Articles by Girish Nambiar


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Anthropomorphic

Do you see the patterns on your hands, at your fingertips, Do you read the inroads and waving curves, the patterns of the earth, Inhabit your mind derelict relic of olden times, Moldy pyramid standing tall with the diamond eye, I want to see right through the sky into tomorrows yesterday Send me readings pulsating…

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(A very short essay on) The Meaning of Life, The Universe and Everything

In the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the penultimate moment that sets the entire trajectory of framework for the books’ completely insane ‘Alice in Wonderland in space’ concept of storytelling is when the super computer, fondly known as Deep Thought, finally deciphers the answer after several millennia of calculation. The answer to the question of…

Why, I, Are.

Fainting into the back of the room exchanging looks a ranting of gloom, pained and and hanging in the background setting the survivalists methods are all pending this doom, horizon is  an image of blue light breaking over hilltops, like clouds crashing as torrent of waves falling over in the sky, the roll is a…

The robot of practical love.

IT unfolds on all four sides like flaps on a cardboard cube, and from the center a sprout shoots out made of glinting silver and metallic gold craning high up into the clouds, its base is a platform that grows broad and spreads, its symmetry explodes in origamic conclave legs, the splinter at  center sends out a satellite shaped…

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What about drugs?

What about drugs?   I watched a TED talk commentary a week ago about the power of vulnerability. The speaker discussed the importance of showing ones vulnerable side to others, positing that such is an important step towards personal fulfillment and happiness. She added that in the modern world we tend to cover up this…