Ike Khan’s Profile
|I had not previously read this book nor was I familiar with the work of R K Narayan until I was asked to narrate it as an audio-book for Listening Books. Krishna, an English teacher in the town of Malgudi, nagged by the feeling he's doing the wrong w ...more|
cure all ills.
Keep them close
to mop up spills.
for greater good.
Take them first,
Take them last,
Take them always,
Take them fast.
Lesser ev..." Read more of this chapter »
Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
by Blake Snyder
read in July, 2012
The 3 most important things for a movie are; story, story and story! No the book doesn't say that but everyone who understands film making does. Unfortunately that does not include the majority of the people within the industry.
This is a very straig ...more
"Grant unto me one day from myself and I shall conquer the world.
Deceive not me with soul flattering words for these bind me fast and tether me to my perennial past,
© Ike Khan"
"You stand with apt repose, perchance
To stray the eye with side-long glance
Yet such applied with innocence
Not to affect nor to entrance
The subtle gesture of the prow
The tacit promise to endow
Not grasping what nor knowing how
Yet countenance sh..." Read more of this chapter »
"Firstly I would like to thank you all for inviting me to speak to you today. Like many of you, I am the son of an economic migrant from Bangladesh and I came to this country with my parents in the early 70s. I was 5 years old at the time and I had..." Read more of this chapter »
"Lucidity, my once fine friend
Will storm ne’er end or skies be fair?
Will thoughts no longer follow me,
Will notions not return my stare?
Demon weavers loom against
The cambric of my reason;
Drape it o’er with heavy baize
To veil the breeze of final sea..." Read more of this chapter »
Purple Pills (Select)
1 chapters — updated Feb 26, 2013 12:22PMDescription: A cynical rhyme about pharmaceuticals.
1 chapters — updated Apr 18, 2012 04:40AMDescription: short poem
I See (Poetry)
1 chapters — updated Apr 18, 2012 04:39AMDescription: poem
Shah's speech (Religion & Spirituality)
1 chapters — updated Apr 18, 2012 04:38AMDescription: I got a phone call late one night from a friend of mine. He was in a state of panic and asked if I could help him. He needed a speech to deliver to a conference of the "Islamic Chamber of Commerce" to held in Chesham, UK. He was to support a prominent Member of European Parliament and he needed it to be good. Unfortunately he was too drunk to do it himself. Oh yes, and could I have it ready for the morning. Well, bleary eyed, I gave it my best shot. NB. the following commentary does not reflect the views and opinions of the author.
Lucidity (Poetry)More of Ike’s writing…
1 chapters — updated Apr 18, 2012 04:37AMDescription: A poem for and about my mother.
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