I saw the monk and thought This is the way to live But I was not happy. I saw the king and thought This is the way to live But I was not happy. I saw the pauper and thought This is the way to live But I was not happy. And then I just … Continue reading The way to live
If you are sad, you were happy once If you are angry, you were cheerful once If you are disappointed, you were content once If you are scared, you were bold once If you are worried, you were confident once Remember the good times ....Only you can help yourself! Good Vibes Only!
This brilliant poem by Abdullah Shoaib showed up in my feed and I had to share it here. Read it top down and then bottom up. I’m very ugly So don’t try to convince me that I am a very beautiful person Because at the end of the day I hate myself in every single … Continue reading Pretty Ugly
What is a promise without follow through? What is a dream without a plan? What is a thought without action? What is a message without hope? What is a poem without pain and wonder?
What is healing if there is no wound? What is joy if there is no pain? What is light if there is no darkness? What is heat if there is no cold? What is food if there is no hunger? What is wealth if there is no poverty? What is smooth if there is no … Continue reading Questions
I threw a cherry pit It grew into a tree. The squirrel ate the cherry fruit The snake ate her before she could scoot. The eagle scooped the snake The wind swept away the eagle before it was even awake. The mighty mountain stopped the wind Water rushed through the mountain and it was skinned. … Continue reading Web of Life
I attended a workshop on poetry last year. We tackled different forms of poetry, the one that intrigued me the most was erasure poetry. The facilitator gave us each a page of the daily newspaper. She asked us to pick any article and read through it. We were asked to circle not more than 3-5 … Continue reading Erasure Poetry – An intro