Category Archives: Wizardry of Words

Thoughts for another trip-around-the-sun…

This year gone by ain’t been a piece of cake Everyday’s a revolution Pull it together and it comes undone Just one more candle and a trip around the sun I’m just hanging’ on while this old world keeps spinning … Continue reading

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“Kuch kaha maine, kya tumne sunna…?”

Week: 01 Sep to 07 Sep For this week, a collection of some poems in the language originally written in…the beauty of words sans cold translation # A poem by Piyush Mishra~ ऐ उम्र ! कुछ कहा मैंनें, पर शायद … Continue reading

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# Day 360 (My perspective or yours??)

A verse for our times~~ If you criticise me, it’s your freedom of speech If i criticise you, it’s my Intolerance If you judge me, you are Enlightened If i judge you, i am Prejudiced If you question my faith, … Continue reading

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# Day 359 (i celebrate myself ~)

“i celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what i assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you…” These are lines from the American poet Walt Whitman’s magnum ~”Songs of Myself”~ lines that fascinate … Continue reading

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# Day 358 (Reconciling opposites…)

The droll humour of an Ogden Nash composition will put a smile on your face always! Every married couple would relate to this— I Do, I Will, I Have How wise I am to have instructed the butler to instruct … Continue reading

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# Day 356 (Conference humour)

A poem shared by a colleague expressing sentiments which many stuck in meetings, conferences and such like gatherings may find amusing ~ The Seminar There sat the learned, like rows of soda-water bottles awaiting their turn to be drunk, and … Continue reading

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# Day 345 (Remembering our poet laureate…)

He is the Bengali polymath who “reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with contextual modernism”~ India’s grand old man of letters, Rabindranath Tagore (see my blog post # Day 152). Today is his 155th birth anniversary. … Continue reading

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