Articles by: Aamir Qayoom

Gender in the Times of Global Sabbatical

Gender in the Times of Global Sabbatical

“I told you Shakespeare had a sister,  but She died young—alas, she never wrote a word. Now my belief is that this poet who never wrote a word lives in you and me, and in many other women who are not here tonight, for they are washing up the dishes and putting the children to bed”. Virginia Woolf A patient[Read More…]

April 25, 2020 Patriarchy
When Fountain of My Blood Stops, I will Tell God Everything. 

When Fountain of My Blood Stops, I will Tell God Everything. 

While watching vacuous memes of a person trying to kill the dullness of corona by his otiose attempts to scale the grass of his garden with comb and scissors.  I see a  drunken man walking the deserted road  spitting invective and cursing Corona. With whimsical goggling I also see a shopkeeper trying to fit a customer in a fuzzy circle[Read More…]

April 7, 2020 World