Poetry

Trapped In The Shell

"Trapped in tough folds Folds of thick fabric Inside a shell. Reflect, reflect. Wriggle, be calm Wriggle, be firm Wriggle, be persistent Move, break out. Break out, now see Yourself, differently. See with, the soul's eye Your broken shell, Your cocoon. You are then- A butterfly. The sky is yours So is the breeze Fly… Continue reading Trapped In The Shell

Poetry

Sitting Dumb

"Let's keep doing, What we usually do. And stay, With our mouth shut. Sit, Dumb. And wait, For the catastrophe To happen. Then, We will all speak." Isn't that what most of us usually do? But we should not. We all face situations where a feeble voice speaking in our support seems the strongest to… Continue reading Sitting Dumb

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Rescuing the Princess

Let me tell you a sweet tale today. Once upon a time in a far away land ( cliche, huh?), there used to be a beautiful princess who stayed in a grand palace. She was like a tender rose. She had the best manners and was kind hearted (isn't she always?). Everything in her life… Continue reading Rescuing the Princess

Campaign

IWON: The Campaign

I request you to share this post so that it can reach out to people and many may join the campaign. IWON: Inspiring Women Of the Nations is a online campaign meant to bring out the power in women which they already possess. Through this initiative we want to make our thoughts reach out to… Continue reading IWON: The Campaign

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Conceal

"Smile when you are happy , Cry when you are sad." Taught the kindergarten teacher to her little students. But, perhaps they did not need to learn this, for this is what they always do. But.... "Now, at this time, I wish to learn that again And unlearn the art of concealing my happiness and… Continue reading Conceal

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An Advice to your younger self

What advice will you give to your younger self? I have come across this question quite a many times. But as this is thought-provoking, it set me pondering. And i came up with this answer-- I'd probably not tell my younger self about the hardships she has to face, about the realities of people or… Continue reading An Advice to your younger self

Poetry

Stronger Than The Storm

Here is a poem-- "When the sky grew dark The lightening would strike To scare me When i was little, Which was not long ago. Now the thunder roars The same as before. The waters fall furiously Like they used to. But i am what is different here The winds hurl wildly With the same… Continue reading Stronger Than The Storm

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Defining ‘No’

No exclamation 1.used to give a negative response or expressing disagreement noun 1.a negative answer or decision. No is the most misunderstood word. A man said to her wife when she put forward her longing to work, a clear "no". The same man abuses his wife with his belt in his hand, and when she… Continue reading Defining ‘No’

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Women’s day or is it?

Happy international women's day. I believe every day is women's day. Every day we celebrate, when we ignore the news of how a little girl got harassed. When we see them mocking her at her workplace, but we stay mum. When we see her being teased on the streets, but it does not matter to… Continue reading Women’s day or is it?

Poetry

The Poem: It Isn’t About Falling

Here is the complete poem-- "It isn't about falling once The sun wasn't bright And the hurdle wasn't clear Enthusiasm went low In the absence of the glow And You fell once. It isn't about crying now That tear smudged face Is your real fall It isn't about despairing You can't hide      … Continue reading The Poem: It Isn’t About Falling