Wednesday, June 23, 2010

In defiance of convention...


In times when career, boss, girlfriend, multiplex, promotion, marriage, home loan should govern my world, I find time to get frustrated. Frustrated because everything and everyone around seem to be disturbing the natural order of things or rather what should be the natural order of things.

A random conversation with a friend went even more random, when she told me that I am man who is not ignorant which makes me see beyond the obvious and that I am humane which makes me identify injustice. However, she added that I am not an intellectual, so I act on what I see and don’t think and write and read before taking a tiny step.



Instead of giving me red cheeks and an inflated ego, that made me more frustrated. I don’t know if she was just playing with words or she meant everything she said. But may be she delicately put me in equilibrium of “To be or not to be”. 



I see people. People with biases, people with biases about people, people hating people, people hurting people. I manage to see various parallel worlds of agenda, propaganda, deceit, secrecy existing where things seem normal.

What do I do? Does the frustration fade away? Does everybody feel like me? Is this just my wandering impulse causing the entire stir?
Do I chase the dreams that have been fed to my eyes and conscience a trillion times… over the years? Is there too much at stake? Should I? Will I?

Should I break away any shackles and let my thoughts overwhelm me?

For now….we shall wait… trusting the firmness of the shackles.

4 comments:

  1. I can see the bridge of thoughts falling apart....

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  2. Sorry for the rhetoric with no rhythm, but this was the sequence in which the thoughts occurred to me. Friend!!! In a desperate situation like mine, the bridge of thoughts is likely to fall apart. No surprises there.

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  3. Nothing is desperate situation Mrinal. These are the different phases of life which everyone has to pass through. They only tend to make you stronger & build yourself.

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  4. U're right. Just wondering when is the beginning of the next phase of my life due? :)

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