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

Pacific

It was pacific, It was silent, But the wind didn't stop whistling. No words uttered in the room but my heart wildly thumping. The morning was so still But the flowers bloomed with a soft crispy sound. Faint chirping of a little bird And Tranquility around, No, there wasn't peace in the silence But in… Continue reading Pacific

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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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Peek-A-Boo!!

Hello, I was clicking pictures of flowers in my garden and some of them turned out to be interesting. ( Photography is a new interest!!) Though this looked like a very ordinary photograph at first look but then I couldn't help but notice the little insect in this picture. What amused me is that this… Continue reading Peek-A-Boo!!

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In a room full of people

I was sitting amongst known faces, acquaintances. All, who were busy chattering, laughing. I was sitting amongst friends, my heart breaking quietly, my head felt as if filled with some smoke. My face, though, expressionless. These were those to whom I would run to, if I see them upset. But, my expectations from them, that… Continue reading In a room full of people

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Nature: To relate and To learn

When you explore nature, which aspect of it can you relate to your real life and which aspect of it teaches you something? A dear friend asked me the above. And here I am presenting you another thought-provoking question. My answer went like this- Everything of nature is an object of my admiration. Its beauty… Continue reading Nature: To relate and To learn

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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What is Beauty?

"Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'--that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." - John Keats We use the word 'beautiful'¬†quite often, but do we really know what it means? Beauty is slowly losing its real meaning, becoming just the charms of outer appearance. But I think there is a lot… Continue reading What is Beauty?