A word due to whichthe world practically thrives,That which holds immense power to eliminate sorrows and strife.They know it by the name of happiness..As something that can overcome all the distress.It lies in front of you,And yet, its hard to find..To seek what you call bliss,You need nothing but a positive mind.Many search for it, butonly a few actually create it.. Happiness..It resides in simple … Continue reading Happiness
Choice. That one word which creates diversity in the world. Each person in this world has a different choice. No two persons have the exactly same choices. Isn’t this a beautiful thing? But quite often this beautiful thing is the cause of conflict among people. It is human nature to think that the person in front of us must have the same opinion as we … Continue reading Choice.
This poem is a monologue of the lotus flower..a flower that blooms through mud. When you look at the lotus through a poetic angle, it seems so closely related to human life..so read on! You may bury me under the dirt,You may cover me up with mud,You may not give me enough to growAnd yet, I will bloomIt is difficult, no doubt,To rise from the … Continue reading Lotus
‘Sonder’ – A beautiful word coined by John Koenig Quite often, we think about our own life..about the ups and downsAbout the smiles and frownsEach one of us marvels at the vivid life we live..Our mind revolves around our own self..My strengths, my weaknesses, my struggles, my achievements, my hobbies are the thoughts that dominate our mind. Quite often we are so wrapped up in … Continue reading Sonder- The realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own
Wabi-sabi (Japanese)The discovery of beauty within the imperfections of life.. We humans consider ourselves to be some kind of superior species. We just want everything we crave for. Somewhere in the mind’s eye, each one of us is busy drawing a picture perfect scene of what we want our life to be.We look at this picture every single morning, strive hard for it and at … Continue reading The wabi-sabi way
The sun woke up stretching its wide arms.It spread its shine on the sea sprawled beneath. The pure rays of the rising sun fell onto the waves, blending them with a golden aura..The waters of the sea sparkled, and the sea too woke up for a new day.. The waves gently caressed the shore, with their familiar noise that sounded so much like a melody..As … Continue reading Where the sky meets the sea..
It stood shining in the early summer sun,Tall and mighty and yet so beautifulThat tree with all its leaves sprawled,Was simply a sight to behold..Its old trunk bore no sign of its age,It looked as if it had a got a new life,With a pleasant smile, it embraced the warmth..Winter came with a chilly eye,Cold sank down everywhere you could spy,But that tree- it did … Continue reading The Evergreen Diadem
Travelling is that thing that showers you with impeccable joy, a heavenly solitude. To go to a place, to explore it gives the mind sheer bliss.Its an amazing feeling to feast your eyes upon a snow capped peak, a pink cloudy sky, the vast expanse of a sea or on a dazzling night sky. The scenic roads, deep valleys just compel us to take a … Continue reading The wanderlust in you
Whenever you come across something bizarre but true, your immediate reaction is, “Are you telling the truth?!”Deep in your heart, you know that it is the truth. Yet you find it hard to believe it. Every human lives in his or her own comfort zone. This comfort zone is his own creation, woven out of dreams and aspirations. It is your own land of cupcakes … Continue reading Does truth seem stranger than fiction?
Today evening as I sat in my window,Watching the empty streets,listening to the sound of silence;I suddenly heard a merry voice-“Hey there! Feeling caged?”Startled, I turned to the voice and saw a parrot,calling happily.I sighed happily, “ Yes perhaps, it has changed a lot.My fantasies have met dead ends,my dreams of enjoyment have shattered,and here I am, trapped in my own cage.”The parrot smiled- it … Continue reading Caged