It tugs from within …
with its intense life at the beach, the shoreline
within that half darkness cast of the setting sun.
( Courtesy : Alejandro Silveira Bruno )
But that doesn’t take away one bit
From the love I have for them,
For the scavenging they do,
The intelligence they have,
And the way they mourn
Over their dead
Trying their ultimate
With playful pokes
To bring them to life !
Auto Rickshaw … the poor man’s hire.
They are a common sight in India.
Ubiquitous in cities and suburbs.
But not this one.
Both it and its owner are unique !
You might be looking the same !
The same … as us.
The same as all life anywhere.
The same as God is, as the Truth universal is.
They are neither stray, nor dogs. If we are not …
You might prefer to see it as a beautiful view.
Close to my-time place, adda, I frequented for a time.
Always felt it was a commemorative one.
The last of the visitors … a story in itself …
now with ever fresh, ever courteous
and much loved “pundit ji.”