Thursday, October 29

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Punjab Da Pind
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Punjab Da Pind

To go or not to go was the dilemma, to celebrate the end or a new beginning was the dilemma so I wandered along the noisy highway a bit off the city in a quaint little grove , the milestone outside the gate said Punjab da Pind ....6 Km and I carried on. Oh! Should I take an auto rickshaw which was right at the gate... forget it, With every inch of the village decorated with earthly artefacts, air resonating the cheerful welcome of a festive invite and sky covered with colourful flags that made my senses light, I thought I would prefer to walk and so I did. I walked through the facade of togetherness, through the mix of faces some familiar a few unknown but definitely my own, a few old hat guffawed  while others greeted graciously. Dressed in their glamorous best they all sang and danc...
Reunion Of Stars
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Reunion Of Stars

30000 ft above sea level where the clear blue sky diffluences  into the infinite, afloat in a 400 ton aircraft, I am sinking. Sinking into the ocean of faces. Faces which until two days ago were only remnants of facial impression their body and souls blurred by the dust of twenty years. Having almost lost their identity, they were floating like zombies in the darkness of my past. But suddenly in a matter of just 24 hours they had all come alive, every souls with full body and facial features. Batch mates turning into zombies and bouncing back as soul mates. “Oh my goodness what was that!…Reunion of stars” Yes they were not zombies actually they all were stars twinkling in far away galaxies who had come together on 19th December 2015 to create the biggest astronomical event …...