The best way to know the self is feeling oneself at the moments of reckoning. The feeling of being alone, just with your senses, may lead you to think more consciously. More and more of such moments may sensitize ‘you towards you’, towards others. We become regular with introspection and retrospection. We get ‘the’ gradual connect to the higher self we may name Spirituality or God or just a Humane Conscious. We tend to get a rhythm again in life. We need to learn the art of being lonely in crowd while being part of the crowd. A multitude of loneliness in mosaic of relations! One needs to feel it severally, with conscience, before making it a way of life. One needs to live several such lonely moments. One needs to live severallyalone.

Sunday 21 September 2014


Strange it was the way it came in
The first time when someone else
Had the journey within
The first feeling when it didn't need
Persuasion beyond first questions
But, strange were the days, for
To where the journey was destined
For, the change that couldn't be
Questioned beyond the answers
Left in a hangover of nothingness

The days of mad introspection
With moments of silent prayers
To let the light show the path again
But, strange were the days, for
The light couldn't go beyond
The journey so far
Strangely, with no questions further
The feeling remained strange thus
But now with a space of its own
And the strange realization of it.. 

©/IPR: Santosh Chaubey -