I’ll be the waves and you be a strange shore
I shall roll on and on and on
Each time crashing into your soul
A little bit more…
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Finally found a word for all those mixed feelings!
Saudade: a word of Portuguese origin which describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic or melancholic longing for someone or something that might never return. A word that evokes a sense of loneliness and void.
In Brazil, Saudade Day is celebrated on January 30!
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If you are a 90s kid born in India, you will remember how songs made us all fall in love with love. Music, especially the Bollywood romantic and the Hindi Pop, was a huge part of our childhood. We danced to the peppy tunes, hummed along with the singers, and played out make believe stories. I’m sure all of us must have longed to grow up and fall head over heels in love with someone just so that we could experience all those things expressed in the songs! Heck, I even wanted that certain someone to sing those songs to me…
Continue reading An Ode to the Imperfects
I had written this earlier, but this seems to go perfect with Sue‘s Photo Prompt for this week. Hope you guys like it. 🙂
He playfully ruffles my hair, leans in closer to kiss my forehead but suddenly stops short. I hold his gaze and watch as the ghost of the laugh we just shared gets eclipsed by intense thoughts. I know what he is thinking…and maybe he is right. Continue reading The fate bleeds…
The ocean inspires many things. Here’s my entry for the Weekly Photo Prompt hosted by Sue Vincent.
I stood on the edge of ecstasy
As you wrapped your arms around me
Easing into your ebb and flow
Like a ship at the high sea
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How beautiful it feels to be in love. Especially when you experience such feelings for the very first time. Its actually like a scene out of a movie. Everything seems just perfect.
Sharing with you my first brushes of “love”, a poem that I composed for “him” back in 2008. Here’s to those “young” and “in love”! Continue reading Courage of Desire
Trying to challenge me by pushing me out of my writing comfort zones. I have discovered some potentials in me. So happy… 🙂 Here’s another try at poetry. Hope you guys like it! Continue reading Moonless Night
She stood at the window staring out at the vast expanse of the sky. Her eyes reflected the crystal blue canopy. There was not a single trace of the last night’s storm.
The clear skies and calmness that followed after the thunderstorms always amazed her. She found strength in that.
If the skies could scream, bleed and cry the whole night and still be this calm and beautiful the next morning…then so could she!
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Love is many things. It’s the thin line that separates black from white and sometimes the seconds pause in the yes and the no. It’s the answer to all the questions and sometimes the cause of a millions of them. It’s the comfort in the thundering storms and at the same time a whirlpool of crazy emotions. Love is the hope of seeking something more; a possibility, a dream…a maybe!
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