I too loaned

big-rain-drops-on-green-leavesI could wear my diamonds

But I loaned them to sky

To twinkle away at night.


My string of pearls is missing

Hidden safe in the shells

Of many oysters in sea.

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Bollywood Boat Songs – Haunting Melodies

There is something very peaceful, very romantic, very pleasant about a small boat swaying in a river or a rivulet. The passengers moving in tune to the waves, the waters, the boatman some how seems to be a metaphor for life. These are all very old songs that the current generation might not have been exposed to, some or all of them predate me. The lyrics, understated music go very well along with the boat ride and make for a beautiful experience. Let me get on with the list without any more of the chatter.

I was on the search for 10 but could only get 7. There are other boat songs but I wanted to list only melodies. My hunt will be on and the list will get updated when I hear more. In the meanwhile, if you have any personal favorites, please do let me know.

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