Tuesday, March 27, 2007

How Calvin influenced me!

To the one who asked me to blog yesterday.
2.30am.A cluster of dead-spring pupil leaves were being burnt on the roadside of the Bombay-Pune highway.The smoke which rose up created a mystic twirling cover on the road.And My pick-up Indica simply unbotheringly drove thorugh it.The smoke did blind me a bit but it somehow opened me to thinking about my life,and I havent yet stopped thinking about it yet.

Karma says every human has their fate pre-determined,pre-written in a pupil leaf which is preserved through the sands of time and which definitely depends on the deeds of the past life.But there are these finite number of fate-situations which means that the destinies of certain individuals clash and it even maintains that there is at least a single duplicate to everything an individual possess.Fingerprint. life-lines. Handwriting. Death-time. Birth-time. bruise-marks.even the DNA structure. IF this is true where does this leave us 'UNIQUE' people.Or being on the selfish note,where does this leave me.
I have no clue.As the people of Nahuroto put it "Nofuckinclue"

So if im supposed to be spaceman Spiff and go into the universe killing every l'il-big unearthly alien and searching for the eternal truth and how its linked to my fate,it would certainly open up a new oppurtunity to explore the mysticity related to my life.but alas!my pupil leaf is torn.Thats what the cards and my palm-lines tell me.So lets see,what would i do about my future...my career...my interests..my love-life...my entertainment...my bli-baa-bhoo's.....
I can turn into a tattoo artist...use the l'il bit of the artistic skills i have... and especially since i loved the life of the guy-who-did-my-tattoo.Its tax-free.Small.Un-complicted.Interesting.Kinda prosperous.And settle down in Bombay or Calcutta or in Athens...perform body art on heavenly bodies.
And then when my artistic skills have been honed enough,i can just take over the role of cartoonist BIll Watterson and create calvin and hobbes on a dialy newspaper.Ive always been influenced by Calvin...its like the comic strip has always been my favorite before Simpsons,Southpark,Peanuts,Batool-de-great,Asterix or The Archies.He's just an year younger to me.But we think on the same wavelength.Thats what entreats me.Everything has a life in it.
He had Hobbes,I had Jack.
He had Susie,I had Reshmi.
He's gross,but so am i,i think.
Pestering childhood.Wierd Imagination.He's 5.Im 23.Sigh!
And when im done with my job of being a cartoonist,maybe i can turn into a pirate like Jack Sparrow and sail the high seas in the Caribbean.
Sometimes I wonder how much did Calvin and Hobbes inscribe into the figment of my imagination.And why?Why did Calvin ever create Spaceman Spiff?Why does he think all adults are alien?Why does he think evil-monsters reside under his bed?And is Hobbes is alter-ego?......I strikingly find similarity in Calvin's personality.
It absofuckinglutely sucks to be normal,cool and hep...for me being wierd,uncool and savvy is more fun!
But then,he's still 5,and im 23 and still growing.
The second sigh!

"...the child,Calvin,is both king and keeper of his own realm,and he can be very choosy about the company he keeps.Of course ,this exclusivity only provokes many gown-ups into trying to regain the serendity of youth for themselves,to,in effect retrieve the irretrievable.A desperate few do things that later land them in the Betty Ford Center.The rest of us,more sensibly,read Calvin and Hobbes "
- Garry Trudeau

But at the end of all....I still go to my IT industrialised office in my pick-up Indica...with my ipod in my ears.....wearing shades....and still looking at the sky...and wondering what shit i should give about my future....

9 comments:

Random Doodler said...

(ahem...what a long rant!)
but otherwise...sincere, heartfelt advise...do NOT think. If u want to jump into space or off a cliff, tattoo on heavenly bodies, run for president or become a mass murderer, just DO it. The moment u start thinking, its half the battle lost. And before u know it you are back on the pick up indica (u got an indica???) and playing solitaire in your cubicle.

debanuj said...

long rant...ye ye ye!!!! :P

and temme something....do U not think!!!! some things were never meant to be.... this is just one o' them!!!!.....i think!

and nevaamind about the indica...it aint mine...but its mine practically!!!

dreamy said...

I simply love the way you write about your future.I mean from a tatoo artist to a pirate!amazing..and you know what?..if your imagination is sky high,there is nothing that stops you.Imagining becomes equivalent to living.Actually.thats what I think.

debanuj said...

i just wish i lived on my imagination.And just as soon as imagination take me sky-high....the fall-down to reality is pretty bad!
but thanks anyway!.... :)...
suffering from a wee-bit of inferiority complex!

rishi said...

shala re.....heta marani....rishi's weirdity.......lol....that was below the belly....but then callin you a ding a ling.......aah what the hell comrade......we shall meet and conqure da varld van day......and you still will be my faithfull and fiesty.....biatch......booyah!
i do lobe you you know that rite...

debanuj said...

we shall conquer naa re...even after we conquer the world ... CIA will out-smart u and take it all from u...muahahahahaha!!!

coffee stain said...

mosaad actually....
am listen to heal the worl now!
but your world as you say is pre-whatever....where's the guy who din't belive in fate...destiny... shackles.....the calvin i knew....you not calvin any more man....your dilbert.....think abt it...you wanna be calvin....that'd make me hobbes....grrrrr....no no rooaaar... but dude look only straight.. live in a world with no fear...together we'll cry happy tears...... come back man... let go....

and
rosie....ahem ahem??? as hobbes i have a right to know !!!

debanuj said...

i am calvin!!!!....and about hobbes n u....sigh!!!...a fat hobbes i got!!!... :P...

coffee stain said...

i so resent that......hobbes is the cuddly one....and i have been called cuddly....*thank you very much*... and remember....hobbes always kicks calvins ass....booyah!