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As I sit here at the end of my work day

I decide to listen to some music while I check personal emails. The first two songs are 'Sawa Rupaya' and 'Dreamum Wakeupum'  from the film "Aiyya". I realise that these songs are in such contrast to the work day I have just had. 

It's been a mixed kind of a day work wise...up and down and up and down and rather dull. 

I spent the morning doing some research for a work thing. I'm absolutely not feeling motivated to finish this task, but tomorrow I will have to. I had said this yesterday too. Ah well !

I did one task very well and that put me back in good spirits.

I was assigned a task that actually doesn't fall in my purview, but will have to do it nonetheless, since there is nobody else in the company presently who can do it. Its a little tiresome to be in this position. Exclusivity isn't always good, I think to myself.

I got an email related to some work that I have been wanting to take up and I'm very pleased about it.

Finally, with all the work out of the way, I am slowly packing up to leave and, thanks to the songs I just listened to, feeling cheerful again. In fact, I'm feeling quite upbeat. These songs are totally far-out ! Crazy - that's the only way to describe the lyrics of both songs. The tunes of both songs are uplifting. What a fun combination of lyrics and music. I love both songs :)

I've always been a lyrics, melody and harmony person. I don't fancy much the songs whose lyrics I can't decipher (e.g. many English songs that involve screeching, loud noises etc.) or those whose lyrics don't evoke some feeling in me. Likewise for the tune of a song - there has to be a tune. Crashing, banging noises do nothing for me. A good beat can hold my interest for a short while. But if I remember a song years later, its only because of its lyrics and tune.

I realise that, like a song, I need my day too, to have meaningful words that will vibe with me,  a melodious tune, a harmony to it.


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