Landscape & Karma

Landscape & Karma

Landscape over Albuquerque, NM, 2019

Soaring over this landscape, As I admire its naked beauty, I hear laughter, and sighs.

Nay.

It is not my offspring engaged in entertainment. But murmurs and muffled sounds, of spirits from a past life. They mock me, in giddy cackling. They are soft whispers, voices of my Karma. My Karma of being a gust of wind.. and wishing to be a cloud. My Karma of being a cloud… and then wishing to be a bird. My Karma of being a bird… and then wishing to be human. And now being one. Only to realize that being human Is nothing but a trap that keeps me from being anything or anyone that is truly free.

(c) Nandita Godbole, 2019

Flying over Albuquerque, NM. Photo taken: June 2, 2019

AUTHOR

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Nandita Godbole

Once a botanist & landscape architect.

Now a personal chef & author, an artist, graphic designer, blogger & poet. 

 

Loves freshly brewed chai, the crisp salty ocean breeze, watching monsoon rains & walking barefoot through cold mountain streams. 

 

Believes in the strength, positivity of the human spirit. Is spiritual but not a fanatic. 

 

Mom of one. Two, if she counts her husband.