Its the flood. There is water everywhere,its the final deluge. Its just me in my cosy little room, floating, sinking and again floating like a ball in the water. There is no light anywhere except in my snug. Its just my room, everything else is flooded and gone in the cold dark water which came from everywhere.

The room is warm, a reading light pops from the wall.There are no phones left with voices in them,no mails,no television, no sparrows or hawks left to carry messages. The hunters and the prey, the sparrows and the eagle, threw themselves against cold hearted walls and died. The sea rose up and took all the walls, the ocean destroyed all the seas. The water is everywhere, engulfing, full.

Only my cosy little room remains with the reading light and its warmth. It is the cold,dark water outside.There is nowhere to go, there are no street signs left. All the signs and billboards, all suffixes and prefixes, all the names – both earned and thrust upon have evaporated. The cold,dark waters of the flood took the satellites and the gold bullions , the flood took the moon.

Only my cosy little room remains with the open big book on the red-wood desk. The book is as huge as a bear,but cute. Its the scrap book of the human race, with newspaper cuttings,photos, theories,poems,commandments,report cards,love letters, treaties, birth certificates and nude pictures of greed.There is no chair, so I have to stand and read.

The book is interesting, funny at times, every story brings a smile on my face. The human race never did anything wrong,this flood was inevitable, everything they did was for the flood to come. I just read the book, I don’t judge. There is no judgement day to defeat us. Its cold and dark in the watery womb outside,inside the room its the warmth of intelligence. Its the flood; are you with me.

By | 2006-11-29T03:50:00-05:00 November 29th, 2006|Hmm|15 Comments


  1. Anonymous November 29, 2006 at 5:29 am

    i am with you, as a;ways ;)))

  2. Anonymous November 29, 2006 at 5:29 am

    your posts sometimes intimidates me … and i don’t know wat to comment.

    on a different note: how du manage to google out such gr8 photos to match ur writing?

  3. alex November 29, 2006 at 6:52 am

    How come the current went everywhere except in your snug?? ;))

    Mans choices brings forth floods and all those concomitant to it.

  4. Ash November 29, 2006 at 4:00 pm

    Beautiful in a strange sort of way….love it!

  5. abhishek November 29, 2006 at 5:20 pm

    Wow…what beautiful pictures!

  6. b v n November 29, 2006 at 10:57 pm

    Anon, thanks for that 🙂 post starts with the picture i wud say. i really didnt mean to scare anyone…its just that only i’ll survive :))

    Alex, “concomitant” – if you use such words again i’ll moderate the comment ! btw light was powered with a static-ruston-marine *economists wont understand* :)))

    ash, thanks 🙂

    abhishek, thank you 🙂

  7. Jiby November 30, 2006 at 1:52 am

    The human race never did anything wrong,this flood was inevitable, everything they did was for the flood to come.

    That line was the best man…all your posts stand out for a phenomenonal build-up and then you crash on us with stinging one-liners like the above.

    and like everyone said…your choice of snaps rounds everything up.

    awesome stuff…keep at it!

  8. alex November 30, 2006 at 6:20 am

    LoL. You did ‘it’ yet again! ;)))

  9. Sachin R K December 1, 2006 at 6:59 pm

    “are you with me”….hmm let me think…a difficult choice 😛

    Beautiful post !!! Could almost hear the sound of water lapping against the walls of your lighted hut.


  10. b v n December 1, 2006 at 11:58 pm

    Jiby, thanks man…as i said before some posts grow out of the snaps 🙂

    Alex, :))

    Sachin, thanks pal 🙂 *btw there is no other choice*

  11. Sachin R K December 2, 2006 at 4:13 am

    bvn, “Death is only the beginning” 😛

  12. pophabhi December 3, 2006 at 6:27 pm

    Wow! Matching thoughts. Surrealism….Beautiful.

    Thats it, BVN. I cant stand this anymore. You are added to my blog list.

  13. Neihal December 4, 2006 at 7:28 am


  14. Neers December 5, 2006 at 2:48 pm

    heyyy…… this is one of the best things i read in sometime!!

  15. b v n December 5, 2006 at 4:13 pm

    sachin, there is no beginning or end :p

    pophabhi, thank you very much 🙂

    Neihal, thanks 🙂

    Neers, hope sometime is not last ten mins :)…thanks Neers 🙂

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