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Kamala Das’ THE RAIN

May 31, 2010

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Rain The Rain We left that old ungainly house When my dog died there, after The burial, after the rose Flowered twice, pulling it by its Roots and carting it with our books,Clothes and chairs in a hurry. We live in a new house now, And, the roofs do not leak, but, when It rains […]

Food for Thought

May 31, 2010

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Pic src:Food for Thought I have often been asked as to what my source of writing is. My spontaneous answer is, “I write whatever enters into the realm of my silly little mind and heart.” Having been confronted with question once again, I glanced within myself to look for a more satisfactory answer. Life has […]

Before the beginning of years….(Swinburne)

May 30, 2010

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Pic src: Flower in Desert A.C. Swinburne (1837-1909), a famous English poet, was known for his works like: ‘Atalanta in Claydon’ (1865), Poems and Ballads I (1866), Songs Before Sunrise (1871), ‘Poems and Ballads II (1878), ‘Tristram of Lyonesse’ (1882), ‘Poems and Ballads III’ (1889) and the novel ‘Lesbia Brandon (published posthumously). But my purpose […]

The Lessons of Life

May 28, 2010

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We all try to learn new lessons from our experiences – whether good or bad, each day teaches a new lesson. Each moment the life is new. But we try to keep on holding the reins of our past, even when the horse is gone. In the meanwhile, we miss hiring a new horse. This […]

The Wisdom

May 24, 2010

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Pic src: Serenity “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.” (‘The Serenity Prayer’ by Reinhold Niebuhr) If someone asked me whether it is Reinhold Niebuhr praying or I am, I would have definitely replied, “I am praying […]

Still there…

May 17, 2010

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Pic modified by: Amritbir Kaur Original source: Are you still there? This is not a regular post. It is just to remind my readers that I am still alive!!! Not to be seen very often on my blog these days but still there…with words stuck somewhere in my heart, sometimes refusing to come out and […]

A Pledge on this Mother’s day

May 9, 2010

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Pic src: Mother</a? Mother is one such person who can understand our silence and our thoughts even when we cannot speak as toddlers. But when we grow up we start grumbling, “You don’t know anything, you don’t understand me…” Do we mean that??? And if we really mean that…shame on us! We must think twice […]