Mourn Me Not

The sun,–the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man–burst upon the crowded city in clear and radiant glory. Through costly-coloured glass and paper-mended window, through cathedral dome and rotten crevice, it shed its equal ray.”― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist On misty days and grief drenched mornings,When sight…

Quiddity

“It isn’t by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into the world…by getting so tuned in that we can ride the waves of our existence and never get tossed because we become the waves.”― Ken Kesey, Kesey’s Garage Sale Through a seam in the fabric of existenceDoes the day’s soul leak…

In Burgundy

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”― Lloyd Alexander Under a temporal roof, doesThis tale take place.When they refused to standFor fear of falling,In Burgundy, we chased the stars. Forgotten thoughts left to oscillateBetween realms unknown, were all we were.As daisies* witheredUnder stares of scrutiny,In Burgundy we blossomed. Victims of…

A Novel Dream

You’re something between a dream and a miracle.― Elizabeth Barrett Browning In forgotten realms, they reside.Tales of old,That bring to life,Memories of what once wasAs life’s fallen autumn leaves,Show me glorious pastsLaid in blatant disregard. For lives that thrived on a compulsive past,I write a new song of hopeWith melodies, that playOn wavelengths of the universe….

Closure

Nothing changes until people decide to do the things they must, in order to bring about peace.― Shannon L. Alder Sometimes the harder one holds on, the more they realise why they should let go. The day is young and we trudge along the numerous alleyways and by-lanes, all packed with fables of days bygone. Just…

✨A Golden Christmas✨

 “ ‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”Mark 9:23 It feels like a red and green day today. But it isn’t necessarily because of Christmas, those two colours are often paired for Christmas but the day feels reddish-greenish because that is how this year has been. As we approach the…

One Day

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring A fleeting momentOf overwhelming regretWas all it tookTo rewrite a story. Stories written everydayWith tears and a broken will,Plagued with loss and uncertainty, Lost amid all this chaos. SometimesYou just need to drownTo realise thatSurvival was just above the surface….

Reborn

Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soulAnd sings the tune without the wordsAnd never stops at all.― Emily Dickinson The sun has set On yet another opportunity.His last raysIgniting the dying embersOf hope and faith. The shadow of thisCertain uncertainty has leftUs all rottingIn a void of non-existent knowledgeIn blissful oblivion of what follows….