When a Musician Makes a Movie Without Songs

Vivekanand Selvaraj

(To CID Sivanandam)

                       

A bullet breaks the sound barrier in dawn’s shut-eye hour.

A smoking gun’s shadow boils hard on the white wall.

The protagonist hurtles down the rabbit hole only

to return as a ghost that dies again and again.

 

Scene 1: Question 1#

Choose the correct answer from the choices below. Rajan was killed

because he was:

 

a) an avaricious brother

b) an insensitive brother in law

c) a deserting womanizer

d) the envy of a carnally frustrated neighbour

 

More often than not, time holds the finger

pressing the trigger

On 11 October 1943

a Japanese bomb inscribed with Chennai’s name

sent a radio message on safe arrival

Madras 

                                    blackout

                                   

floods                                                   over and

………………….. out   

 

On a day like that

a traitor falls to his pathini

                                                but deshabhakthini

who would rather kill a husband        than let the country burn

 

e) none of the above

 

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