Jul 16, 2005

25. A reason to fail

I first flunked in my class 1 exams,when my answer to the mathematical question 1+1 =1 was not accepted by my class teacher. My explanation that one tiger plus one lion = one tigress was not accepted by her.

I again failed in class 1; This time in LOVE.My girlfriend Renu ditched me when i stuck bubble gum under her shoes.

Then I failed in urine test when i was in class three. The yello samples landed me in bed for a couple of months with jaundice. I had a royal treatment though.

I twice failed in bike-riding test because the person who conducted the test found me guilty of keeping my foot on the ground while performing the age-old act of tracing an 8 with the bike. Little did he know that reaching the ground with both my legs;that too with a tall bike like unicorn, was itself an herculine task for me.

The first time i tried knotting a tie, it looked like britney spears's miniskirt.

I have worn a T-shirt inside out for one whole friday at my workplace with everyone but me noticing it.

The other day during my engineering days, I tried plugging the both ends of the same wire to the plug board and the whole college did not have power supply for two days.

I tried copying some 25 times in exams all my life and I have never been successful even once.


I was so down thinking about all my failures when i came across this poster. Great words from a great man. Such humility is rare to find in the present day scenario.




Now I have a reason to fail and am proud of failing
-Chronicwriter


11 comments:

  1. too bad u dont have as many failures as MJ to boast of.. he he.. ;)

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  2. The count of failure has always been much more than that of success ! But that's the strongest cushion to sit up and look ahead. Life would not be exciting if I were to win all the time with no body to defeat me.

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  3. dhanya: hehe someof my failures would have to go through the censor axe if i have to post it in my blog. after all you know what i am talking about.

    sandy: hehe.. very true.. life would not be exciting if u lose once after a string of victories.. but still a smiling face that depicts pure acceptance of defeat will suffice it

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  4. Did you just get a lil serious there?
    I really love the similes you use...Your first tie knot looked like Britney's skirt?!!?!
    hahahahaha
    ROTFL!

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  5. In my high school history class there was something similar to that poster, except about Abe Lincoln.

    I've failed at a couple of things, though, I have to admit, never a urine test. :)

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  6. arshat:yeaa. a little serious indeed.. hehe.. and the britney spears thingie.. did u imagine me in that costume? nooooooooooooooo

    nicky: i have even failed in a blood test once.. it was typhoid ..

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  7. Didnt find this post humorous. !
    Instead found my spirits lifted :)

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  8. arpana.. thank ya.. keep visiting and do add ya comments

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  9. omg..your post came at perfect time..i really really needed this!..i have exams going on..and i was hell tensed..
    thanks!:)

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  10. and btw i agree with arshat..even i liked the comparison of briteny spear's skirt!;)

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