Letters from Life

i want to do everything i want to do…and i really do


An Ode to No-thing

An Ode to No-thing It is, as it is not, It is not, while it is. The need is, while it feeds, When it isn’t fed, it isn’t. Invective is the conducive; Oh, nothing does Matter! As it always does. Castles in my memory, Fleeting sands of all. Pain out of pleasure, …pleasure of the vain. Dialectic with contradiction, Unity from opposition, Dialectic is while the Unity is. Dialectics are while […]

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Going gaga

Again a day with them And their wails Weakens me As much as them ails.   But now I am off to dream land And for this time of mine I pray the goodness thine,   Give me love…   Don’t stop me Don’t stop me Don’t protect me From yourself…   Just, give me love   #love  

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Bangkok Sept-Oct 2017 travelogue

  Starting to leave my ego behind   The crazy Frenchman:  We met in a bar in Bangkok and he insisted on being addressed as Olivié and not Oliver because his name has a beautiful fragrance of an olive. Olivié has been living in Thailand for more than ten years. He used expletives with France in our discussion, and we sort of got along well for an evening without agreeing on anything […]

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June 2017 – peace travel to Rishikesh

  The heatwave of June in Delhi and I went on an impromptu trip to Rishikesh (Hindi: ऋषिकेश , meaning ‘Lord of the Senses’). Rishikesh is one of the most revered holy places for Hindus in the Northern India and also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. And the June school-vacation had made the rush look like we are all running for gold. More so due to the […]

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Bob’s Mob

Once there was Mob, to which was offered a job. And there was also one Bob, who also got a job. Mob became the System, Bob became the Cog. After a certain while the System needs Rob, called Bob an old hog. Bob called the Mob, (which is now the System). But the System is organised and Bob is overpriced. As Mob is now the System, and System is the […]

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Choosing my Christmas Tree

Spoilt by choice. This the opinion of many parents of their children. Of the guilt that people of “the-haves” types own most of the time they buy something new or own a new idea of their own life. After watching a video about the problems that ‘Choice’ has created in our lives, it appears to the viewer that they would be better off with a much reduced number of choices […]

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Living on the edge

Yesterday, November 24, 2015, Turkish fighter planes shot down a Russian bomber over the militarised Syrian airspace. Turkey claims the Russian fighter violated its sovereign airspace, while Russian authorities contend that the fighter was within Syrian airspace. Details will follow in the media, but what does it mean for me. Well, not much but also something important. ‘Not much’ as Russia cannot really do much about it except to impose […]

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