The way she conveys about the human relationships and their emotional turmoil, the physical universe is vivid.
Even a pimple is a prison riot in the jail cells of idealized femininity!
They were coming to terms with erosion, how it changes the balance of a landscape. Perhaps it was something all parents and children undergo as they grow older. In this world, they could not inhabit a house together, in the old way. They could not be mother and daughter in that way again.
“How can you keep track of those old, old things?” ( asks Sagar ). Because it is the lot of mothers to remember what no one else cares to, Mrs. Dutta thinks. We are the keepers of the heart’s dusty corners.
Home. I turn the sound over on my tongue, trying to figure out the various tenses in which such a word might exist.
Invisible flowers spread greater fragrance. Home is where you move fluently through the dark
Ocean is nothing but water drop upon water drop.
When the taxi took off with a belch of black fumes, my mother moaned softly. It was an eerie, nonhuman sound. I felt it taking shape in my own throat, the way one wolf might as it watches another wolf howl.
When I choose anger, do I have to pay a price? I’ll reply with another question: Don’t we all have to pay; no matter what we choose?
बचपन में जो देखे थे सपनें
वह समय के साथ बह गए
अब कल जो देखे हैं सपनें
वह भी ख्वाब रह जायेंगे
क्या नहीं देखे सपनें ?
क्या जीवन सपनों के बिना अधूरा है ?
हर सांस अंत की शुरुवात है
आखरी सांस ही अंत है
कोई सांस का हिसाभ है?
सिर्फ कर्मो की निशांनी रह जाती है
वह भी कुछ सालों में कहीं गुम हो जाती है
शायद कुछ निशान रह जाते है
पर उनका भी मतलब बदल जाता है
फिर कर्म क्यों?
फिर जीतने की तमना क्यों?
In this article, Rohit Brijnath talks about loneliness in Tennis. In one paragraph, he writes about players looking up to their team for encouragement; that even a great player like Federer needs the support –
there is something poignant about sport wherein even the great poet in his winter needs reinforcement that he has not lost his way
You enter the house. The modern TV just sits there. Most people have it. All those who can afford have it. There are exceptions. Some don’t keep TV, maybe they strongly believe watching TV is waste. Of course, these days big flat TV is mounted on a wall. It is like an ornament adorning a wall. So, has TV become an essential household item?
What draws us to watching TV? Is it boredom which makes us watch TV to provide us with some succor? Those of us who have been watching TV since childhood, we just switch on everyday, like we do brushing, as a daily ritual.
What are alternatives to watching TV?
I feel internet is definitely providing a stiff challenge to TV. I wonder if some study has been done to find what percentage of people have shifted to internet for news, entertainment etc. I was surprised that one could watch Euro Football matches live on web. And, for knowledge seekers, internet is proving to be a great resource. But, the ownership of computers and internet is very low, especially in a country like India. Even broadband availability is poor.
Will TV ever become extinct?