Friday, June 10, 2011

Preposterous

search
mornings internet
explorer

can hear
download music

do my duty
- upload

device
a relationship-

bunking
thoughts on chat

love tactfully
on skype

earn fameflakes
status updates

learn
a little
about
the Beatles

a lot
about sexual positions.

Google refreshes
me to me

wakefullness
multiplies
time into speed.

login

to father figures,

logout

of bedrooms.

distract
to books
to words
to parents
to fingers
to eyes

--Shivani Mutneja straddles between Delhi and Ghaziabad in a normal week. She teaches English Literature at Delhi University. She holds a degree in Cinema Studies from School of Arts & Aesthetics in JNU and is thinking about pursuing a PhD.

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