Annapurna Circuit Trek: Fairy Tale of Love with Nature

“Annapurna Circuit Trek: Fairy Tale of Love with Nature” is a compilation of unforgettable memories of my unconsummated love affair with nature. You can call it a travelogue, but it’s more than that. A traveller visits a place and returns, but I have not yet returned. Though my body has pulled my mind towards Delhi, but the memories well crystallized inside the mind are making it wander even now. I…

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Terrorism Is Better

Elsewhere I have failed to recognise terrorism on more occasions than one; so, do I fail here as well. The use of the word “terrorism” here is a mere reflection on the aspirations of the civilized society as it exists today. Yes, it expects terrorism in some form or the other. Till I am able to satisfy this requirement of the society with another better name, let it be. Of…


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Let’s Do Tandav (Author: Ankur Mutreja)

I have developed pimples in my feet treading on the difficult path of dharma and action. Now my feet tread only on the road less traveled, so let’s do Tandav. I have wept so much that tears have formed a smiling line on my countenance. Now tears on my face only produce laughter, so let’s do Tandav. I have slept more in day dreams than dreamed at night in slumber….


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I Have Work to Do (Author: Ankur Mutreja)

I have work to do. I am born, and I have to make the parents get my birth certificate. I am not a toddler anymore. I have to work hard to join a school. I have grown bigger. I have to workout, build muscles, get a partner and … I did it, but the real work starts now. I have to get a job. I have a job and am…


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Fly Like a Twitter (Author: Ankur Mutreja)

My friend, the sparrow, left after I joined 3G to Twitter. I didn’t recognize the breakup because the sparrow was also a Twitter. On the mountains, she joined again, where there was no Twitter. She was not a Twitter; it was Twitter who made her look like a Twitter. I took a selfie with her and tweeted it to make it known to Twitter. I invited her back home, but…


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Hypersonic Missile, I am (Author: Ankur Mutreja)

Sound, sound, make me sleep. Sleep my baby, I will play you a lullaby. Sound, sound, wake me up. Wake up boy, here is your alarm. Sound, sound, I am going jogging. Wait…I will also rock with you. Sound, sound, I wanna read a book. Ok…I will call nature. Sound, sound, I am going out on dinner. Jazz at my cost, handsome. Sound, sound, I am back home. Sound, sound,…


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Q&A with God (Author: Ankur Mutreja)

Me: Did you have sex before creating the world? God: With Whom? Me: Was there nobody? Why didn’t you create somebody? God: I need nobody. Me: Then why did you create everybody? God: To control. Me: To control what? The world or yourself? God: I don’t need any control. Me: Nobody ever challenged you? God: Who can challenge me? Me: Those whom you created. God: I will kill them if…


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The Intelligent Man Didn’t Understand It (Author: Ankur Mutreja)

The dog barked to show disapproval, the man petted him further more. The parrot parroted to mock fun, the man produced him as witness in court. The lizard scooted to escape unhurt, the man started collecting her tail. The monkey snatched food to claim his right, the man made him his forefather. The small cat adjusted with man with strength, the man started petting even bigger cats. The cow kicked…