ABOUT.ME

December 23, 2010 § 3 Comments

What do business people do apart from business? They exchange visiting cards. Now that we are all moving towards a paperless, virtual society, isn’t time we had a virtualΒ visitingΒ card as well?

And isn’t it annoying that you have to give people your various ids one by one, patiently? Well, how about a place where they can add/follow all of your accounts from one place?

From Downloads

Well, not to worry, there is Β about.me ! The really awesome site which acts like your online visiting card! You can add your own background and choose the services you want to be shown in the card/page. Β What is more, it has STATS! You know how many people have seen your page and what they have clicked! So what are you waiting for? get yourself an about.me!

From Downloads

P.S:- My about.me. Please leave your card below, I shall look at it and nod my head. πŸ˜€

I Trust

December 2, 2010 § 7 Comments

Sometimes a second lasts longer than eternity.

We take too many things for granted. Yet, what happens if everything was to end, this second? An innocent step forward and the trust built over years is broken.

You trust that the road is good- because you see that itΒ consistent and even. Yet there can be a hole somewhere and you don’t notice it and fall into it.

But then trust can also be recreated- when you see so many people rushing around you- friends and completely strangers and helping you.

Sometimes old trust isΒ reinforced- like how you think Β your mother needs to be informed first. Or the knowledge that they are your friends. It doesn’t really matter.

It is nice to know that there is someone who cares about you. Infact there are a lot of people out there who care about- maybe not at the same level, but surely they care enough to find out if you are alright.

All I can say is that, I have friends and family around me, who care enough. And am grateful to all of them. The way I see them will never be the same again- I know I can trust them.

THANK YOU πŸ™‚

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tagged!

August 4, 2009 § 18 Comments

Its been a while isn’t it πŸ˜‰ But now that it is started , am sure lots more will turn up πŸ˜› Anyway this one is from fruity πŸ˜› Its the ABC tag..

The rules*:-

  • Link the person who tagged you.
  • Post the rules on your blog.
  • Share the ABCs of you.
  • Tag 3 people at the end of your post by linking to their blogs.
  • Let the 3 tagged people know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their website.
  • Do not tag the same person repeatedly but try to tag different people, so that there is a big network of bloggers doing this tag!

*Rules are meant to be broken πŸ˜›

Anyway here we go:-

A – Available/Single? Β Oh! Available and single πŸ˜› Why you going to set me on a date ?

B – Best friend? The Friend closest to me at a given point of time πŸ˜›

C – Cake or Pie? Both…Where? Where? Me hungry..and where is the ice cream?

D – Drink of choice? Anything non-citrus , non-aerated and preferably natural πŸ˜€

E – Essential item you use every day? Brains?

F – Favourite colour? Well me feels pink looks on girls…as for me personally I like all the colours , red and ya even white are kinda cool πŸ˜€

G – Gummy Bears Or Worms? Oh! its been a long time since I had either of those stuff…anyway mailing me some?

H – Hometown? Chennai!!

I – Indulgence? Too many to name…ha but one short right now…:P

J – January or February? Jan because its got more holidays πŸ˜‰

K – Kids & their names? Hmm..which kids?

L – Life is incomplete without? Writing , reading , poetry …of course I do miss something πŸ˜›

M – Marriage date? No clue if I was married in my Last life πŸ˜› (If I was me back then :D)

N – Number of siblings? One

O – Oranges or Apples? Apples , I am allergic to orange

P – Phobias/Fears? Dog!

Q – Quote for today? The light shines the brightest πŸ˜‰

R – Reason to smile? πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Ain’t I smileananda?

S – Season? Welcome to Chennai – which would you prefer hot , hotter or hottest?

T – Tag 3 People? You never told me we were playing tag ..wait I have put on some weight , let me move a bit πŸ˜›

U – Unknown fact about me? Unknown to whom?

V – Vegetable you don’t like? Depends on my mood πŸ˜›

W – Worst habit? Over acting, talkative or can be withdrawn(ya it keeps fluctuating) ,emotional , dreamy(these are good things!!) etc etc

X – X-rays you’ve had? Only one till now – for my teeth/jaw(no clue what the doc took :P)

Y – Your favourite food? Anything Veg , edible and tastes good πŸ™‚

Z – Zodiac sign? Cancer – I am a moonchild (Ya ya its me up there , eating all the cheese , not some granny or rabbit or whatever )Β  πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

I tag Vimmuuuu( For all the MS and Us you better do this one πŸ˜› ), Badz and and …. OG

P.S:- By popular demand , Thondiraja will be back πŸ˜‰

πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

this is 25.

March 18, 2009 § 20 Comments

Reema tagged me to write 25 random things,so well this is 25!Β 

1) I wrote this post on the eve of my economics exam,now I have forgotten what I had thought out

2) I like to try to do everything with my left. In this respect I now prefer to use my left in footie and am almost as good with my left as I am with my right in Table tennis.The only thing tough is writing with my left.

3) I dream a lot. And I have in my dreams been in movies,become a top biz man ,played for all the top football clubs and published a hell a lot of books and been the hero.It is worth mentioning all these things till date have remained as dreams. Oh! and talking of dreams,this post crosses my mind.

4) I love to try and make inanimate things alive.Some how it seems nice to have something which is not prejudiced to talk to.

5) I can be in a dream land for a long time, in this case the real world and that world almost merge.I sort of float around and to many people around start acting in a very attached,detached way…

6) I hate to read anything twice. And so I never study for my exams.I just start sleeping or well start doing something else,like blogging πŸ™‚Β 

7) I am a true cancerian,while I can take any amount of nonsense,some times,I get damn emotional.

8) For me the things which I feel are virtues,are something I will not give up,no matter what.You can call me tenacious or arrogant.

9) If I respect someone,I genuinely respect them.If I don’t ,I don’t really care who they are and if I have little tolerance towards certain people…

10) I love to watch football,especially flowing,attacking football.

11) It doesn’t matter what people tell me,I believe everything in this world is connected,that is why we have so called miracles,things act a certain way because they are all linked and there have been enough incidents to prove me right.

12) YU! means a lot to me. But not many of its members seem to care. I try to tell myself not to conclude ,that people will be people but I am tempted to.( If you do really care,wake up! Don’t tell me you can’t find anything to write or comment!! ) { strictly meant for YU! members,but then most of them don’t read my blog anyway πŸ˜› }Β 

13) Someone pointed out a while back,that this blog has more women/girl readers.And I have always wondered why πŸ˜›Β 

14) I can be very very irritating and well my class mates and friends can vouch for it .

15) Sometimes I become a 5 year old.And when I am in that state,like in my dreams,the world seems all fine and azure.

16) I cried in front of my whole class in 10th,I was that sensitive.But then that was the year a lot changed for me. I started writing poetry ,it was a turning point in my life.Β 

17) It really doesn’t matter who you are and what you do,all that matters is that you use your senses and enjoy the world.I hate the world for making things complicated.

18) When I am damn happy or damn sad,I ask myself ” What the hell are you doing here anyway? ” and also ” what is all this? ”Β 

19) I like to be special to people. And there are lot of people who are special to me.But some how many of them don’t Β seem stick around.

20) I have seen a ghost as a kid and no I was not dreaming ,I still remember it.

21) I hate smokers . And I don’t care what the cost is,I either walk out or tell the person not to smoke around me.

22) Till date I have showed all those people who belittled me what I am made up of but it is not yet done,I wish and I hope and I will.

23) I have been blogging for almost 3 years now.Many have come and many have went but I learnt the differences between people and I have also noticed how people who blog have changed.

24) I don’t really care what “people” think about what I write. My poetry is my way of telling myself things.I post it here,because I feel there are people out there,who may like to read it.

25) And my blog means a lot to me.If not for poetry and this place,I don’t know,where my self confidence and belief would be.Thank you all!

And for once I Β am not tagging anyone πŸ˜‰Β 

P.S:- Sorry for making this so serious. I want to play the joker ,I so badly want to!

A 5 question interview

February 20, 2009 § 13 Comments

So Apar has given these questions to answer.This isn’t a proper tag,so the title isn’t “tagged”.So let me get the rules out of the way(they explain why this isn’t a proper tag πŸ˜› {and I am not breaking the rules this time,at least not yet} [ :P] )

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1. Leave me a comment saying, β€œInterview me.”
2. I will respond by emailing you five questions. I get to pick the questions.
3. You will update your blog with the answers to the questions.
4. You will include this explanation and an offer to interview someone else in the same post.
5. When others comment asking to be interviewed, you will ask them five questions.

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Now the wonderful questions πŸ˜‰Β 

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1. What do you mean by your tag line “the light shines the brightest”?

So someone asks me at last! I will try to keep this simple…

Even when you are in absolute darkness,you can see..now that is becuase there is light and it “shines”. Anywhere and everywhere in the universe,there is light(ya well the black holes,too need light to prove their presence). The brightest light is what we will be able to see(of course the brightest will be relative). And also light is what we all derive our food from. And light is the true omnipresent in the world. In a more personal level,we all are guided by the inner voice or self or light. This is what prompts us to act and question and interpret the world.I can call this pure instinct but the reason why I call this the light is becuase for a lot of reasons..And also where there is light there is a source…What do think about it? I would need a “loooooong post” to write about this anyway what do think “the light shines the brightest” can mean?

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2. What do your smileys mean in your comments?
It is as I have said depends on comment to comment/post to post. It might mean I sympathise/empathise/agree with you(in case of πŸ™‚ ) In case it is a ( πŸ˜› ) then in means I think that is got a touch of humor and I agree with you πŸ™‚ And of course the πŸ˜€ . I like to use smileys becuase when you see it,at least within you start smiling πŸ™‚Β 
3. What inspires you to write your long poems?
Everything and anything. It is what I see and what I feel that inspires me.That is what inspires to compose,write etc,my forte is poems.And also the Light shines the brightest πŸ™‚
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4. There are those who have called you crazy/weird. How do you handle this?Β 
I am used it πŸ™‚ No actually I like to call myself crazy(and so my email Id would tell you). After all insanity is the heat of mankind.Almost everyone whom I meet tells me I am weird/crazy , a few understand what I really am,A few don’t.Being crazy doesn’t mean you have to be locked up,what it means is that you are capable of things which others aren’t.
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4. You always seem to be online and manage to do one post a day. You also are involved in YU. How do you manage to study for your all important board exams?
I am always online because my comp is always on πŸ˜‰ Ya well I started YU! πŸ˜› And I prefer to study during the night.What I supposed to do,lock myself ? I am not that sort of a person,I cannot see life as something where we torture ourselves,I like to enjoy life,if i don’t enjoy something,I can’t do it….so I try to enjoy studies as well…
5. When do you intend to turn up for bloggers’ meets? Where would you like your first meet to be?
Once my boards are over πŸ˜‰ Hmm..on Mt.Everest πŸ˜› Seriously speaking no clue,I will turn up one day,just wait πŸ™‚
So thats it folks,now who wants to be interviewed by me πŸ˜› (someone please πŸ˜› I like to ask questions πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ ) Just leave a comment and I will send you your questions πŸ˜‰Β 

about me ,thinking and questioning

July 2, 2008 § 10 Comments

I am what i am.That is it.Do i think too much? Well i don’t know,but if i didn’t think,then i will not be me.It isn’t supposed to be two posts about me,i wasn’t planning this,but then it struck me that i need to clarify a few things.

A lot of you ask me,am i really 16? It is easier to laugh this one out.I wonder why people think i am not 16 .The reason might be that i think differently.Now i wonder why i think differently. The fact that i think differently from the majority of people in my age group is tough to accept.To me,there is nothing strange in asking questions,questioning is life.

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.-Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)

Questions,questions and more questions exist in this world.As Einstein says,there is no limit to asking questions.I ask myself why do i question? And the replies i get are infinite,for my mind can think without rest.I try to let my mind think all its want.I like dreams,i like the impossible ,i like fantasies to say the least.
So why should I come back to this so called “reality” of yours? I am pretty comfortable with where I am.If you want come with me and i will show you the way i think,but it isn’t easy for me to accept what you think.I love to watch clouds.I love the silence of night.I love to dream.And most of all ,i love it when my brain and heart churn out answers.it must be the greatest feeling to get answers,but then all answers lead to more questions and so think more.

Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them.

David Reisman

Now i haven’t progressed much here.I am still caught up.I am still trying to think out if i should be writing this.As i said i am very happy in the world i live.When someone says a no to something,i believe it can mean a yes.i believe that i can find solutions to the perennial problems of humanity,for i can think.yet thinking does lead to dead ends.Those are the times when you are left desperate,that is when you press your mind to think harder and you wish and think that you can think that one out.

Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Voltaire (1694 – 1778)

this is one of the most truest sayings.And so i shall end this with a few questions:

why all this?
why life?
why god?
what for?
why live?
why die?
why think?
why not think?
why hurt?
why love?
why a end?
why a beginning?
why a nation?
why humiliation?
why hunger?
why poverty?
why education?
why earth?
why universe?
why big bang?
why creation?
why everything?

and here is what i think about everything

SOLUTIONS ARE CREATED BEFORE PROBLEMS

Couple of blogging landmarks and a tag :)

June 25, 2008 § 16 Comments

The first blogging landmark-I turned 2 in the bloggy world on 21:) (i know i am boyΒ  aΒ  bad boy,even ignored this πŸ˜› )Β  It has been two years since i started This is Vishesh in Blogger πŸ™‚ Ha,i remember the day,i started blogging πŸ™‚ and the ups and downs of my blog πŸ™‚ there were times when i have had 0! hits on my blog πŸ™‚ But i continued anyway as blogging has helped me improve a lot,in talking to people and in improving my ENGLISH πŸ™‚

The second landmark is that the last post was my 401! So 400 posts in two years πŸ™‚ never thought i will do that πŸ™‚

i found this tag in pria’s blog and it was pretty interesting,so πŸ˜€

I am : Vishesh Unni Raghunathan πŸ™‚

I think : that the light shines the brightest
I know : I am here for something,but don’t know what it is πŸ™‚
I want : to know for what i am here πŸ™‚
I have : A world,which i hate and i love,most of all i am a part of it πŸ™‚
I wish : that a balance would be reached
I hate : humans πŸ™‚ lol i don’t hate anything ,i only dislike a few things πŸ™‚
I miss : A lot of people,who i wish would understand me πŸ™‚
I fear : dogs(well i can over come that too,but i don’t want to )
I feel : that the world needs me πŸ™‚
I hear : music(for it is everything)
I smell : passion
I crave : for others to understand me πŸ™‚
I search : for answers,for i believe that solutions are created before problems πŸ™‚
I wonder :Β  how twinkle twinkle star was written πŸ™‚
I regret : nothing,something,everything,nothing.
I love : everything.
I ache : with the pain of people not understanding me πŸ™‚ well say no reason for this πŸ™‚
I am not : WHAT others think I am πŸ™‚
I believe : The light shines the brightest
I dance : Within myself and at midnight πŸ™‚
I sing: Whenever i feel like it πŸ™‚
I cry : when i don’t know what is happening
I don’t always : trust anyone πŸ™‚
I fight : for what is mine πŸ™‚
I write : for it is my life πŸ™‚
I win : for i am always losing πŸ™‚ yet every loss is a victory πŸ™‚
I lose : To know i wanted it too badly,but it wasn’t needed
I never : know why people find me irritating πŸ™‚
I always : Like to be myself πŸ™‚
I confuse : everyone around me πŸ™‚
I listen : to my heart πŸ™‚
I can usually be found : Online πŸ™‚ or playing football or thinking πŸ™‚
I am scared : of dogs πŸ™‚
I need : a lot more,yet nothing more πŸ™‚
I am happy about : whatever has happened πŸ™‚
I imagine : that this world is an illusion πŸ™‚

MY LIFE,POEMS AND LIVING

June 15, 2008 § 13 Comments

I am feeling extremely stupid right now.If you are wondering why,it is because i don’t why i feel stupid.No i know it doesn’t make sense,but what am i doing anyway? Living ,might be an answer.But what is the big deal about living? i am Living,alright,so why should i bother about it? What is life anyway?This is what wiki says
“Life is a condition that distinguishes organisms from non-living objects, such as non-life, and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism and reproduction”. Wow,so basically i too am a machine,programmed by something else.No i cannot accept this.Why should be what someone else wants me to be?I am an plagiarist then,writing what someone else has already done,including this.

I am still awe of the world.I just cannot stop being overwhelmed by how huge it is.I want to go out of earth and see it,Pictures aren’t enough.I want to see it with my own eyes.It is not that i don’t believe that earth exists and that it is as the pictures show it,but i want to see it for real.Having lived all my life inside something,i want to go higher.Yet can i ever become bigger than life? i hate being a hypocrite,so i will tell the truth,i still don’t know much about the world.Yes,i write a lot about the world,but i do not know from where it all comes.I feel very uncomfortable calling myself a poet,for i am a tool,yes a mere tool of something that has created me.I badly want to know the real me.What am i really like? What is it that makes a lot of people not like me?

Is it that a tool,is a mere tool and that a few see the beauty and a few the use of it? What is beauty anyway? Starting every sentence with capitals,drawing the eye at the last? Starting from a lower pitch? Who can define beauty? Wiki says ” Beauty is a characteristic of a person, place, object or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure, meaning or satisfaction. Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, sociology, social psychology and culture. As a cultural creation, beauty has been extremely commercialized.”

There are times i hate what i write.Yet if i hadn’t started writing,i doubt if i will be living.Writing has meant more for me.It doesn’t matter,that when i write i am not in control of myself,nothing matters to me,especially when i am writing something long.It is when i write that i feel a perennial peace within me.It is when i write,that i feel some purpose for my living.It is when i write,that
the world i live in seems real.Otherwise nothing seems real to me.I still feel like a five year old about my world.I am more matured in accepting a few things and not reacting to insults.

Blogging means a lot to me.As i said before,if not for writing i don’t know what i will be.And i have been to share my feelings ,here openly.I have met a lot of great people.I have met people,who have given me the courage to do things my way.though i still find it difficult to come in terms with life and humans as such,i am able to appreciate,people for what they are.

I have written about 175 poems till now.Each one is different and same in a lot of ways.i do not know,how good a writer i am.I cannot judge,something which comes to the world through me,i have to accept it ,for whatever it is.But i think i am not that good a writer,for i have tried to get my poems published,but all my applications have been turned down.But that doesn’t matter,for if not today,someday.Might be after i die,it might get recogonised.

I should thank the whole world,for its contribution,in helping me realize,what is inside me.i still remember,sitting in class,feeling depressed,in a corner.And then suddenly it came to me,from where i do not know.I wrote my first major poem- MOTHER INDIA.After that came THE SEA.These poems,till today are my favorite.They were my eye opener,in lot of ways.They took away the feeling of uselessness from me.i no more felt like i was useless.They gave me a confidence.And till today that is what keeps me going.

I thank you all,you are all the forces which still teach me.You all are the people who help me keep going.I thank all of you.

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