Thursday, January 15, 2009

Now, I Move Up


I came back to consciousness when I felt the soft brushes of the escalator touching me over my jeans. I was standing on the stairs and they were ascending. The earth always moves; but I never sensed it before. How dumb I was! I kept on howling and repenting on my times of yore, when I was stagnant and everything else kept moving – in its own pace. Nothing stopped for me; none stopped for me. I wailed, when I found myself abandoned in life. I saw my people moving ahead and felt left out. I cried. I saw my life stuck in debris of faults, mistakes and losses. I stopped dreaming and I stopped craving for realizing them too. I had no aim in life. I lost all hopes.


This is when I met him – the man of my thoughts. He changed my life completely. He took me by my hands and led me into the world that constantly rotates and revolves. I no more expect people to stop for me and say a few words of praise. Now, I do whatever it takes to materialize my dreams and acquire everyone’s eulogy. How I wish to have met him earlier! He lifted me from the ashes as this escalator is lifting me to the next level. Today is the day I have been waiting for. Today is the day of triumph. I just need to reach the apex and step into a life where the escalators move up – only upwards!

5 comments:

  1. I'm making the rounds, re-reading each entry. It's not easy narrowing the entries down to five, but it'll be interesting seeing what Jason and the guest writers think. Good luck!

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  2. Thanks Kajal and Aviral ... 250 was the word limit ... keep visiting ...

    Thanks for the visit JR ... I saw the video in your blog - thanks for telling your story as well!

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  3. wow..u write beautifully...
    well i updated both my blogs n posted some old poems ...do have a look :-)

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