On Luck

“Luck” is very frequently used to describe the uncontrollable and the unpredictably favourable or unfavourable role that circumstances play in our lives.

Usually, a negative and contemptuous connotation is attached to the term. We often sneeringly remark how someone got an elusive job Continue reading “On Luck”

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On the year that was

I remember my school days when I used to actually realise that I have lived through a year. Maybe it was because we were supposed to write dates every day in our notebooks. That would probably have led to this sub-conscious realisation. Or maybe because I actually lived to experience each day. But now I unwittingly see years passing by Continue reading “On the year that was”

Unravelling the enchanting mystery of poems

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.

But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.

And miles to go before I sleep.

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening“, the magical creation of Robert Frost beautifully summarises the essence of human lives. Our heart is tempted at various junctures to devote ourselves entirely to pleasure, we wish to savour the beautiful moments for a little longer but the pressure of obligations is what keeps us going and that is how life is supposed to be.

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