Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash
---- Leonard Cohen
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Vikram Hazra, someone I have known, since he was a teenager, and someone who currently is a very versatile person doing lots of music, photography, writing, and work of the spiritual type, posted this photo on FB. I wonder what was going through his mind .
Here is what was going through mine :-)
(This is a photo of the Bandra -Worli Sea Link, that connects two suburbs of Bandra and Worli, in Mumbai, and is greatly used as a time saving route by folks going to and from work every day. One of Mumbai's first modern bridges, Mumbai folks are very proud of it, although they grudgingly pay the toll :-) )
(photograph by Vikram Hazra)
Two , firmly standing, so approachable from all angles, providing an anchoring space for wayward kids, older fellows, and a few unconcerned about which way to go in life.
They all clutch and hold on as these two, bear the weight of the sins of those who rush thoughtlessly in speed, and the mass of humanity trying to get on with the business of Mumbai living ......