Lazy Designers and Their Wings

So I was designing some wings for an illustration for project. Thought I’d just snag some already available on Google Images, but something in me made we want to write this, going, “SHUT UP AND READ THIS!”

….Okay, inner voice. Okay.

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We’re All Nazis

I’m no expert in politics and economics. But what follows here is just my understanding of things and how I arrived to it.

Politics and Consumerism go hand in hand. No shit, right? I’m pretty sure everyone knew this was obvious. But to what extent this is the case might actually be far more horrifying than we give it credit for. And it goes far beyond the straightforward “buying and selling” of governments.

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Plume Creator — Redesign

A while back, trying to look for a good novel-writing solution for Ubuntu / Linux, I bumped into a software called Plume Creator. I quickly grew very fond of it, and decided to use it exclusively for most of my stories. Eventually, however, some ui quirks began to bother me, so I asked the developer if I could help design it better. Fortunately, he was open to it, and we began working with other testers, who also provided great UI feedback, to help make Plume better!

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Lament: Empathy Wasted

I’m not an empathetic person. I was never an empathetic person. But for some reason, I’m here.

To a lot of people, Empathy is nothing more than the ability to know what someone else might be feeling, and knowing what action may be appropriate at the moment. For some reason, I was never good at that. NEVER good at that.

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Time Travel Art Collab

It’s done. Whatever it was that you sought to create — an art project, poetry, writing, performance, etc. — it’s done! Finishing your project gives you a certain sense of accomplishment that’s unparalleled. You’ve worked hard on it, and you’ve come out with flying colors. You’re proud of what you’ve just built, and it might just stay with you forever.

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I Will Be Home

​A series of letters from the battlefield, from a soldier to his fiance waiting to hear from him again. ​

A performance piece from Pune Poetry Slam of August 2014. This poem was inspired by a letter from Gernot Knopp to Dorothy Bird, a heart-wrenching story which you can read about here.

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