I found this short but great poem somewhere which has impacted me profoundly. The beauty of the words captures my imagination and puts it on fire. I am not so much into poetry but this piece of work has made me stop in my tracks.
Unfortunately, I could not find its author.
Just 2 words for it – So Beautiful! Continue reading Freedom in the Sky
Why I fell in love with it after I watched it for the second time –
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. To quote from Whitman,”O me! O life!.. of the questions of those recurring; of the endless trains of faithless… of the cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?” Answer: that you are here; that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?
That was perhaps the best line. But it is only the beginning.
They’re not that different from you, are they? Same haircuts. Full of hormones, just like you. Invincible, just like you feel. The world is their oyster. They believe they’re destined for great things, just like many of you, their eyes are full of hope, just like you. Did they wait until it was too late to make from their lives even one iota of what they were capable? Because, you see gentlemen, these boys are now fertilizing daffodils. But if you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it? – – Carpe – – hear it? – – Carpe, carpe diem, seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary.
Its tagline SUPER AWESOME – “He was their inspiration. He made their lives extraordinary.”
It’s been more than a month since I realized that I haven’t posted anything worthwhile on my blog for some time. The reality is Standard XI along with coaching classes @ Prerna and managing school is really a hectic task, which I think the general public of this age bracket will agree. Continue reading Status Update