About

Kavita (my name) = a poem (in Hindi and a few other Indian languages).
But no, I am not really trying to live up to it, or give any meaning to it. After all, what’s in a name, except maybe some form of identity.

I practically live in my dreams. “Huh??” you wonder. “True” I say.

That’s pretty much my story. A blur of events, with intermittent long lapses of lull. But isn’t that everyone else’s too? So yes, I am as much me as I am you.

Hence, as you read through my posts, don’t wonder. For you you could just as well be thinking them, or have thought of them already, or will think them some time later.

Mine is just an attempt to catch my thoughts before they jump out of my mind as they cross it, and decide to never come again! Mine is just a medium to know me as I was, by way of my thinkings, in case I am to ever lose my memory. Which is why I have and still am passing this link on to friends and dear ones, so that they can direct me to this site if such a day ever finds its way in my life.

And so I try…

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97 thoughts on “About”

  1. So far I have been reading and writting on human bodies. I never found myself getting involved in poetry. When I recently started writting on computer, I came accross you at a random surfing. I read one after another, till I was intrupted by an emergency. I opened your site again today to find you indulging with ‘Fan’ I was taking a poetic meaning of fan, till I found that you are creating a fantasy in reality.

    Enjoyed the piece.

    Dr. Madan Goyal

    • That’s very kind of you, Doctor… I am very happy to see that you found my work interesting! In fact, I feel honored!!!
      Human body is such a beautiful masterpiece by itself, that I feel you being a surgeon, will be able to make poetry on this theme!!! I would love to read what you write…
      Once again, thanks for your inspiring words… they are most appreciated!
      Have a beautiful day!

  2. My writing articles is usually in prose form,but when I sometimes get moody, emotional and philosophical I write in poetic style.One of such article is ‘Risk to Live Success’published in my blog Yoga and spirituality quoted below:
    To laugh is to risk appearing the fool,
    To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
    To try is to risk failure,
    To hope is to risk despair,
    To live is to risk dying.
    But risk must be taken,
    Because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
    The person, who risks nothing, does nothing,
    Has nothing, is nothing and becomes nothing.
    They may avoid suffering & sorrow,
    But they can not learn, feel, change, grow, love or live.
    Chained by their certitude,
    They are slaves, they have forfeited their freedom.
    Only a person who risks is truly free.

    • This was lovely, doctor!!! I am in total agreement with every word you’ve written!
      It’s very insightful and inspiring…thank you so much for sharing it with me…
      Your poetry is brilliant! You should write poems more often (by that, I don’t mean that you should get moody more often :))
      Have a great week ahead!

      • I would like to request you to read my article SHIRDI SAI:The Spiritual Guru written in poetic style published in Yoga and Spirituality and post your valuable comment under the article in my blogsite yoganspirituality.wordpress.com.

        • First of all, thank you for sharing your blog link with me, doctor… And it would be my pleasure and honor to read it and comment there!!
          Will definitely do so at the earliest!!!

          Have a beautiful week ahead!

  3. Kavita. You have a beautiful site. I thoroughly enjoyed reading your poetry and felt great energy amongst your words. You are a talent.

    • Oh wow!! Thank you so much, Enreal… those were some pretty BIG compliments!!! I am flattered!
      I am very glad you enjoyed whatever you’ve read thus far… I hope I can continue this further as well…
      Thanks once again! πŸ™‚

  4. hi…. thanks for visiting my blog πŸ™‚

    great poems….

    -Putu-

  5. Alright Kavitha. Now I am hooked to your poetry….it just flows from you and you are named aptly!
    Kudos!
    Suja

    • Woohoo!! I am flattered, Suja!! Thank you so much!! Gee…. WOW! πŸ™‚
      All I can say is a huuuuuge THANKS!! πŸ˜€

      Have a gorgeous week ahead, my friend… πŸ™‚

  6. Kavita, it’s long overdue, and for that, I apologize. I’ve added your website to my blogroll… πŸ™‚

    Perhaps, someday, you will open the door a tiny bit wider? I hope so…

    • No apologies required at all, Robert.. The fact that you added me to your blogroll is an honor by itself! Thank you so much…
      As for opening doors, I am blogrolling you right away, and you have been on Blog Surfer for a long long time now πŸ™‚
      And thanks to twitter, I am looking forward to read your haiku tweets too!!!

      Cheers to HAIKU!!!! Cheers to you!!!
      Have a great week ahead, my friend.. πŸ™‚

  7. I tag you in a game of Three Thing Tag, do check it out @ http://riikainfinityy.com/2010/09/07/three-thing-tag-and-an-awardd/

    + an award for you at the bottom of the post, have fun!<3

    • Woohoooo… Now I am loving this!! As soon as I am done with replying to the comments, I will sit to play the tagging game!!
      Thanks for tagging me, Riika… fun times!! And an award too??? WOWWW ..thank you so much! This is so sweet of you!!! Yipppeee!!
      Have a great week ahead!! (much love to you) πŸ™‚

  8. Wow, you written work is good.
    Plus, I totally love the title of your blog. Totally true!

    • Whoa! Thanks, Fuzzy… I’m happy liked what you read/saw here!
      As for the title of my blog, I really believe it too !! πŸ™‚

      Thanks for stopping by.. your comments are most valued! xoxo
      Have a great week ahead!

  9. Nice
    Kavita

    Me bhi thoda bahot likh leta hu

    so visti my blog & leave your valuable comment

    http://www.aagaman.wordpress.com

    Mayurkumar

  10. The Dead Line to Vote is Sunday or today,
    http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/09/06/the-celebrate-blogger-of-august-awards-announcements/

    u r nominated, u win 1 vote automatically,
    if you vote for other bloggers, u win another vote…
    have fun!

  11. Enjoyed visiting your blog…

    • Hurraaayyy…thanks a ton, AutumnGreen!! I hope to visit yours too…very very soon! I was away from the blogging world for a while…but now, I hope to do a lot of catching up! πŸ™‚
      Have a fun week ahead..

  12. last_lines said:

    Hi Kavita,
    I just wanted to let you know that there is an award for you on my blog.
    Thanks
    Kim (last_lines)

  13. Luke Prater said:

    Hi Kavita…

    Thanks for being so supportive of WordSalad/my poetry generally. I enjoy yours also. Just wanted to say.

    Warmest regards, my friend

    Luke xx

    • Hey Luke… your WordSalad keeps me fresh and healthy!! Seriously, it’s a huge source of inspiration and learning for me…
      Stay thus, my friend.. and I really appreciate your kind words here as well… you are super awesome! Thanks for being there…

      Many hugs..

  14. I have read Rober Dew’s haikus before,I see his comment in ur blog!! U r really great.
    Most of your poems has Beauty and Intelligence. Ur parents have predicted well and named you ‘Kavitha’.

    • Oh.. It’s very kind of you to say that, Balu.. Thank you so much!! I am honored and flattered..really! It’s great to know that you enjoyed reading whatever you read here, on my blog.. I just write what comes to my mind (with a little rhyme to it ofcourse :)).. Mostly, they are random thoughts or feelings.. sometimes they may be a result of a prompt of some kind.. Either ways, it’s what comes to mind that comes on paper (in this case, webpage)… I am glad you liked it..

      And yes, Robert’s Haikus are an absolute delight to read… so very thought provoking and insightful!

  15. Kavita! I don’t know you, but I like you very much, your writing is great, and your about page portrays someone I would get along with very well. Keep writing and keep true, nothing is better. You have an amazing writing style and a great flow to your words, they seem to come naturally.

    Kudos to you!
    -Roxanne

    • Aww… that’s so very sweet of you, Roxanne!! Please pardon my super delayed reply… well, chores and more chores 😦
      But seriously, thank you so much for your kind words here, girl.. I am CRAZY GLAD that you like my work so very much!! WOWWW.. I am beaming! I just try to write… mostly, they are my thoughts, sometimes they are answers to prompts and challenges.. if they turn out good, I am satisfied… and if my readers like it, well, there is nothing like it!! πŸ™‚
      So.. thanks again, dear girl!! I am off to read yours now!! Yaaayyy!! xoxoxoox
      Much love to you..

  16. its lovely to read your site.
    bravo…

  17. I’ve read your poem and I like it
    its nice
    πŸ™‚

    • Yaaayyy.. thank you so much, Sitejo…you are too kind… I am so happy you liked what you read here…
      Have a lovely week ahead, my friend..
      xoxox

  18. I like everything I have read thus far… you are full of talent and realness…

  19. Hello,
    I found your blog via Chloe’s comments. I am such a Harry Potter geek, it’s quite funny really. What you said about Dumbledore and his pencieve got me curious. So I have come to check out your blog, and I like it. I will be back, but at the moment I have kids and dogs to feed and a school run to do. Lovely to meet you. I look forward to reading.
    Love and hugs. x

    • That’s so sweet of you, Lisa (?)
      Yaaaayyyy… I found a Potter geek… or rather, another Potter geek found me!!! πŸ™‚ Either ways, awesome!!
      Well, I am super glad you liked what you read here … Thank you so much for your kind comment here…
      I am already raring to get your site… have already opened it, and will read it first thing in the morning… Right now, my eyes can barely stay open 😦 (yaawwwnnn… 3AM syndrome)…
      Have a great time with the kids, AND dogs… AND errands too! Take care… (while I snooze)
      See you soon!!! πŸ™‚ Much love .. xoxo

  20. kavitha…leme know if there is something that stops you other than your words??? holy mother, i was flattered…. reading all your stuffs… wow… great..!! it seems there is a not i need to walk to reach you……..

  21. thank you for stopping by my place…read some more, if you care to

    Peace, hp

  22. Hi..read some of your poetry, and really liked it..you can check my poetry out on:

    http://shreyar.wordpress.com/

    Would love to see what you think of it!

  23. Hi Kavita.. I followed you here through your comment on Kenny’s (Kolembo) blog and was hooked by the first piece I read. I’m not a writer or a poet.. I find it easier to play with pictures but love poetry and fascinated by the inter relation between poetry and photogrpahy..that both are open to interpretation.. Have subscribed to your blog..look forward to reading more!

    • Gee… Dhaami, I am flattered!! And I am very glad you liked what you’ve read here so far … Poetry and photography are indeed such lovely forms of expression (or so I think).. at least for me. And to know that someone else too appreciates it so much, really makes me very happy!!
      I cannot thank you enough for subscribing to my blog, my friend… And I sincerely hope you enjoy my writings whenever you come here for a visit…

      Have a lovely weekend, D.. and once again, my most sincere thanks for your kind words here..
      xoxox

  24. Good stuff πŸ™‚

  25. Today I read the About Me section!
    Wonder- what hit me to! I already knew that part- you had shared that sometime back..

    Did you notice how your words were in a form free verse? Not exactly rhyming but very much poetic πŸ™‚ You could very well break the statements to produce a poetry..

    May you never see a day where you would have to be directed to your blog..
    Hugs xoxoxox

    • hehehe… did they form a free verse here? That’s me, lady..a dreamer.. and a total filmy! πŸ™‚
      Aww.. you’re such a darling, Liv!! Thanks for your wishes.. I too hope I never have to be directed to my blog…but if I do, I know there are more than one people that’ll happily ans selflessly do that for me…and for that, I am grateful…

      Bless you, sweetie… and stay happy… one smile from you can bring about 10s and 100s of more smiles all over..
      xoxoox

  26. are you published??? lol…my meaning to say is that you should be cause you write so well! i love your poems!

    • Aww…now that really is a HUGE compliment, Eva.. thankoooooo
      I hope to publish my poems SOME DAY… I wonder when that great day will arrive though… lolz πŸ˜‰

  27. hello Iam kevin i enjoyed reading your blog and your poetry .

  28. Hi Kavita πŸ˜€ Just to let you know, I’ve put a link to your blog on my page called “My Blogging Friends” πŸ˜€

    Hope you’re having a good weekend,
    Chloe xx

  29. Kavita, I love the way you ended your “About”. Really cool.

    I’m looking forward to discovering more of your blog.

    Thank you for the lovely sentiments you left at my blog.

    • Gee.. thanks, Andy.. What I said on my “about” page, well, I really meant it…
      I certainly hope that wonderful poets such as yourself come by my blog whenever they can… I would really consider myself honored!

  30. There’s not much I can say about …cos’ I see every other person who visited the blog have garlanded YOU with words…Only wish I can ask for is that you could be my friend then, I be the most glad one…PLEASE GRACE ME WITH YOUR VISIT…your comments are most welcomed..

    http://pure2core.wordpress.com/

    • Oh maaaaaaaaaaaaaaannn.. I am absolutely humbled by your comment, my friend… Please accept my apologies for such a delayed reply, but I am going to make sure that I visit you RIGHT AWAY!!!

      Thanks you so much for your kind words here…. I really appreciate it!

  31. Devi Prasad J said:

    claps!!! really ur words drove me xperiencing a candid flavour of english I tel u Kavitha urs’ is really a fabulous articulation(doubts me whether u r a doctorate in literarature !!)
    personally I’ve a gud interest in english literarure & sure I just want to do as u in dis(I agree its tough) & so pls wish me Al d best:-)

    • HAHAHAHAHA…. now now, Devi Prasad, you’re really making me blush with your shower of praise and wonderful words for my work! And I cannot thank you enough for that, my friend…
      I am glad you liked and enjoyed my writings thus far… and I hope I continue to hold your interest by way of my works…

      And yes, all the very best for your endeavors, my friend…

  32. Hmm … am glad I discovered your blog. Very thought provoking, really inspiring, the kid in me says I wanna write like her when I grow up, and what else can I say, am not really good at this. But let me quote what you wrote, “Mine is just an attempt to catch my thoughts before they jump out of my mind as they cross it, and decide to never come again! Mine is just a medium to know me as I was, by way of my thinkings, in case I am to ever lose my memory. Which is why I have and still am passing this link on to friends and dear ones, so that they can direct me to this site if such a day ever finds its way in my life.” … I see me there, hidden in those beautifully constructed sentences.

    Am enjoying your entry, will add you to my blogroll and subscribe to your blog so I won’t miss a single entry. When you get a chance visit mine. πŸ™‚

    Cheers,

    • Let me add also that the subtitle on your blog–“how I write, is mine … How your read, is yours”– is bloody brilliant! πŸ˜€

      • lol.. glad you liked THAT! Well, it certainly is an attempt at expressing how I feel anyway… interpretation is an entirely different ballgame.. isn’t it?! πŸ˜€

    • Wowwiiezz!! Seriously! How could WordPress spam THIS one?! If it were up to me, I would highlight this one in BOLD on my blog… thank you soooo much – for everything – for the sweet sweeet words, for adding me to your blogroll and for subscribing to my blog… I am humbled, really!
      And right now, I am off to visit you.. at your blog! πŸ™‚

      Love n Hugs!

  33. I sent u a msg, but they went to your spam list?? … anyway, I was just saying i enjoyed your blog. cheers,

    • Hi… guess what? Your message had indeed gone into my spam list? Grrrr!!! WordPress can go crazy at times… whew! Anyway, I have unspammed it now…

      And THANKS A HEAP for your most encouraging words here, Elyas… I am thrilled, AND honored!!
      (hugs)

      • Yes, wordpress can act up weird. πŸ™‚ I often check my spam list, since I find comments that shouldn’t be there. πŸ˜€ It’s usually easy to spot the spam from the real comments … am glad you looked into it … I was wondering lol ..

        btw the pleasure is mine … I really enjoy your writings! only if i could write like you! πŸ˜€

        Keep at it!!! I will visit often!

        Cheers,

  34. Surfing the waves of the web I am pleasantly stranded in this beautiful blog.

    I write under the pseudonym of Josè Pascal (a descendant of the great Colonel Aureliano Buendía).

    I invite you to visit my italianglish writing blog http://parolesemplici.wordpress.com/mytinbox/. I define this blog β€œIn parole Semplici” as a β€œvirtuacultural tin” box where they are guarded thoughts, memories, images, sounds, and simple stories. ”

    If you want to participate and to have more informations send me a letter to inparolesemplici@gmail.com

    Good life and I hope to soon
    Josè

  35. Hi Kavita! I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award. My post has more info: http://tekia.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/blog-award-the-liebster-award/

  36. hii,,this is my first read here,,& i’m loving it.. πŸ™‚

    i loved reading through your site..!!
    i am following it.

    by the way, i am Shiny, a new blogger and i love penning down my feelings and thoughts, if u can just comment on my posts,,so as to make the future posts better..

    http://crowdedsolitude.wordpress.com/

    ..and i just love reading any poetry & literature..

    • Hieeee Shiny!!! So glad you stopped by here…and really happy that yo liked what read too…. And guess what!!! I would be mo than glad to visit your blog…
      Once again, thanks a ton for stopping by…

  37. Love the sense in this about section of me being you (if not now, then later – or earlier), I am as much me as you. More please.

  38. Great blog but your name is better.

  39. Nice Blog Kavita.. You express your emotions very well in the poems u write.. plz keep posting πŸ™‚

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