Shiva performing Tandava , the cataclysmic prance , which heralds apocalypse much the same as the horn of Israpheel ( Raphael ) in Abrahamic mythology.Ganesh missing both tusks instead of just missing one , gods with hands hacked off , and Lakshmi with breasts hacked off. Clearly , the caves had been vandalized by invaders.
It all began with a trip to the Andaman and Nicobar islands which , apart from being a refreshing one , was also a purely imaginary one , for the event never actually took place.
In the halcyon days or yore , when short pants we wore …. (And this , unfortunately , is where the rhyme gives way)
and though he fought , with might and main,
Cassandra’s curse upon him ,was lain.
for none believed what he wrote and knew.
a saree unfurled
To sort things , the easy way out
He entered a bed and she too ,
“a connoisseur of fish , I may be called
for the whole Bay of Bengal , I’ve grilled and charred
and every nautical creature , the seven seas hold,
towers of them fish skulls , my shelf doth lard.”
“don’t you begin lecturing me now , I’ve brought you up since you scurried around the streets like mowgli in underpants and washed your godknowswhatwhat since the days you made your red underpants turn topaz …. …. …. “
The sister-love which had welled up on her birth soon withered away as we did all we could to get rid of her . Tried to get her married off to an ice cream vendor , a scrap dealer , even a bear , once .