Long time back, while in school we heard of the news of a person freed from prison stay of 27 years. The children brain was unable to comprehend how a person could be prisoned for so long. But the good thing was he survived the ordeal and walked out with a smile.
The rains were round the corner and since long we had not been to our sojourns. We had postponed the trips for last couple of months due to expected new arrival in my family and as soon as he was at home and started settling down, I thought of venturing out once again.
Today, as the Indian Cricket team was writing history by defeating Australia in third test in a row, some changes were happening in my life too. Something very pleasant.
विहगम, विहसते व्योन पे
चमकते चाँद के चरण-तल
तिल की तरह का तारा
कहा नभ ने, लगा काजल की कोर
हनु पे स्मितप्रभ शिशु को,
"हाय! नज़र ना लगे किसी की नेरे शशि को!"
It was after a break of 3 weeks that we got together to scale another height - only to find that half of the team was not available. But the enthusiasts persisted and we went ahead with our planning. Couple of guys chose to sleep with their phones switched off and the number plummeted even further.
Last six months the phrase has made rounds on the media more than any other. every political person went incessantly about beseeching supremacy of parliament and proving it otherwise in their actions. The most, the government. Anyone even remotely connected by the government, at the drop of his hat went into rhetoric of using the phrase.
उन आँखों से छलकती चमक
उस चेहरे पे फेली हुई दमक
खुले बिखरे घुंघराले वो बाल
दर्शाते मस्ती में बीते तीन साल
इतराते, बल खाते, ठुमकते पग
ज्यों मौज दौड रही हो रग-रग
वो स्नेहयुक्त उन्मुक्त आलिंगन
वो प्रेमसिक्त मीठा-सा चुंबन
supposedly to contain inflation