In India’s towns and cities

Moving through the narrow by-lanes of the city,
He realised that he was in the company,
Of life!
It came to him;
with a conversation that jumped out through the open window of a house,
As the hum of a song
Slipping through the crack in a door,
As the fragrance of spices
Wafting out from a kitchen,
As cocked ears and soulful eyes of the dog
staring through the grille of the balcony.
He found himself full of life!

Author: gdutta17

Born in the year 1968, my childhood was spent amidst the beautiful scenic landscape of a small town in India, Ranchi. Though an engineer by qualification, reading, writing and cooking are my passions. Another thing that I am passionate about is my country, India. As they say, a lifetime is probably not enough to explore the whole of India. Currently based in Kolkata, I can be reached at

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