Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Memory in My Pocket

I found a memory folded in a paper. I read it and it hit me. The memory was not meant to meet me. It was draped with words that were very loud. Terse and cold. It said ‘I am leaving you…forever’ with the initials Rosie.K. I wondered how the person for whom this memory was meant to be dealt with it. Naively I searched around for Rosie.K but the wind made my eyes wet instead. I read and re-read the memory as if it would reveal some more of it through magical words. Why does memories always make us halt, lying to us that we can play with time, even reverse it?

I folded the memory again and kept it in my jacket’s pocket.

It tickles me whenever it feels like making me unfold it every single time.

Monday, 10 June 2013

Common Puzzle

This happens every time without any exception. In my mind I am all set to study, I assure myself that today I’ll finish the topic I started few days back. No dragging the subject or dreaming about my success that will outshine others. Or thinking about friends and the golden time spent with them. With such a hope I sit and open my books. Soon the evil forces put their plan to action against me and the funny thing is that their plan is always the same; and then I shout, ‘Where is my pen?’

I don’t know how but I always misplace my pen and then I can’t find it. Behind the books, under the table, on the chair…where!!! I feel like Oompa Loompas are assigned this job to first hide the pen and then reveal it sitting in a most silly and obvious place. All this breaks my concentration and I again find myself incapable of completing my goal. Sometimes I keep my calm but mostly I foolishly complain.

My friend said that same happens with her, especially during the exam days. One thing or the other comes up to distract us- the sincere ones. And then we laugh on our brazenness. So anyways, this is a puzzle shared by all, I guess. What do you say?

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