Adios!

“Uncertainty is the only certainty”, he observed.

I suppose in the end the whole of life becomes an act of letting go. But what always hurts the most…is not taking a moment to say goodbye”—Hope he did.

I was travelling on a speedy train ride, had dreams, plans, goals, was fully engaged in them. And suddenly someone taps on my shoulder. It’s the TC. Your destination is about to come. Please get down.” —Finally he surrendered,

Few lines dedicated to the one and only Irrfan Khan

The man who brought so much joy to the lives of people through his art par excellence.

Irffan Khan

क्यों रोती है ये धरती
क्यों रोता है ये आसमान
क्यों रोते हैं ये लोग
क्यों रोता है ये जहाँ

फिर मिलेंगे कभी कहीं किसी रोज़
कुछ पल हसने खेलने के लिए
फिर एक बार तेरा हाँथ थाम
मुस्कराने, ऐ ज़िन्दगी!

I-Zone

Do you guys remember the famous dialogue from the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots?

All is well, all is well! 

In the times of COVID-19, no better time to remind ourselves of,

All’s going to be well!

The world is indeed changing,

The very definition of normalcy is going for a toss,

So much of uncertainty,

And I admit it’s hard to cope up with these forced changes happening all around,

News hovering around the people falling sick or dying every day,

It kind of becomes depressing at times,

For the not so affluent, the workers, the times are even more challenging,

With them having to fight for the basic necessities of life, the very survival,

Moraine Lake in Banff National Park - Canada

Though

What keeps us all going is the hope that,

This too shall pass,

As Homo Sapiens, we all believe that we would not just disappear like Dinosaurs did,

What this situation does is to give us all time in the world to introspect,

On

Our lifestyle that we got so habituated to pursuing,

Our aspirations for which we almost forgot that we all are indeed a mortal species,

Our priorities in life, very well knowing that tomorrow we can die,

And

Make amends, aim being creating a sustainable future for the generations to come.

The only question being,

Are we all prepared to get out of the I-ZONE and think about the 8.4 Million species that exist with us on this planet Earth?

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