Tuesday, October 21, 2008

run of the mill

In order for you to fully assimilate life’s teachings—the ones that are neatly encapsulated in one-liners so as to save you the toil of peeling off meaning of Rushdie-esque paragraphs—you must learn painful lessons first. And one of them is that you’re just run of the mill. Proof of that? If any vestiges of a maverick were hidden in you, the years gone by should’ve sucked them out for public perusal. But they haven’t. So, there it stands. You’re run of the mill.


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priyanka prakash said...

"vestiges of maverick" gone unnoticed - The make of a "run-of-the-mill". I got that. Sorry to say though, that, I respect Rushdie, but yes, I know what you mean by Rushdie-sque. But that is just his charm. Without digressing, sorry to say that(again), my friend, you are no far from being rushdie-sque. For some reason, much as I like the "Rushdie-sque" books and writing, the simple, close to the plain daily life language writings win my heart, n all its life!

satyajit said...

Priyanka: I didn't imply any disrespect towards Rushdie. I just wanted to convey my point in breif and realized that Rushdie can help me do so. If I had taken my name, no one would have got the point :-)

Tikna said...

was the last straw :(
good bye cruel world!

jaywalking here after a long time.. delighted as usual!