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Kaam….Aaaram! (Work….Rest!) :)

26 Feb

bench_trilogy

Kaam…
Hum khoob karte the!
Aaraam…
Kya hey? Ye poocha karte the!

Din ho ya raat…
Kaam ki thi baat!
Tha bus chai ka saath…
Na dost na ghar, jaise anaarth!

Kaam….
Hum liya karte the!
Aaraam…
Ka khwaab dekh bhi naa sakte the!

Badal gaya zamaana…
Recession naya bahaana!
Taala laga hua khazaana…
Bandh hua jashan manaana!

Aaraam…
Karne ki aadath nahin!
Kaam…
Karte rehna lagta hey sahi!

Nahi hoon pareshan about my bhatakta mann…
But the worry is about the badhta tann!
Bench pe tashreef actually pains… πŸ˜‰
But kya kare, boss says profitability constraints! πŸ˜›

Aaraam…
Main kar nahi sakta!
Kaam…
Kiye bina main reh nahi sakta! πŸ˜€

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English Translation:
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Work…
We used to do in lots!
Rest…
Whats that? We used to ask!

Whether day or night…
Talks were about work!
Tea was our only companion…
No friends nor family, just like orphans!

Work…
We used to take!
Rest…
We couldn’t even dream about it!

The situation has changed…
Recession is the latest excuse!
All treasures are locked…
All treats have stopped!

Rest…
We are not used to it!
Work…
Doing it seems to be the right thing!

I’m not bothered about my wandering mind…
But the worry is about putting on weight!
Sitting on bench, it actually pains… πŸ˜‰
But what to do, boss says ‘profitablity constraints’! :mrgreen:

Rest…
I cannot do!
Work…
Without which I cannot live! πŸ˜€

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10 Comments

Posted by on February 26, 2009 in Happens~2~me, I~do~such~things

 

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10 responses to “Kaam….Aaaram! (Work….Rest!) :)

  1. aparna

    February 27, 2009 at 9:00 am

    \Bench pe tashreef actually pains\\ waise kaam kar kar ke bhi dukhtaa hai re :)..bench pe ho toh kya hua..tum toh 24/7 busy rehtey ho πŸ™‚

     
  2. iselldreams

    February 27, 2009 at 11:34 am

    hahahahaha
    aarre wahh you summarized the whole issue in such a short and simple way….loved it…
    btw i am also scared of putting on weight:(

     
  3. chriz

    February 27, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    i was in bench for two months before i quit my job

     
  4. Sree

    February 27, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    @ Aparna,

    Hehe…haan kya karu…chup reh nahi sakta, bait bhi nahi sakta! πŸ˜‰
    Thanks buddy! πŸ˜€

    @ Isd,

    Haan kya? πŸ˜›
    Thanks buddy! πŸ˜€

    @ Chriz,

    Oh…In my case just 7 days…am into a new one coming week! πŸ˜€
    Thanks buddy! πŸ˜€

     
  5. cutestangel

    February 27, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    brilliant poem and great translation too!!

     
  6. amrita

    February 28, 2009 at 9:13 am

    butt badte tan se to bench par aram milega πŸ˜€ πŸ˜›

     
  7. Sravya

    February 28, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    πŸ™‚ Good one… I was in that situation at the start of my project… I used to beg my boss for work πŸ˜‰ Now I donno what rest is πŸ™‚

    Good to see ur poems after so long…

     
  8. Sree

    February 28, 2009 at 10:50 pm

    @ C-A,

    Thanks buddy! πŸ˜€

    @ Amrita,

    Waisa aaram nahi chahiye…too much hojaata hey!! πŸ˜‰
    Thanks buddy! πŸ˜€

    @ Sravy,

    Hey wonderful to hear from you after a long time…watcha doing in UK?
    Thanks for liking this one! πŸ™‚

     
  9. Sravya

    February 28, 2009 at 11:02 pm

    Thanks! I’m doing MBA at Scotland…

     
  10. Sree

    February 28, 2009 at 11:05 pm

    @ Sravy,

    Great to know that! All the very best!! πŸ™‚
    Keep visiting and stay in touch!! πŸ˜€

     

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