Wednesday 11 January 2012

Being Human


I am trapped by being a woman,
I am trapped by being a Hindu,
I am trapped by being a North Indian, by being an Indian. 
I am trapped by being a journalist. 
I am trapped by being neurotic. 
But sometimes, the more I keep my eyes, mind and heart open 
I am freed by being human.

10 comments:

  1. I am trapped by seing these lines :)
    i comment my appreciations to relieve myself !
    DeePaK

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  2. After all these trappings, trying to be human is quite an endeavour and being human is quite an achievement.

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  3. Lots of things to trap, but we have to search go find what sets us free I think.

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  4. Good to realize that you are free. At the end of the day, it about freedom to be the human we desire to be.

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  5. Sanjana,

    Read 2 posts now. May 2012 be just the way you want it to be. Loss of pet is very sad and I can say so as we have faced it thrice. Both Jagjit Singh and Shammi Kapoor were class by themselves. I agree with you that we got to keep our mind and heart open to be human.

    Take care

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  6. Those are very heart touching and amazing lines by you. You are right its not whether one is a hindu, man, woman, or anything else for that matter, but if that person is human inside thats more than anything else.

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  7. trapped we all are till we open our mind.....nice one :)

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  8. loved your blog :) you should take out some time and update it more often :)

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