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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Musings



I used to love life in the countryside. I loved solitude. And yet..I now prefer to stay in the city. The sound of the traffic, the noise and the glow of lights are a constant reminder to me of life in continuous motion. They keep my mind engaged, distracted. They leave no space to think.

The silence of the countryside, the solitude, scares me. It allows me to hear my own thoughts far too much.
So yes, I still do love the countryside..and yet...

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  1. I listen to the music of my mind...eternally mirroring thise moments unkind...
    your post reminds me a few line I wrote a few decades ago
    The blending of two conflicting waves of senses has generated an eddy of thoughts...offering no shore a surety....so elegantly expressed...very best

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    1. Thank you Saibal. I would love to read the post you wrote, do share the link 🙂

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    2. Yes, remembered first two lines of it that I started with while commenting....must be in one the dairy pages...will upload on blog once found

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  2. I sometimes prefer countryside as it relieves me from all the stress of a hectic life

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  3. String the right chord for me...beautiful expressions, Renu !

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    1. Thank you Lopamudra..you seem like a soul sister 🙂

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