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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Birth of Beauty with Dignity

Nothing was her choice,
she was assumed to be always nice.
No need to share her views,
all need to ear other’s cues.

Was lost in the whirl
where no path was open to her.
Her innocence was mistaken,
she was unnerved & inherently shaken.

Won’t imbibe the venom anymore,
won’t let prevail the domineer anymore.
Would confront the dossier encore,
would endeavour to reach the shore.

Stubbed out the surreal lackey,
came out with dignified beauty.
Has unmasked her defiance &
proclaimed to spearhead her conscience.

This poem has been written on the basis of given painting & has been selected to be published in an online magazine EI of Ekphrasis India.  :)

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Tresemme` Unstressed

There is a market of choice,
assuring the great spice
with jojoba, coconut, & oil.

My apprehensions a week ago,
Tresemme` unstressed in a single go
with bounty of lovely hairdo.

My tresses are more bouncy,
leaving scalp no more oily,
but with a mark of smiley. :)

With change in weather conditions, my hairs are prone to damage. Tresemme` frizz-prone shampoo pack from Indiblogger reached me during the apt period to go through an acid test.

I went through its You Tube channel link.  My hairs are straight & silky, so I chose this butterfly tail which is simple to tie and absolute stylish. You need to just tie a simple pony-tail. Bring your hands in center. Make a hole, and put your pony-tail into it. It’s just that much simple!

But, this hairdo didn't work with less volume. My apprehensions were in store, and I wanted to see the results. After using Tresemme`, within a week, my hairs gained volume. Also, my scalp was not anymore oily to leave stress on my face. And then, with this funky butterfly look, I was all there to get my friends’ attention. Yuppie! It worked.  

The only con where Tresemme` disappointed me is, it left my hairs less shiny. Need to work! 

Thursday, 18 April 2013

My First Encounter with Music

Do you remember your first favorite song? My first encounter with music came with the film “Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya”. I love its two tracks very much, “Meri saanson mein”, and “Koi jaane koi na jaane”. When I first saw this movie on television, and heard these songs, esp. first one, it made me sit and listen to the track like I was always an aesthete; and then I was introduced to my romantic nature. When my elder sister came to know my love for this song, she misunderstood it with my teenage- when every girl loves to be appreciated for her beauty, and when the second name of beauty was being entitled to “Aishwarya Rai”. Yes, I also fell in love with Remo Fernandez’ song: “Oh meri munni”.  ;)  When, once, in a classroom play, I revealed, “my favorite song is, “zara-2 bahekta hai” from RHTDM”, my friends took it as my love for the guy I was being teased for by them. At that time, I didn’t know if I love these singers, musicians, or lyricists!

I love each and every composition of “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara”, penned by Javed Akhtar. I love Farhan Akhtar’s élan, and his endeavors to make everyone fall in love with his husky voice. I love Shankar Mahadevan’s each song, and esp. ‘breathless’ one. I love the latest single of Indian beauty, “In My City”.  I love the charming Justin Bieber’s, “Baby”.   

If there is a discourse of music and songs, it’s inevitable to bring Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, and other legends on the table. At one point of time, I didn’t use to pay attention who was the artist backstage as they were usually, Lataji, Ashaji, Udit Narayan, and Alka Yagnik. When I came across K.K’s songs, I enquired & then praised, “What a terrific singer!” When I listened to the track of Agneepath, “Deva shree Ganesha”, I googled the lyricist behind it! The music of Barfi touched my soul.

I think I am confused, and if truth be told, I find every artist behind a lovely track great when it bears in my mind, heart, and soul. And yes, when the encounter is poor, I don’t want to arrest the perpetrators!

I don’t put my phone on silent mode ever, if the situation doesn't demand it. My food breathes great with music on the air. Music relaxes me when I had written something too serious to forget easily. I play a track in continuation until I feel it’s done. My (almost) all poems are rhythmic.  

I am little moody with my choice of songs. If it’s soothing one time, then it should be rocking or lyrical another time.

HP presents HP Connected Music service where consumers can enjoy their music anytime anywhere on their HP notebook. So, if your music tune changes with your mind, HP gives a solution.     

Let's fall in love with music all over again!   


Saturday, 13 April 2013

Life- A Telescope Part II

Either you get there
or just share the sphere.

When you are passionate about something,
it’s not an option to choose ‘anything’!

You might sound stubborn,
but patience is needed to bring a great turn.

If you get how to cope with screw,
Life is nothing, just a telescopic-view!