GloMag GloMagMay2019 - Page 313

Friends and strangers make finger-figures at each other on a screen between, and call it social media. And a bigger screen, the biggest escape. Release! Ventilator for lonely hearts, singing songs to hide their screams. The art of make-belief is the make-belief of Art. Shreekumar Varma: He is a poet, novelist, and playwright residing in Chennai, India. He is a full-time writer. He has contributed to various anthologies. He has received the R. K. Narayan Award for Creative Writing. 313