back…

The Doodle Project: Holi

WORDS the day we wore galaxies, the sun rained upon us golden-glowing bodieswovearoundus, dancing reds, blues, greens, yellows flashes of white gleamed near the stained mouths as clouds swirled, trees, swirled, the water from the lake rose up and crashed down, the buildings danced we sat under a dribbling sky, drinking laughter, drinking youth drinking…