Random Thoughts

When questions transcend this systemic reality, there will be clarity. Only if you are mindful and willing to believe in the transcendental. -Amitav Chowdhury Metaphors are not what you see; it is your honest imagination to create an imagery and translate it into diverse language. Spare the mundanity! -Amitav Chowdhury Brisk analysis is fatal! The words lose their values. -Amitav Chowdhury Don’t harm the words, … Continue reading Random Thoughts

Realisation

It might be a prudent realisation that one can decide not to read the extraneous thoughts appearing in a string of sentences. Eyes have to adjust to the lengthy pointless meandering, then the mind will have to deal with the exaggerations and tiredness of a language. One can only become adept at a simple translation of a complex metaphor. When thoughts arise, they come with … Continue reading Realisation

Nothing Unusual, But Disconcerting

Bones may not bear the thoughts of ancient times Growing up with a sense of lacking a tradition Adhering to so many images that were uncomfortable Temporal dreams gather and form a cloudy weather It becomes a reality- the senses also feel convenient Of accepting the ephemeral tradition, not of antiquity Contemporary thoughts deficient of timeless purpose Rushing to form an opinion, a complete meaning … Continue reading Nothing Unusual, But Disconcerting

Quietest Moments

  If not for the quietest moments The words would have escaped Surreptitious knocks on consciousness An unaware soul dreaming of missed opportunities Trying to kindle the pallor flame The world painted gloomily in mundane hues Staying away is not an escape Many perceptions create a hurdle Welcoming the words gracefully Inspiring the ink to flow with unbridled energy Silence is a guide and a … Continue reading Quietest Moments

Poetry and a Poet’s World

Poetry may not be ostentatious enough for many. The serious metaphors may weigh too heavily on the prevailing thoughts. A middling narrative has become so prominent and accepted that one cannot penetrate or break into the complexities. Is it a mere rhythm of familiar expressions or some sense of an acceptable and easily identifiable tone? I know that reality becomes more real when it is … Continue reading Poetry and a Poet’s World

Other Time

Consulting a watch interrupted by an evil time Once upon a time, the world resonated with it On arrival of darkness or light, it worked fine Shadows mesmerised by the sound of used time Oblivious of another reality that lurks around Some unknown age inches toward the world Transformation of an invisible reality happens On the deliberate chronology of eternal dreams Is it another world, … Continue reading Other Time

Ignoring The Relevance

Do we ignore life so much that the truth in writings feels uninteresting? Sometimes a piece of writing has to be hollowed out and filled with mundanity to appeal to the taste- as acquired over a period of time. It could be that life feels so burdened with everyday repetitiveness. Yes, mostly the routine, the lifecycle of thought, and the remnants of consequences stay longer … Continue reading Ignoring The Relevance