“Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others… for the countless unknown souls with whose fate we do connect by a bond of sympathy. Many times a day, I realize how much my outer and inner life is built upon the labours of people, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received”. – Albert Einstein Continue reading
There are times I stare at the horizon
I throw questions at the Universe
The more I search for answers
The deeper life confounds me
And I’m humbled by her mysterious posture.
I wonder about birth
And I wonder about death Continue reading
I keep waking up at dawn
And I keep walking and wandering
I keep inhaling and exhaling
And I keep falling sick and getting well again
I keep singing and dancing
And I keep crying and mourning Continue reading
I alighted from the car feeling devastated
It was a gruelling seven hours drive from the city
The whole compound looked doleful
The gloomy atmosphere was palpable Continue reading
And the lady died.
Could it be a strange coincidence that she died on her birthday? I am yet to understand this phenomenon which happens occasionally in the passage of time.
Not just that she died. She died under very strange circumstances. She was a sister to a friend. A tear dropped from my eyes as I read her obituary on my Facebook Newsfeed three days ago. Continue reading
Alone, drenched in my swirling waves of thoughts
I stared deeply into the horizon
The strangeness of dawn Continue reading