Mending Wall

Suyash Chopra

Mending Wall Wall Graffiti in Monterey, California

This week’s challenge Wall reminds me of one of the most admired poems of English literature, which I had read in my school – ‘Mending Wall’, published in 1914. Written by one of the most celebrated poets of history, Robert Frost, this is a very playful and imaginative poem about the process, and least about the end. Possibly interpreted in a myriad ways, this poem is a treat to read after the long spell of winter has come to an end in this part of the world when neighbors begin the process of repairing their fences during spring. Read it and you will enjoy it with the contrasting imagery of this poem. It will invariably provoke lots of thoughts in your mind from your own life and experiences.

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,
And spills the…

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Santosh Namby

A lover of Nature who loves photography and works as a Civil Servant, Santosh Namby Chandran has been a photographer for several years. Starting with a point and shoot 35mm film camera from canon to progressing to a film SLR and then a DSLR, his photographic journey has been a long one, filled with immense learning. Trained as an Ecologist and a Civil Servant, he merges his worlds and moves seamlessly though the corridors of power as well as overgrown jungles. An avid trekker and hiker, he has a penchant for shooting butterflies and birds...

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