Photo by Ozge Karabal from Pexels In last week’s poems, I restricted myself by following the word count recommended by @Streetwritersofficial. Again, Streetwritersofficial is a community on Instagram where writers’ and poets’ works are featured. This week, I don’t really feel like being constricted by word count. I think, due to hunger and thirst from fasting, my emotions… Read More Undressing Facades Through Poems
I have been writing poems using the prompts from @Streetwritersofficial. Streetwritersofficial is a community on Instagram where they feature writers’ and poets’ works. They also give daily prompts with word count that writers/poets may follow. The experience allows me to play with words and be creative! I’m excited to share this after the feedback I… Read More Poems (2nd week of April 2021)
I have been writing poems using the prompts from @Streetwritersofficial. Streetwritersofficial is a community on Instagram where they feature writers’ and poets’ work. They also give daily prompts with word count that writers/poets may follow. The experience allows me to play with words and be creative! I wasn’t into poems but it’s been fun! Here… Read More Poems (1st week of April 2021)
It reflected the vastness of my consciousness.
It showed me my fears, ill-wishes, and glitches.
It showed me the depth of the things I always cried about.
It showed me the ugly things I didn’t want to look at.… Read More What I Saw in the Mirror
“A student once said, “When I was a Buddhist, it drove my parents and friends crazy, but when I am buddha, nobody is upset at all” — An excerpt from the book “Wherever You Go, There You Are” by Jon Kabat-Zinn What is the common characteristic of people who leave a remarkable mark in this… Read More I have a question for you
What if I tell you the person you think you lost is really not gone?That as long as you have them in your heart, they live on?You really didn’t lose anything.In fact, you have all the beautiful cherished memories with them that continue to inspire you, serve as life lessons, and make you the person… Read More To those who still grieve
When you feel like running away from everything, remember that you are the one that experiences your given life situations. The only destination you would get to is to you. “You” is your very home. Call it a creation of God, a piece of God, the one that’s one with the universe, the very life… Read More A reminder to take a pause
In the midst of your own battle, you search for that thing that will make you go sane.Sanity is what makes you like yourself when you look in the mirror.Sanity is when you hum to your favorite happy songs.Sanity is when you wake up in the morning, thanking your God or the universe you are… Read More Sanity
110 days of isolation13 more days of promised freedomI, embracing the coming to lightGoodbye to a found loveWelcoming my divine 9188 days of existenceSome weeks and days since I bought this mug for coffeeIt used to be a pairFor me, and for him Agonized, but I’m fineRainy days will come and passI wonder,Does love find… Read More Coming to light
I waited for yesterday when I could have begun again the day before itI fret about the time that I lost“Again?” I thought. As if on a loop, I wander offTo self-loathing, self-inflicting personThen as if someone has slapped me across the face to wake me up to my senses,“There’s no going back, try again”… Read More Begin Again