Sufi poems of love, sung by Rajesh

Here a poem by Sufi Poet Amir Khusro (1253 – 1325) Oh Khusrau, the river of love Runs in strange directions. One who jumps into it drowns, And one who drowns, gets across. A post I did here a while back, ‘Freedom‘, was a song I composed as a framework for the voice of Rajesh […]


Jagging and splattering, spitting hissing the rain reminds me, ‘just because yesterday you were spaced out floating on soft autumnal mists dreaming of long journeys to far away friends, don’t go soft on me human. I’ll freeze your marrow come, walk out on the ice, let me show you all my faces as you slowly […]

Pluperfect Fred is Past tense now

The scene: You are a teacher of English as a second language.  You have covered the easier future and past tenses. Your students have already discovered that you’re mad. Now read on….   Pay attention students, for now I shall make sense of that confusing English treat, it’s the pluperfect tense. Not just, ‘over’, ‘done […]