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Our Municipal School Is A Prison Cell

as the teachers
shout and yell
the kids are
desperately
waiting for
the school bell
to get away from
here where they
dwell parroting
lessons unlearning
to spell a morbid
concentration
camp worse than
hell a school bag
that wants to rebel
with a brick load
of unused knowledge
drawn from a sinking
well .. than one day
as hawkers vegetables
on the roads they will
sell..or as housekeeping
in a five star hotel
will they become
doctors scientists
i cant tell ,,to make
money they need to
become a politician
or a corrupt cop
a thought in a nut
shell to excel


farewell ,,

Street Photography And The Street Barbers - Religious Tonsure

Street photography is an individual choice and may differ from person to person.. we see the same thing cosmically but differently too.. earlier I shot a frame now I see several frames ,,so I take a shot and if it is interesting , if it has a story to tell I shoot a video , as a corollary to my main thought ,, street thought . I will not deny I get a kick shooting barbers , they are like painters working on the canvas of a mans head , their magical scissors instead of brush and the razor ,, if you see a barber they way I see him it is a creation of a work of art...and these humble souls are million light years from hair stylists ..the sad part is that seldom will a street barber evolve into a stylist, he will not work in those small cupboard like stalls , he loves freedom and moves about fishing for clients. Sometimes I see him sitting in a corner eating his lunch.. dal roti and a piece of raw onion, he smiles at me invites me , but I thank him politely refuse , his meal is not enoug…

Even 69 Years After Our Independence The Street Barber Struggles To Make Ends Meet

The only irony is that those who took his vote in the name of Dalit progress and development those Dalit party leaders are now all multi millionaires ,,glued to their chairs ,,, the pain of the street barber lowest of the lowest class with you I share politically conned ensnared ...while some leaders to mock them 10 lac rupee suits wear ... as the barber stares ,,,his downtrodden broken down fence of life ,, even god cant repair ,,,
do remember him in your prayers ,,