Joy and Sorrow | Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

Joy and Sorrow Then a woman said, “Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow”.And he answered:Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears.And how else can it be?The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.Is not theContinue reading “Joy and Sorrow | Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet”

For Anne Gregory by W B Yeats

This poem is a conversation between a young man and a young woman. What are they arguing about? “Never shall a young man,Thrown into despairBy those great honey-colouredRamparts at your ear,Love you for yourself aloneAnd not your yellow hair.” “But I can get a hair-dyeAnd set such colour there,Brown, or black, or carrot,That young menContinue reading “For Anne Gregory by W B Yeats”

You are the radiance of life, let it bloom !

You are the radiance of lifeAnd the spark that lies in youOozes to come out blueYes there is something different about youAnd that’s what makes you special tooFor if we do what we facedWe will all be left with no placeSo spread your wings wideFor you have to fly over the tideCarry away all theContinue reading “You are the radiance of life, let it bloom !”

Shine brighter to find the unseen !

With a beautiful heart and soulIt’s difficult to beholdWith the precious dreamsAnd priceless beliefsIn the material worldLooking for an angelIs like in going into the oceanAnd searching that pebbleIn the deepest darkest depthsBut hope is onFor with your own glowThe magic can turn things flowYou may see your own reflectionAcross the sea in the perfectionSoContinue reading “Shine brighter to find the unseen !”

Mind your thoughts and steer them

Sometimes it is about taking a break and not doing muchWhile waiting for things to stitch on by selves While other times it may be of a thing or two, to gather some courage to what to do Break the prejudiceTell yourself a new storyAnd follow the narration Whatever is pulling you downIs meant toContinue reading “Mind your thoughts and steer them”