He looked at me twice; my specs sure got him confused. Not what I wanted but I did the same as I couldn’t recognize him without his cap either. We don’t know one another, we have no reason to. I know him by face; the driver calls him “Chotu” as I have heard many a times. I am just a frequent traveler in their bus. His concern is I pay the fare, mine is to reach my destination. Yet we wasted our trying to figure out one another’s appearance. That’s life, most times, utter waste of time, indulgence in the meaningless, sometimes its people other times mundane acts. Like what I had just done (created a profile in some social networking site) and got on the bus.
Sometimes indulgence is all one seeks I guess, anything will do, but the mind needs to be engaged .Especially when you can relate to a philosophical(if I may) line like this “Was life nothing more than a storm that constantly washed away what had been there a moment before, and left behind something barren and unrecognizable?” (The Memoirs of Geisha) So I was in between wanting the exams to get over and wanting it to last forever! “Exams over” would only mean that I had all time in the world to miss her. Hmm but I’m great despite this cloudy atmosphere today. Don’t really have time to waste but am enjoying my leisure reading “The Memoirs of the Geisha”. I’m halfway through the book but haven’t really understood why there was sooooooooooo much hype about the book. It’s good but nothing great about it?!? Or is there??
Books I never completed! 🙂
I got a similar feeling about “The Alchemist” .Liked it but isn’t the greatest book I have ever read for that matter. I think I am just incapable of understanding anything that is over hyped. Now, what if I said “Eleven Minutes” touched me more? A friend handed me the book making a rather unusual comment. He said “You are an innocent baby, read this and get enlightened” with a roar of laughter. If you are wondering what sort of enlightment he was talking about then this entry might turn into some porn discussion so find it for yourself .But in addition to that part ( some enlightment I must admit!) its a nice story about a girl with ambitions, dreams things I could relate too I guess. Especially like the page in the girl’s diary where she talks of a bird who is caged (best part actually) and a part where she states how desiring for something is better than the fulfillment of the desire itself. But again you might not enjoy it at all too, like me unable to understand the magic of Harry Potter!!?? (The secret is I haven’t even read the first part, I try to but the hype doesn’t attract me AT ALL).
I wasn’t planning to discuss books but I already did! Seems like the devil is ruling my senses at the moment. The devil’s workshop is my mind as I am in total leisure. No one to call, no place to go but a lot to look forward too. Something like a friend told me ” Aba sab dukha ka din gaye, sab ta sukhai sukha matra cha!” (All the bad days are gone; it’s all happiness from now on!) A strange conclusion to draw regarding how uncertain life actually is, but what the heck? She would have been happier than me if she were there, even so life has to go on. Still here’s to our happiness my friend. Miss you in a heartbeat….. hard to write anything without remembering you yaar….
And for the cause of excitement, will mention in the blogs to follow 😉 N here is my heartfelt Dommo Arigato Godaimas to Kali for yesterday’s afternoon. 🙂