Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Wake me up when October ends

There is this song that's playing in my head all the time these days.

I've changed a lil bit here and there. As always.

There was this blog I once stumbled upon. I thought it was quite sad and the tone way too bitchy for me to take. It all of a sudden makes more sense to me now, this blog.

My whole apartment is crowded with bad vibes that have to jostle each other to find space.

My posts have become wails. There was this anonymous person who said he/she didn't like any of my posts. That makes sense!

Recount value. That's my selling point. I'm sure one of these days that seem to touch eternity, I'll sit to an amused audience and recount my experiences. The tone would be just right. There wouldn't be a banshee in my head then.

Something good did happen here today though. I woke up and walked into my balcony looking for the buttery yellow sun. Misty sprays greeted me. It rained where I live today. A small quick shower that was soaked in almost before it touched the dusty grey earth.

I ran in to pick up my glasses.

Things aren't so bad. It still rains.


Blogger SnM said...

I notice, I'm the first one to comment. Can't be at a better time, too.

Its raining out here now. Very heavily. The golf-course inside our campus is making a nice pool with lots of streams running into it from all sides. Wish I had my camera with me... Its a feast to the eyes; the sight of droplets falling from the leaves, water drops joining to make a stream, streams joining hands to make a pool on the green grass... Its life everywhere.

2:34 AM  
Blogger Praveen said...

i wonder how you can live in that apartment( with so many bad vibes). Excellent lyrics in the song you linked up.

3:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that song's been playing in my mind as well...don't let those vibes get to you...stay as cheerful as you've always been :D
oh! and don't get 'carried away' by 'any' storm...you liking rain and all that! ;p

4:33 AM  
Blogger Poornima said...

Snm: Borrow a camera, take a pic(many pics) and send them to me!!!!

Praveen: There's a story behind that song. Try this .

Praveen, one just has to... live I mean!

Anon: Am clueless as to who this is! Cheerful as I've always been?! Lol! Ok! No storm's gonna carry me away... dontcha worry!

7:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yo! you dint figure moi comment...well! I shud rephrase...stay as cheerful as u've always been in front of me!! ;)

8:24 AM  
Blogger yesbob said...

some things one gets used to ...

12:06 PM  
Blogger SnM said...

Too late. Water has been drained out, and the sun is out shining again. Another day, may be...

Borrow a cam? Nay! I want to own a Nikon D70 or Canon digital Rebel one day...

Saw the book 'Chasing the monsoon' at Higginbothoms. Have you read it?

11:07 PM  
Blogger Poornima said...

Sharat: It was YOU! Lol!

Yesbob: Yeah- sometimes one gets used to not getting used to!

Snm: Nope, never read it. Missing reading Indian authors here I am.

7:41 AM  
Anonymous Reva said...

Its raining cats and dogs here! I am sure if you were here, you'll be among those few who wished it didnt stop ;) missing u da..

4:56 AM  
Blogger Poornima said...

Reva: I miss you so so so much! Waaahhhhhhhhhhh.......... Damn- it HAS to rain when I leave Chennai huh?

8:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As a joke I've heard, Ramadurai (CTO?? TCS)calling Air India(tata have major stake)and asking to send a A320 to chennai just to sent people for a project!!!

But out of my experience I can say you can find mallus anywhere.. literally any where in this world...can u expect to see a mallu in a village in a non english speaking european country.. yes u can...

Well Poornima..I have been reding this blog for long!! and you know me aswell!!! guess who??

7:34 AM  
Blogger Poornima said...

Anon: Well, I've heard the joke about the moon and a mallu there! Who's this? No clue...

7:30 AM  
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2:02 PM  
Blogger Poornima said...

Minati: Welcome and thank you.

6:27 PM  
Blogger kendi said...

hmmm... wake me up too :)

11:29 PM  
Blogger Amruth said...

Loved the last line.... Things aren't so bad. It still rains.

3:51 AM  

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