Sunday, March 11, 2012


What did you say?
What are you saying?
Are you sure?
These are some expressions
People generally exclaim
Hearing problem is not to blame
Like confirmation tests in
Chemistry labs
People often press
The confirmation tab
Sometimes it seems essential
Sometimes okay
Sometimes irritating and
Sometimes funny
A girl in her coaching center
Asked the next schedule of her class
From her very devoted mentor
“Come tomorrow at 3 o’clock”
Said the sir
“3 o’clock? In the afternoon, sir?”
The girl tried to confirm.

(A teacher cannot be so devoted to teach at 3 o’clock at night. Can he?)

Written for: One Single Impression




Harshad mehta said...

Yes, confirmation is sought often. I like the example given here.

Thanks for your imaginative prompt.

Tarang Sinha said...

Thank you!:)

booguloo said...

I bet the mentor smiled inwardly.

Mama Zen said...

That's pretty funny!

Paige said...

you are on point tarang - we
humans seem to look for confirmation continually.

charming writng.

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Booguloo: Yes, the mentor must have smiled inwardly:) Thanks.

@ Mama Zen: Thank you!:)

@ Paige: Thanks a lot!:)

pieceofpie said...

i like the idea of a confirmation tab available to all of us... something like the staples "that's easy" button....

drieskewrites said...

In confirmation we try to find ourselves.
Thank you for the prompt! :)

⁂ܓVållῐ ⁂ܓ☺ said...

Nice post dear......Lolz....nice example..:P

I too still confirm things which are pretty obvious..:P

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Pieceofpie: :) Thanks!

@ drieskewrites: Thank you for visiting:)

@ Valli: Thank you!
You manage to bring smile to many faces, I guess:)

Andy said...

LOL...something we all do, I'm sure! Thanks for sharing.

Thirsting For Your Love

Mary said...

oh, possibly a teacher can't be expected to do it, right! Such a nice poem!

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Andy: Yes. Thank you:)

@ Mary: Right. Glad you liked it:) Thanks!

zg said...

great insight Tarang! ---- (Just sharing a point of view : Is not ' Confirmation ' the fine line that demarcates theists & atheists ? ---- warm good wishes )

Sreeja said...

oh that is right...a thing we do often but not think much about the foolishness sometimes...

Tarang Sinha said...

@ zg: Maybe, you're right! Thank you for liking this and good wishes:)

@ Sreeja: :) Yes, we do it quite often. Thanks!:)

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