Poems

Faith & Hope


At times of distress,

When life seems like one big mess

Like the view from behind a black shade

Where Everything looks bleak and grey

When getting out of bed seems like a hurculean task

And you feel like heading outside with a clowns mask

Keeping putting one foot before the other

And just tell yourself I’ll get thru this  hour

For everyone, we’ve got only this day

Even when life seems all lovely we will never know how long it is there to stay

The miseries that are at your doorsteps

Are not tattooed onto your life forever

With just a dollop of faith and a grain of hope

Take a deep breath and calmly cope

For When you are on the other side, you will see

How this pain has broken something deeper within thee,

To bring forth light and discard the unnecessary.

So hold on don’t let go…

For another miracle is yet to unfold.

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Thoughts

Do you take your thoughts seriously?

If so I can imagine how your life would be,

riddled with fear and anxiety

life feels like a horror film on eternity

But if you observe very carefully

They are like passing clouds floating endlessly

Dont believe them unnecessarily

For they are not what they seem to be.

Replace them with positivity

whenever it is necessary

Let them float across without touching thee

Being aware of the vicious cycle of negativity

You will see your life turnaround

to a future that is bright and unbound.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prince Charming

Fairy tales read at bedtime

Told me of a Prince who would complete me in this lifetime

Held on to this dreams and looked out the window,

For the Prince to arrive and take away my sorrow.

Held on to the hope that my Prince would arrive,

And deliver me, from this prison of mine.

Held on to the fantasy that once the Prince enters,

I would be free from my dark tormentor.

My Prince did arrive, I thought I was finally saved

I sighed with relief that I got the love that I craved

Little did I know, that he was looking for the same

Someone to complete him – a dame who would take his name.

Disappointments took me on a quest for the question that still loomed

Why did I still feel incomplete? Am I doomed?

After all the searches the path led me back to me.

There was nothing that I lacked and I was whole and complete.

I was my savior and the answer to my questions in the end,

And my ‘Happily ever after’ began just then.

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Awake?

 

Seas filled with toxic dump,

Forests slayed to make more room,

Carbon spewed through the industrial pump

Making glaciers melt fast, pronouncing doom.

Hatred running rampant with her hair billowed in the breeze

People killed in the name of glory

Nuclear tensions rising with unease

Animals lives too are grim and gory

God are you awake? don’t you see, all that is happening in our planet which makes me weep.

Please wake up God, clear this mess I plead.

In the silence God whispered

I am awake

ARE YOU?

 

 

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Unity

Unity

If all the people were Hindus

Or If all the people were Christians

Or if all the people in the world were  Muslims

Promise me that there would be less blood shed.

If all the people were brown

Or if all the people were black

Or if all the people were white

Promise me that there would be no hatred.

If all the people spoke Spanish

Or if all the people spoke English

Or if all the people spoke Hindi

Promise me that there would be more understanding.

In a world which flourishes with diversity

Where everything and everyone is as unique as one can be

Why do we seek to conform  humanity to singularity?

There is beauty in our variety

So let no one take propriety

Let’s learn to rejoice in our differences with humility

and be united as one big human race family.

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A lonely life…

lonely

A lonely life I had chosen to live
On a mountain in recluse
Far away from the maddening crowd
Far away from the flawed mankind
They were selfish, arrogant and rude
In need of constant approval from the croods
Putting fake mask and pretending
Trying to act important and condescending
I hated them all so to say,
So I chose to stay far, far away.
One day my eyes caught my eyes on the mirror in front of me
I saw my SELF for the first time I felt
A being of light and love personified
Was the real me hiding inside.
Tears overflowed like rain on my cheeks
A joy exploded and I reached a new peak.
Then I saw that I was all-
Hatred and love, greed and generosity, pride and humbleness, war and peace
And that I had always the choice
To follow the path of fear or love
All along I had chosen fear
and so I had become a hater.
My eyes finally opened to the reality
I accepted myself as I was born to be
With all of lives duality.
A profound peace finally descended me
A blanket of love engulfed me.
I now walked down the hill
And embraced the first soul to my hearts fill.
For he was me and I was him with faults and imperfections
And it was finally okay with me.

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Is this it?

todo
I climbed along the stairs of life
Ticking on my to do list.

First came a job to fill my pocket with belongings
Second came a beautiful dame to fill my lonely hour’s longings.
Third came power to control and manipulate
and to get where I wanted to be was my only mandate.

I slogged, I strived by burning the midnight light.
I gave my time to reach the heights.

I crushed many lives and swallowed a lot of pride
to arrive where I wanted to be.
Ditched the feelings of others and
pointed out at the so called weak as sissies and made
them cringe inside.

One fine day all the items on my list was now ticked and I sighed,
I thought I would feel an euphoria that had never existed and a lot of pride.
But instead a hollowness from within seized me tight
And asked me is this all there is to this life?