As They Cave In — Amitav Chowdhury


Thoughts cave in; it’s futile to pull them back With taut muscles and wrecked brains Fragments of disillusioned emotions also surrender Once, only a flicker of a path was available Now the lights are dull; the temper of existence, tense The hope of crawling towards freedom with all might Something is not right in the […]

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Day 3. The Chairlifts and Caves of Budapest — Love Travelling


We woke to another bright, sunny morning and after a leisurely breakfast we set off for a ride on the Zugliget Chairlift in the Buda Hills. This chairlift is included in the Budapest Card, otherwise an adult return fare is HUF 1400. To get there we took Bus 291 from Nyugati Railway Station, the journey […]

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Cave — Poetry, Short Prose and Walking


When the guide turned out the lightThe darkness drove away the space.Without the stars to show the nightReality crashed in my face.Kentucky vanished, out of sight.This cave below became no place. Linked to dVerse Poetics where Anmol is hosting with the theme of geography. This poem tries to show what can happen to the sense […]

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Confusing terms in topology — Gaurish4Math


Following are some of the terms used in topology which have similar definition or literal English meanings: Convex set: A subset of is called convex1 , if it contains, along with any pair of its points , also the entire line segement joining the points. Star-convex set: A subset of is called star-convex if there […]

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Topology — method two madness


It was a wish, a tiny dream, a maybe, an if—I spoke of it, asked for it, looked for the opening– I even prayed (although not to that god painted on the ceilings of cathedrals)– but gradually, or perhaps suddenly–(how our memories deceive us)– it became unspoken, blurred, a footnote in time, filed away– I […]

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dVerse Poetics: On Geography — dVerse


“Geography is the key, the crucial accident of birth. A piece of protein could be a snail, a sea lion, or a systems analyst, but it had to start somewhere. This is not science; it is merely metaphor. And the landscape in which the protein “starts” shapes its end as surely as bowls shape water.” […]

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