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Gandhi “Even my hopes are brittle now”.

Disclaimer; This is just a spontaneous concocting of words, without any particular stoking of reason. And the interpretation follows after I had a good nap. So, its like its just creative dabbling.

shamma hae suhana
mausam ashiqana
yahan jo hona tha
wo to na hua
bas chal raha hae pina
hasina is sitting with kamina

aman me lagi hae aag
chaman me pasina
gam ka aaj bhi yuun
jam ke barasnaa !

daddy ji aye the
muskura kar bole
mere bhi tute hain tamanna !

Thinking about it hours later this is what I meant;

The ambiance and weather is all fine here in India
The economic development that were expected here
Were not to happen.
Only celebrations

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तुम्हारे फुर्सत — in your leisure !

उर्दू ही तो है;
… … तुम्हारे फुर्सत में भी तुमाहरे बाप के मेहनत नज़र आये
तुम्हारे लड़खड़ाने में उसके तौर तरीके – मसले – नज़र आए

… … Your leisure shall remind you your fathers hard-work.
Your failures shall remind you his philosophies and issues.

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Which books to follow if you are to begin learning Japanese. #mdashf #Japanese1

These 3 books I actually purchased from Japan and gifted my brother back in 2004 perhaps, I returned to India in 2008, about 2-3 years ago in 2010 or 2011 he found them and returned me as I was trying to learn some Japanese again. So I started learning again. Which is when I started writing my own haikus.

Which books to follow if you are to begin learning Japanese. #mdashf #Japanese1

When I am asked for my references for which books one should follow to begin learning Japanese, here is what I suggest.

1. For Hiragana, Katakana (the phonetic alphabet)

This book comes with many exercises and really quick to teach you most important things as a beginner. Its an excellent and slim size book.

にほんご かんたん (reads Nihongo Kantan, in Hiragana, means: Easy Japanese)

Book Title: SPEAK JAPANESE, A textbook for young students.

Authors, Kiyo Saka and Hisako Yoshiki
Publications, Kenkyusha

2. Learning practical and wide deal of applications into living life in Japan, this “Lonely Planet Phrasebooks for Japanese” with 2000 words 2-way pocket size dictionary.

3. Learning Kanji, the pictograph Chinese icons,, images that are used in Japanese (hence they entail their own rule and phonetic translation)

Only 400 (out of about 3000 that makes you almost complete Japanese for communication) are described with explanations that can be easily grasped.

Book: Kanji Connections. By Tae Moriyama.
English translation by Bob and Reiko Gavey
(guys get married to Japanese women and write texts to teach Japanese)
From Publishers; Tsufunotomo Co. Ltd.