Sunday, April 20, 2008

Differences

Being in a new place has you more alert to the nuances that you would otherwise miss due to habit. It is almost as if you get a new pair of eyes to look at the good ol' world. And it has been great.


On the surface I saw differences. It was easier to spot the differences. Isn't that what we are trained to do? Spot the difference. Grade the attributes. And assign values to them.


But…


Beyond all the barriers, the great divides, the differences, the gaps,

Beneath the surfaces, the appearances,


There is a bridge

There is the depth


On the other side

In the deep


There is a person

Just like me

5 comments:

Sophia Emmanuel said...

And yes...I am that person.

SandyCarlson said...

Welcome here! I hope you're having a nice time. This is a wonderful, perceptive piece. Thanks for taking the time to comment, Bungi! You're very kind (or should I say charitable?!)

--xh-- said...

yes..spotting teh difference, giving the values, and then with each passing day, taking everything in da stride... the life goes on...

The Mahathma said...

get a beer

The Mahathma said...

when r u coming back