Mar 7, 2012

Taste above all else?

Traveling East these days is a bit annoying, as the Sun pops up out of the New York skyline, glaring with its powerful rays. It is almost audible in the silence of the hour making it impossible to sleep. But I pretend to anyways, lest my hands will fetch the handheld to stay connected to the outside world. I wish to hold off on that till the evening.

On return however, I doze off nicely, waking up startled to the reality. As I near home I can see the moon shining so bright refreshing my soul. Yesterday it appeared a little crooked but today it is almost full. Night sky these days has plenty of stars and the cool breeze only makes it more mesmerizing. I just stand there in the open air a little while longer!

I have been trying to write a poem in vain. I have scribbled off tons of paper in my mind already, most of them started along the lines of "Dear Moon", "Hello Moon" etc. Dear Moon? Then what? That's where I got stuck and had to leave it at that... Then it went on about stars for a while, like "scattered jewels", "shattered dreams", "sequined vail" etc and it didn't quite sound like me nor the stars; it was obvious I was desperately trying to come up with a poem, so called it quits. Poem has to be spontaneous, with no effort, right? Yep, that's what I thought.

Today in Subway I had seen some ads which I wanted to share with you. Now please don't think I am running an ad campaign for the product or the brand. Far from it! Just thought this was a smart and interesting idea... and couldn't resist sharing with you. I especially liked their catch phrase: Taste above all else! But is it? Have they tasted plain cold fresh water?!




Can't believe that alone made in to a nice post!

So, what are you waiting for? Anything interesting you see along, read along, hear along or think along bring it on! It has been so long hearing from some of you... Hope all is well.

Friend always,
~ NRIGirl

10 comments:

anilkurup said...

A not the right kind of post( I refer to the ad) to see and read when I reach office and open the PC. On a Thursday morning like today this is tempting and difficult to resist.
Thanks for the fine piece of advert.

NRIGirl said...

:)

NRIGirl said...

Exactly what I feared I would be blamed of - tempting you guys!

:)

Bikramjit said...

Jameson.. WOW it is the IN drink these days , I just bought a dozen bottles as they are reduced to 13pounds from 20 odd :)

and I love it too :)


Bikram's

gigihawaii said...

Aw, I share your quandary regarding poetry, which I find extremely difficult to write. Prose is so much easier.

Rachna said...

All is good! We had so much fun playing holi yesterday.

kavita said...

Interesting ! Hey H ,the moon looked very beautiful last night:):)

....Petty Witter said...

I came across a 'book' of poems I wrote as a child. I can remember my nana saying how good they were and sharing them with various family members. It just goes to show the power of a grandmothers love as they are truly awful.

deeps said...

yes
what matters at the end of the day is what amuses us :P and bring it on

YL said...

why promote whisky ad?

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