A flash of numerous pictures sequenced. Memories flooded together with sudden twitches. Burdening past, haunting bruises, and overpowering sorrow!
She built a nest inside her. Adorning it with all her jewels, overcoming the restless urges that brought forth the broken episodes of her life, she somehow got Continue reading
Here's a handful of sand
from infinite grains on beach.
As they fall trying to escape,
more clearer is the picture other side.
Past provides clarity, and
Future is far from haze.
Among the sand hills,
I walk naked, with chivalry lost
and the regret of an oasis passed.
I see nothing but the sand dunes.
I hear nothing but swooshing winds.
I find none but my own dark shadow. Continue reading
“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. ”
– George Washington
Why do we make an excuse? Is that really bad?
Most often, it is. Every failure, every lost opportunity, brings in a growth retardant – self-doubt. When self-doubt enters our life, esp. when so much seems at stake, we start making excuses for two reasons:
➟ First, excuses make it easier to live with our failed expectations.
➟ Second, if we fail in a new trial, we already have a reason in hand.
The most common excuse which we come up with is the lack of time. We miss opportunities not because of lacking time but by misperceiving time. To support our arguments, the handiest tools are Continue reading
The view is always better from distance. When you get closer, you don’t get the perfect looks. You get to see the flaws. More of them, actually!
So are our relationships. It always appears pleasant from a distance. Only when you commit, you feel the real vibe. You might find pleasure, reflections, and even stuff you don’t like.
As a generic instance, let us consider the marvels of nature.
We don’t say that the mighty mountains might have looked better had they been steeper. We don’t judge the Continue reading
Would you be willing to erase a certain part of your life – childhood, teens, the period of 20s, or adult stage? Most won’t.
Even if each stage carries a ton of bitter memories, there’ll Continue reading
Reluctance to participate
in a fancy dress competition,
not wanting to remove
that favourite dress of yours!
Sing a mad song with wrong lyrics
in the company of neighbours,
which you now wouldn’t
even dare to mutter a line!
Wake up from deep sleep
just to give that foolish smile,
on hearing that favourite music
playing between ads on TV! Continue reading