Pre-covid times:Finding beauty in unlikely placesSeeking peace in unknown lands In covid times:Finding beauty in the warmth of the bedSeeking peace in the storytelling of books and motion picturesAnd then frantically searching for the related memes on social media
The mad twittering of magpiesWith their monochrome bosomsOh what a spectacle!To behold for many births So forget notAbout this miracle called life.
We will bask in such views again,But first we have to wade throughThese murky waters of pandemicLearn from the previous wavesAnd take all safety precautions.
Old picture from 2018In the erstwhile years, the empty country roads always invited me to sit & get clicked on them. Looks like I’ll have to sit on the floors of my home and surround myself with paintings of conifers to relish that feeling!
Open the petals of your heartAnd bloom like this yellow elder.
Are the greens over shadowing the bluesOr are the blues surreptitiously and purposefully not coming out?
My wild, untamed soulHidden beneath layers of silenceAnd strata of poiseCraved your inner tranquilityShrouded by your superficial savagery
When your presence makes the flowers come to life.
The twists and turnsOf the country roadsBeckon the travellerThe wanderer in countless souls.
We went to Shillong in the first week of September 2018 when it was raining heavily. Majority of our photos were in wet clothes or raincoats and taken through phone cameras only.But on the last day, the skies cleared and we could finally put our DSLRs to good use.