Pooja Krishna H. A., II Year B. A., English

On cyclones

Outside, the wind howled; an indication of the power of nature.
Inside, the woman howled; an indication of the power of man.

On Jallikattu

‘Ban PETA!’ the people of TN protested.
‘Ban Jallikattu!’ the animal activists protested.
No one bothered to ask the bulls’ opinion.

On the American Presidential Elections of 2016

In despising him, they displayed a unity that wasn’t there while electing him.

On Brexit                            

United for the cause of falling apart, they were divided when the time came to make a stand.

On the attack in Orlando

One man. Two guns. Three hour stand-off.
One prejudice causing too many deaths of the third sex.