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India Diary – Poetic Musings

November 9, 2017 | By

A bunch of short poetic musings about the poet’s homeland, India. Rudrodip Majumdar, a PhD in Nuclear Engineering is an avid blogger and poet.

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Suddenly came from nowhere,
the pitch dark clouds.
It had gestated the
“much awaited rains” for long.
For me ,
Waited a feel-good journey by a local train in India,
The unique thirst-quenching scent of soil
after the rain-drops hit the ground ,
The pleasant moist breeze….
The awesomeness never ceases
in my hometown, in my own world –
The very much known world.

(II)

The dust lying at the bottom of the earthen pot,
the burnt clay that did not adhere to the wall very well ,
and came off to swim, to travel,

The wax that came down to the base of the cup,
in which the vermilion candle was lit,
created a new candle.

are all very much integral parts of the hot tea served.
Altogether they satiate the soul of the drinker,
who pays attention to this small life, and
takes time to drink the same to the lees.

(III)

The wax that came down to the base of the cup,
in which the vermilion candle was lit,
created a new candle.
Just like the life itself,
the light giver re-solidified
with time.

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Dr. Rudrodip Majumdar holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA. Currently he is teaching and conducting research at IIT Bombay. Rudrodip takes great interest in Wildlife Conservation, Indian Classical Music, Creative Writing and Nature Photography. Rudrodip writes in Bengali, English and sometimes in Hindi as well. He usually writes in his pen name 'Anand Sehgal' that represents Joie de vivre. He has got his poetry published in bi-monthly literary magazine The Larcenist. His work has been also published in the debut issue of the literary magazine Foxtrot Uniform after winning 6th position in an online contest. His work has won position in Wuji International online poetry contest twice. He has two independent blogs and contributes in online Bengali blogging platform titled Chorjapod regularly. He has published in several Bengali magazines like Obokash, Shatadal, Melbandhan (a magazine for Bengali Diaspora living world-wide). He is also planning to launch a trilingual blogazine in near future. Rudrodip is an ardent fan of Kishore Kumar, R.D. Burman, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi and Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma.
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Restricted patterns of thoughts penetrate our efforts and constrain our existence which stops our development. Phases in our life are like the plateaus (highlands), the steps towards success.  We should not remain on the steps; to progress, we must go beyond them.<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->
Restricted patterns of thoughts penetrate our efforts and constrain our existence which stops our development. Phases in our life are like the plateaus (highlands), the steps towards success. We should not remain on the steps; to progress, we must go beyond them.