Recently, one of my friends Piyush ‘Jayant’ Arora published his poetry’s book. The title of the book is Rang Leela.
When I received his email stating from these places I can buy the book –
I told him that I rarely read poetry out of my educational requirements. The title seems interesting I would like to read it. I got a copy this week. So, I started reading it from cover.
This was the first time I was reading a poet whom I can imagine as an individual. When I read Dharamvir Bharati (Andha yug) or Ramdhari Singh Dinkar (Kurukshetra), I always felt poets are super humans from a different world. Piyush is like me – he has done his engineering and an MBA. So I can think of a a human [not a super human writing].
The first thing I read in his book was back page cover.
[Hindi] ना खुशियों की बहार … आ गामो का दरिया है…
ज़िंदगी और कुछ नही… बस अपना अपना नज़रिया है…
[Translation] Life is all about our perspective and we all see it with our own lens. Our experiences and interactions fill in the color of the canvas of our lives.
When I was reading the good small poems I wrote to him about referring to some in my blogs. He readily agreed.
This week’s LBC (Loose Bloggers Consortium) title perfectly matches with Piyush’s perspective.
There is nothing right and nothing wrong. These are all our perspectives. Piyush’s poetry’s are also on the same. Another Poem I am referring here from his same book –
[Hindi] अगर सत्य से हमेश असत्य है हारा…
और सब कुछ होता सिर्फ़ गोरा या काला..
तो क्या अब तक बह रही होती यह धारा?
यह तुम्हारी हमारी विचारधारा.
[English – my words] If truth has always been triumphant over false… and everything is completely black and white… had there been a flow of different perspectives?
Everything is our mind game, a perspective. There is nothing right and wrong. Everything is just “IS”
This topic was suggested by Maria, for the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where currently nine of us write on the same topic every Friday. I hope that you enjoyed my contribution to that effort. The seven other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Ashok, gaelikaa, Lin, Maxi, Padmum, Ramana Uncleji, Shackman and The Old Fossil. Do drop in on their blogs and see what their take is on this week’s topic. Since some of them may post late, or not at all this week, do give some allowance for that too!