"We both know there is no place to go but somewhere else, to dream of the being and not the becoming, to keep moving under the stars..."

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Hello, my name is Faren.

I'm from wild Florida where it rains more than it shines. I'm a poet, photographer, passionately brown girl, nose-in-book kind of reader, lover of words & the earth.

I'm finding my place as a writer & 21st century poet, defying the conventions of my skin color and the effects of crowd & chaos that infringe on internal peace. I hope to maybe leave behind a few words that'll make people think and love and cry (crying is most important). I'm also obsessed with my name and its all-too relevant meaning (see below).


Faren {FARE-en}


ORIGIN Celtic (Gaelic) Farran from Farachan, meaning "Descendant of Farachan", also Afghan Farrah, meaning "Glorified", also Irish surname,

Meaning "One who wanders (wanders, but is not lost)"


I'm sure you're a wandering soul, like me. There are so many wild & wonderful things in this world, it justifies running around trying to love them all.

Thanks for wandering over to my blog, I hope you'll stay for a bit. You're beautiful.

Contact: faren.rajkumar@gmail.com

For photos of flowers, vegan escapades, yoga, my travels, and reverent homage to my Hindu heritage & the earth, check out my Instagram:


If you're searching for something different, check out Science (fiction) of Love, a literary experiment combining sci-fi and romance to indulge my inner nerd.

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22 May 2012


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Faren Rajkumar

Haha. No UV Filter. I actually did this video just to experiment with Adobe Premier's visual effects, and that "funny green ghosting" is actually the result of two layers of ghost filters. I thought it made for an interesting effect... But now that I've got the program all figured out, it's time for some serious film making. *rolling up sleeves*
And yeah. That song is the best thing I've heard in a while. Apparat is really great.


Is that you dancing? Haha, you got some moves! I wish I was able to dance so freely.

On a different not, did you shoot this with a UV filter? At night, sunset/rise, or when there are a lot of lights I'd advise against using it since they usually are not coated for anti-glare and cause that funny green ghosting.

Great song, btw. I'll have to add it to my playlist.

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