Today I complete 77000 photo blogs in 24 months at Flickr.
I thank all of you for making it possible..with your advice suggestions and comments.
I dedicate this post to my mentor Dr Glenn Losack MD..and am happy that he has a Pro Flickr account to showcase the brilliance of his work..We both shoot Pain..as it pierces the human soul, relentlessly in one form or the other.
At Blogspot I would have been sodomized by Word Verification for being a positive Spam..
I Dont Shoot Flowers !, originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1. This is a personal poem of pain, and has nothing to do with photographers my friends or otherwise who shoot flowers , its my general angst against the back drop of the little kids I shoot at traffic signals , so dont read it as a personal attack into your genre of photography..nor do I belittle what you shoot , its your prerogative as shooting pain is my prerogative I thought this disclaimer essential to the inner dark depths of my poem..
The only person who thinks like me on this is Dr Glenn Losack MD ..we arent slinging mud either ..
I dont shoot flowers in dream like gardens with expensive cameras expensive macro lenses No I dont shoot flowers at all but I shoot pain of deflowered hope of little children begging at traffic signals near expensive shopping malls on the waist of a little girl another snotty child very small their miserable lives hit by a karmic tsunami of a squall dwarfs midgets who will never ever grow tall us…
Goddess Māri (Tamil: மாரி) is known as Mariamman, "Mother Mari" (Tamil: மாரியம்மன்), spelt also Maariamma (Tamil: மாரியம்மா), or simply Amman (Tamil: அம்மன்), meaning "mother". She is the main South Indian mother goddess, predominant in the rural areas of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Goddess Māri is also closely associated with the Hindu goddesses Parvati and Durga.
Māri originated as an ancient village goddess related to fertility and rain. In Tamil, māri means rain. This goddess was a local deity, connected to a specific location, close to a specific tree, a rock or a special spot, mostly in rural areas. Another theory regarding origin of the name arises from the fact that mari in Tamil also means change. Thus, the name Mari Amman would mean goddess who has changed. According to some sources, Mariamman is the same as Renuka or …