Why are we so obsessed with the thoughts of the people we don’t care for or don’t like ?
Are we so insecure that we have to pull them down constantly, repeatedly to show ourselves or our favoured favourites in shining light ?
Agar hum unhen nahee chahte, to unka jikr kyun karte hain ?
We tend to mention them more often than the people whom we like, we love.
Everyone sooner or later reaches his/her level of incompetence. Each to his own ! So why ca’nt we leave them alone ?
We relentlessly deride n ridicule some people… may be due to our personal prejudices, political affiliations, or socio- cultural inclinations…whatever. We become judgmental, pass sarcastic remarks, forward uncomplimentary n derogatory (often false n ridiculous) forwards, and generally pull the person down with childish (perhaps malicious) glee..at times with the intent to malign, and at times unthinkingly….without any thought, without any application of mind..becoming victims of herd mentality.
But to what purpose ?
We only manage to be counter-productive….by our obsessive behaviour we succeed in embedding n implanting this person’s memory in the minds of one n sundry. We don’t allow the person to fade away…gracefully or even ungracefully….. we bring his presence in sharp focus time n again !
While fuelling the person’s unpopularity, we forget unpopularity is also a form of popularity. End of the day, willy-nilly we end up serving his purpose. As Oscar Wilde famously said: “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about” !
I looked in the mirror
and saw a stranger !
Who are you ?
” I was ” !
When we visit a restaurant alone, we are faced with the dilemma…what to order and how much. Whatever we order, even if only one dish, a lot of food is wasted because the quantity is too much for one person to consume. To avoid such criminal wastage I have been suggesting all sorts of eateries to offer “half plate” of the dishes on their menu. For this half (50%) plate they can charge…. say 60%, and earn extra 10% in the process. It’s a win- win solution for all……..the customer pays for what he really consumes, the eatery earns additional 10%, and national wastage is avoided. So my friends, please recommend this to the decision makers in all the eating joints you visit and do circulate this thought widely.
To hide their own guilty conscious,
some of those who pen poetry about pain…and complain of hurt, n insults n such,
are actually the ones who indulge in betrayal, cheating, deceit, fraud and treachery….
by faking…by ingenious lies.
Hypocrisy comes naturally to them !
But as Oscar Wilde said:
“the secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived.”
O LIFE HOW YOU SEDUCE ME…
I LUST FOR YOU OR YOU LUST FOR ME ?
O voluptuous, sensuous life,
You suck me in your beautiful body, you devour me in your exuberant soul !
Your sights n smells, sounds n scents so exciting….
Your contours n curves, crannies n crevices so enticing…..
You engulf me like flames of forest fire !
You embrace me n kiss me with primal passion…
You dance in me and i dance inside you … with joy unbound n exhilaration….
A particle in whirlwind gyrating with gay abandon…..
O Life You inflame decadent desire !
O Life you tempt with hedonistic pleasure !
I swim in your waters, I dive in the depths of your valleys…
I climb your hills, I fathom your forests of lilys…
Life… you enthrall, you invigorate !
Life…you invite, you intoxicate !
Life….you energize, you stimulate !
You attract, you addict, you attack, you arrest !
You call, You seek, you beckon, you challenge !
O alluring fascinating Life, You charm me out of my wits,
I am eternally thirsty to drink the love-poison from your lips !
O Life you lure, you hunt, you thrill…. n you kill….
And like a woman wily n wanton, you spoil !
Life dear, You enter my soul n my soul enters you to meet, merge n mate,
And how I cherish n our tempestuous relationship I celebrate !
OH LIFE HOW YOU SEDUCE ME….
I LUST FOR YOU AND YOU LUST FOR ME…
Hello friends. I am Niru Sarawgi. Through my blog i wish to share my thoughts about Life…….Life which is a rich canvass, a vibrant tapestry of infinite emotions n feelings having myriad colours, shades n hues…..scenes, scents n sounds…..overpowering the senses…filling the soul….drowning the very being !
I wish all of you a very happy and fulfilling new year.
My next blog is my first attempt at poetry on Seduction by Life. Hoping you will enjoy.
This is the post excerpt.
WELCOME TO MY WORDS-WORLD !
To Learn….To Unlearn,
To Know…..To Ignore,
To Remember….To Forget.
To Explore Beyond…To Search Within !
Through my blog i wish to share my thoughts about Life…….Life which is a rich canvass, a vibrant tapestry of infinite emotions n feelings having myriad colours, shades n hues…..scenes, scents n sounds…..overpowering the senses…filling the soul….drowning the very being !
My writings also reflect me, my identity, my character, the essence of which is captured so beautifully in these lines of Henry David Thoreau:
“….to front only the essential facts of life, and see if i could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when i came to die, discover that i had not lived.
….to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life…to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms. “
The picture i present here is both..the Sunset and the Sunrise…and everything else in-between that you can imagine! Same with my writings. To put it succinctly through this modified quote:
“There are things said and there are things unsaid, and in between are the doors of perception”
Hope you will enjoy the adventures and the flavours.
Keep coming back for more !