Enveloped in mid-summer colours, the towering Gopuram of the Meenakshi Amman temple cast its gracious shadow on me as I stood basking in its majesticity. After handing over my mobile phone, handbags and cameras, I grew ready to be drenched in the positivity surrounding the goddess’s throne. To my disappointment though, this visit turned out to be an eye-opening one. A visit that raised a … Continue reading Of Godless Chambers and Greedy Men
Why do you see in black and white When vivid dreams of vibrance Soar inside your overbearing heart Why do you see in black and white When you are often lured into the darkness Only to find your way back to the light Why do you see in black and white When you have shades of grey Running through your throbbing veins Why do you … Continue reading Black and White
Tied down by her confining mind, She struggled to break free Of the illusionary shackles With words as deep as the ocean Lost in the depths of her unfathomable heart, She wanted to play hide and seek Sometimes found, sometimes lost For, a woman of contradictions was she She met with hurdles aplenty Some tall and some wide, But she crossed them with A spirit … Continue reading She Became the Fire
O perplexing heart Why do you look for elusive treasures When all you want is a smile O perplexing heart Why do you dwell in the past When all that matters is the future O perplexing heart Why do you crave perfection When flaws are the most beautiful O perplexing heart Why do you hold yourself back When an uninhibited laugh is … Continue reading Craving The Simple Things
Been having such a roller-coaster of a year. Being the expert procrastinator that I am, I keep finding ways to put off my personal writing. Considering that it’s been long enough, I decided to post this little poem. 🙂 🙂 The world is overwhelming enough without your recurring self-doubts, So, stay still oh dear heart of mine. Tomorrow is another day, a fresh start … Continue reading Stay Still
It’s been 9 months since my last blog post and I wish I could be one of those breezy people who would probably go “Who is keeping count?” Instead, I belong to the category of people who would wake up every day and remind themselves or rather question themselves on why they still haven’t written something in their beloved blog yet. Long story short, … Continue reading Where is my Silver Lining?
The society sometimes gives us a running wheel. Running in the wheel gives us the feeling of running free and wild. We run miles together with no wind in our hair only to one day realize that the wheel was given to us to keep us in the cage. The running wheel gives you an illusion of freedom but that’s not what life is about, … Continue reading 100 THEMES WRITING CHALLENGE: THEME NO.6:The True You