Unearthed

Pinching out from the rotting layers Spreading them across the fragile cloth Fragments of forgotten time between the fingers Bending down for a closer look Is that still a reality which can be compared? Decayed time smells unpleasant Surrendered to the immense pressures of change All those ill-fated clocks have been abandoned The fragile cloth cowers after some time What else could be revealed? Trite … Continue reading Unearthed

We Shape our Future

We aren’t safe behind walls, but we are safer if we trust each other and accept the differences. Storytelling can help all the voices to contribute to humanity’s story. We can all listen and understand our purpose to become aware. The fact that we emphasize the differences and colour them with our illogical perceptions is an impediment to building a bridge to connect different thoughts. … Continue reading We Shape our Future

Poetic Compassion

A poem looking compassionately through someone else’s eyes  Somone who trusts the poet unwaveringly with all the feelings The task of translating them is a responsibility To create an uncontroversial canvas with the same genuineness A poet’s selfless gesture to listen, listen honestly from the heart and soul The poem may not be about the poet’s ‘I’ But it does have eyes to feel someone’s … Continue reading Poetic Compassion

Etiquette

Good Etiquette does not depend on age or status of an individual in society. It comes from a conscious effort to stay away from immature and shallow perspectives. One should cultivate compassionate feelings to display honest emotions rather than mere exhibitionism of vague and arrogant behaviour. Erosion of honesty and integrity is lessening the compassionate qualities and coercing minds towards unnecessary aggression.  If you honestly … Continue reading Etiquette

To the Messenger

One can dream of traveling with the winds They visit from nowhere with fresh messages  The trusted interlocutor Ask about the teacher who sends words of wisdom Seeking nothing in return Only keen ears and open minds to comprehend Truth is never easy to accept Heart may sigh and turn away for a while Never mind, the wind will visit again Universe is compassionate towards the … Continue reading To the Messenger