सेभेन स्टोन- जीवन

किन कसरी कहिले
सपना छिन्नभिन्न भयो
पूर्णविराम खोजेको तिमीसंग
जीवन प्रश्नचिन्ह भयो

किन कसरी कहिले
जीवन सेभेन स्टोन भयो
अनवरत एकोहोरो म
एउटा माथि अर्को गर्दै
चाङ लगाइरहेको छु
चुच्चोमुच्चो नमिलेका ढुङ्गाहरू

अनि अचानक पर कतैबाट
हुर्याउँछ्यौ तिमी एउटा बल
भताभुङ्ग बनाउँछ त्यसले
मैले सकीनसकी लगाएको खात
छरपष्टै हुन्छु फेरि म
तिनै ढुङ्गाहरू संगै
तिनै ढुङ्गाहरू जस्तै
ढुङ्गाको पीडालाई पनि तिमी
एकपटक त नियालेर हेर

बटुलबाटुल पार्न थाल्छु
एकपटक फेरि आफूलाई म
सुरू गर्छु चाङ लगाउन फेरि
ती टुक्राटाक्रीहरूसंग आफूलाई म

देखिरहेको छु अलिपर यतैतिर
बल ताकिरहेकी छ्यौ तिमी

Abrupt End……

He was cheerful. He smiled all the time. He was hardworking and he was just 22. I have known him for almost 6 months. A staff working in our office collapsed all of sudden following a severe headache. It was a case of brain hemorrhage. After fighting with life for 5 days, numerous complicated tests, an operation and last few hours in ventilator, he succumbed. We took him to Pashupati Aryaghat. And only the memories remain now. I am still finding it difficult to believe that the cheerful young Mohan is no more with us.

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साइकल चढ्ने राष्ट्रपतिले पढाएको पाठ

दक्षिण कोरियाका राष्ट्रपति साइकल चढेर निवासबाट आफ्नो कार्यालयतिर जाँदै गरेको फोटो सोमवारको एउटा पत्रिकामा छापिएको रहेछ। त्यो फोटो मलाई प्रेरक लाग्यो। कुनै पनि राष्ट्रले उन्नतिको जग खन्ने काम सानासाना कुरा, सोच र क्रियाकलापहरुको सामूहिक प्रयास र तिनको कार्यान्वयनबाट नै शुरु हुन्छ। हामीले खै कहिले सिक्ने त्यो कुरा? हामी त एकैपटक ठूलाठूला कुराहरु सोच्छौं, चमत्कारको आश गर्छौं अनि त्यो पूरा नभएपछि एकआर्कालाई दोष लगाएर गफै मात्र गरेर बस्छौं। 
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एउटा पापी पुजारी

आफ्नै प्रहारहरुले चर्काएर
ढल्ला ढल्ला जस्तो भएका भित्ताहरु
खस्ला खस्ला जस्तो छाना अनि
धूमिल हुँदै गएको आस्था छोडी
पलायन हुन खोजेको देउतालाई
यत्न प्रयत्न, मन्त्र पूजा गरि
बल्ल बल्ल एकपटक फेरि
स्थापित गरेर त्यही मन्दिरमा
लामो सास फेरिरहेको छ
एउटा पापी पुजारी
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Music of an old house

Ever since I had heard about the ‘Namuna Ghar’ in Bhaktapur, I had longed to visit that place recreated by Rabindra Puri. Since I was born and brought up in an old traditional Nepali house in Tripureshwor, I have fond memories of the cosy ambiance of a traditional Nepali styled house. I am always remorseful about the fact that my father sold that old house. I always had a dream to build one such traditional house, which is unfulfilled till date.
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Shanti didi and Dilip sir

Past week has been unique. It has been like a roller-coaster ride to my childhood. All of a sudden lots of old childhood memories flooded. Many childhood friends came in contact and made me feel like a child again. Yet another fond memory of a dear respected teacher emerged due to Shanti Thatal didi.
Shanti Thatal, a very well known music composer and singer from Darjeeling is in Kathmandu to sing in Paleti Concert Series for September.
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