Our Journey Through Circumstances

Our Journey Through Circumstances Growing up when I heard this word too often, I thought to myself “How can ‘circumstances’ decide what I want to do?” or “Why should I listen to ‘circumstances’, when all my plans are chalked out loud and clear? Isn’t it like giving unnecessary importance to something? Circumstances do influence our …

Drinking Sand

Drinking Sand* You repeat the same old bad news like a broken record of the blues   Getting away from you is what I choose before the rest of my mind I lose   This is not what I planned but, this pain I can’t stand   Girl, I want you to know that I …

A Million Miles In A Yellow House

A Million Miles In A Yellow House “I can’t do this anymore…  I just don’t love you enough to marry you.”   Those were the words that ended it.  I never said anything.  I just cried until the morning and then boxed up everything that reminded me of him.  I left with nowhere to go. …

This Starless Night

This Starless Night* As we suffer through this starless night Dear LORD see our plight We are living in a country where wrong is right and immorality is now a blight With horrors untold a dark night for our soul Where the truth is a lie and sadly too few question why We are in a …

When We Fail To Practice What We Preach

When We Fail To Practice What We Preach It is only human to make mistakes. It is only human to make multiple attempts and it is also human to correct them as soon as possible. We hold strong beliefs about diverse aspects in our life. We make it a point to be true to those …

Brighter Lights

Brighter Lights I am not greedy but, I want more like a golden ticket to the candy store I see Billionaires that are not smarter than me and I pray  every night for the key To success and the blessing of a multitude of assets like diamonds with multi-level facets I know that the start …

WWJD

WWJD A breast feeding baby ripped from it’s Mother’s arm and still this not sound an alarm Next step sent off to be put in a cage some only one year in age Talk of building a detention camp sounds like Hitler’s plan is undergoing a revamp Suddenly, the Christian Right have “no dog in …

Calmness Amidst Chaos

Calmness Amidst Chaos I will not blame you for reading the title twice and thrice, just to make sure you got it right. As unusual, impossible, incorrect andabsurd as it sounds, it is only natural to look at it in a confused way. But, there is every ounce of truth in the thought that calmness …

Playing The Back Nine

Playing The Back Nine When it comes to the game of life I ain’t Nicklaus or Woods in my younger days sometimes I could show I had the goods Sadly, I have very little to show for my 21,900 days on the greens no fortune or fame by any means My poetry is my consolation …

Why Do We Take Tensions For Nothing?

Why Do We Take Tensions For Nothing? Let me start this post with an interesting exercise. Think about what you thought during the last 24 hours and ask yourself if it involved any tensions or worries? If you confidently answer NO with the firm attitude that tensions are not a part of your system, pat …