English Suvichar

English Suvichar

you identity is who you  show
rather what’s behind your mask
is  your civilian self and
you may even have another one
Isn’t it odd how much fatter a book gets when you
‘ve read it several times?” Mo had said…”As if something were l
eft between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts,
sounds, smells…and then, when you look at the book again many years later,
you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly different,
as if the book had preserved you like a pressed
Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one
has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physica
l sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t
stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body,
I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams.
And you weren’t having any of those
There is so much about my fate that I cannot control,
but other things do fall under the jurisdiction.
I can decide how I spend my time, whom I interact with,
whom I share my body and life and money and energy with
. I can select what I can read and eat and study. I can choose how
I’m going to regard unfortunate circumstances in my life-whether
I will see them as curses or opportunities. I can choose my words
and the tone of voice in which I speak to others. And most of all,
I can choose my thoughts

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