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शिकवा

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किसी मशहूर शायर ने कहा
“मैं भी मुंह में जबान रखता हूँ
कोई पूछे की माजरा क्या है.”
Methinks’

सब हैं अपनी सुनाने को बेताब यहाँ
किससे पूछे कोई कि माजरा है क्या
अपने गम से ही सब है मारे हुए
तेरे गम की खबर रखे कोई क्या
रोजी रोटी की खातिर बस गए सब यहाँ और वहां
किसी को किसी का आसरा   है क्या
भूले बिसरे जो याद करले कोई
उसीका शुक्रिया कर शिकवा करना क्या

Peace

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Peace comes to those who let others live in peace.

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Fate

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Life is unpredictable
Future is uncertainty
In the path of your life
Your fate you will meet
Which will savor you as a treat

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Schadenfreude

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Prompts for the Promptless – Ep. 3 – Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude is pleasure derived from the misfortune of others. An English expression with a similar meaning is a Roman holiday, a metaphor from the poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage by George Gordon, Lord Byron, where a gladiator in Ancient Rome expects to be “butchered to make a Roman holiday” while the audience would take pleasure from watching his suffering

( opposite word- mudita, “sympathetic joy” or “happiness in another’s good fortune,” is cited as an example of the opposite of schadenfreude.)

Whenever I watch DISCOVERY CHANNEL or National Geography Channel and come across films on lions, tigers, or other carnivorous animal hunting deer, antelopes, or other lovely animals. Then enjoying watching these films seems to me as if I’m a Schadenfreude. Or, when we pluck flowers to decorate our homes aren’t we getting pleasure from their pain.

Some people get pleasure from, pigeon fights, cockfights, and bullfights, and to me getting pleasure from boxing and wrestling is also indulging in the Schadenfreude act. there are several examples of this. Some people get pleasure in being cruel to others, terrorizing others, killing, raping, or other heinous crimes.

In communal riots, I have watched people killing, beating, and burning alive people of other communities and enjoying. It was so a devilish act.

Sometimes senior students in the name ragging do inhumane behavior with junior students and enjoy their activities.

Some people enjoy wealth earned by selling spurious milk, medicine, food items, etc. They enjoy while others suffer from their actions.

In every country, we can find some examples of the Schadenfreude act.

Silence is golden- sometimes

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Why it is that
foolish people are compared with donkey
and not with
cow, zebra, giraffe or monkey
methinks,
the answer is simple
as you may say
both don’t know
when to keep mum and when to bray.
( No offense intended for donkeys, they are lovely and hard-working. They are just stubborn, single-minded and will go to extreme lengths to get what they want, especially when someone indicates “No, you can’t have this. “)

Love

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What love is all about ?

methinks,

It is easy communication,

togetherness,

and comfortable interaction,

as do the pups,

with their snout.

 

 

 

 

 

A thought for Corncob

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When roasted on slow fire

Rubbed with butter or lemon and salt

It is a delightful food to savor

So serve it to the person who is hungry and

relishes it with fervor

Than to a person who eats it without gratitude

As if doing it a favor

Soma, this is for you.

Haiku-Love

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Strange are the ways of love

We pray to set free 

Whom we love dearly

SOLITUDE

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Standing all alone

a forlorn stump

bereaved of all the leaves

amidst thousands of people,

city, full of crows and ever fighting magpies,

birds, fellow trees, sparrows

I miss

friends, near and dear ones,

gone

Solitude is a curse or bliss.

‘Indira’

haiku-Appreciation

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Appreciation

A rewarding exercise

Do and get reward

( I don’t know whether this is Haiku or not but it’s fun to write)

Ongoing Whimsy

be all you can be

The Reticulum

Ruminations on networks

Light Motifs II

Paula Light's Writing Site | The Classic Edition

NobbinBlog

A place for the writings of Nobbinmaug, the man with the beard and magic cane.

Writer Ravenclaw

Books by author Diana Coombes

Moonwashed Musings

bemused razzle-dazzle

Reena Saxena

Experiments in Creative Writing, and more ....

lifelessons - a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

Reflections on Life through poetry, essays and photos

Cee's Photo Challenges

Teaching the art of composition for photography.

Mindfills

Getting lost is not a waste of time

Only 100 Words

a 100-word story every day

Keep it alive

A look at life, achieving good physical and mental health and happiness

Quaint Revival

quirks, quips & photo clicks

Poetry and Prose of Ken Hume

Engaging in some lyrical athletics whilst painting pictures with words and pounding the pavement. I run; blog; write poetry; chase after my kids & drink coffee.

Half earth, half sky

Sui generis👸

Cognac Project

Healing CPTSD with Poetry and Photography

michnavs

Poetry by Mich

Ongoing Whimsy

be all you can be

The Reticulum

Ruminations on networks

Light Motifs II

Paula Light's Writing Site | The Classic Edition

NobbinBlog

A place for the writings of Nobbinmaug, the man with the beard and magic cane.

Writer Ravenclaw

Books by author Diana Coombes

Moonwashed Musings

bemused razzle-dazzle

Reena Saxena

Experiments in Creative Writing, and more ....

lifelessons - a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

Reflections on Life through poetry, essays and photos

Cee's Photo Challenges

Teaching the art of composition for photography.

Mindfills

Getting lost is not a waste of time

Only 100 Words

a 100-word story every day

Keep it alive

A look at life, achieving good physical and mental health and happiness

Quaint Revival

quirks, quips & photo clicks

Poetry and Prose of Ken Hume

Engaging in some lyrical athletics whilst painting pictures with words and pounding the pavement. I run; blog; write poetry; chase after my kids & drink coffee.

Half earth, half sky

Sui generis👸

Cognac Project

Healing CPTSD with Poetry and Photography

michnavs

Poetry by Mich

Ongoing Whimsy

be all you can be

The Reticulum

Ruminations on networks

Light Motifs II

Paula Light's Writing Site | The Classic Edition

NobbinBlog

A place for the writings of Nobbinmaug, the man with the beard and magic cane.

Writer Ravenclaw

Books by author Diana Coombes

Moonwashed Musings

bemused razzle-dazzle

Reena Saxena

Experiments in Creative Writing, and more ....

lifelessons - a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

Reflections on Life through poetry, essays and photos

Cee's Photo Challenges

Teaching the art of composition for photography.

Mindfills

Getting lost is not a waste of time