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Wednesday, June 25
Good, Bad or Just Meant to Be...
The sun grabbed a cushion of billowing white clouds and
lazily opened one eye to the world. How would it be if he refused to get up and
follow his daily drill today?
Humans despised monotony, hell, he was a god more powerful
and free. But with great power comes great responsibility, as a famous movie
said. And he was all ready to take on all the duties that he was bestowed with
(hell, did he have a choice?)
She awoke with a groan, waking up early had never been easy
for her. But she had to, coz he needed to get up and get ready for work.
She was the proverbial black sheep, not good for the family
reputation and community, but she was what she was. And she had no intentions
of changing for anybody or anything. And yet, when she married the man of her
dreams (or so she believed), she had to lay down to rest some of her dreams and
She was prepared for it, she said. And everyone believed
her, since that is what she screamed she wanted. When someone raised a concern
about how much her life would change, she convinced hem (and herself) tha it
was all for the best…
She got him all that he wanted or desired. And that soon
turned against her, as he started devoting more time and attention to those
objects than to her. Such is life, when you try to fulfil the wishes of the one
you love, he starts loving those objects more than you yourself. And then he
claims, he never really wanted anything anyway, and that you have been an
obstacle in his achievements, personal and professional.
She wondered how and where she was going wrong. Was it wrong
to fulfil the wishes of the one you loved? Was it better to have him yearn and
wait for his dreams? Coz her sacrifices were going to waste either way. There
was absolutely no appreciation or thankfulness on any front.
She had always been independent, in thought and action,
financially and logically. Yet, her biggest failing was her emotional
dependency on the people that she loved. Him. More since they had committed to being each other's. And he either did not understand
that, or he enjoyed making her feel lonely and empty inside.
She was confident, and yet in some situations, she felt as naïve
as possibly Shashi (from her favorite Bollywood flick English Vinglish) on her
maiden trip to the US. Her husband, who prided himself on his many qualities
supported and loved her, and made her feel inadequate in turns. Making her hate
him and their relationship ever so often. Her confidence was not as great as she thought when he was involved in the situation.
But then, that’s how some things are… You think you know
what you want, and you struggle for it, and then you wonder if what you fought
for and achieved was really the best that you could have got. Can we be assured
of a better future if we refuse what is in front of us?
And what was in his heart...? Was it the same turmoil, or did he simply not care...???