Life

Night Story

Nights are so mine And so yours,.. Spend nights with your words With your thoughts And talking about you.. My pillow knows our story And so your blanket.. No one..  no one at all.. Except us.. Should know what was it all about What story we prefer to With unsaid Read more…

By Rhitwik Vashishtha, ago
Life

It’s a Weird Thing

I’m a middle-aged man. I write books for the children I will never have. In a way, like owning a dog, I’m trying to connect with a true desire I will never hold. If I can help a child with my words and mean something to children I will never Read more…

By Daniel Bautz, ago
Life

Today, I Choose Happy

I am happy or so I choose You can’t bring me down, You may look upon me with disgust and spite written all over your face, Some days, you appear to even have pity for me I smile a lot, you wonder why I do that, What’s the occasion? You Read more…

By Reina, ago
Life

So What If You Missed the Target?

This is the time of the year to measure, to assess, to reflect, to plan and then. Just shrug your shoulders and move. Move on or move ahead ? Is there really a difference? Or are they only colloquial terms denoting different acts? Sorting this out is essential, before closing Read more…

By Reena Saxena, ago
Life

Sacred Life

Every step that you take Every place that you go Every interaction that you have Is sacred. For all of life is sacred Without exception. Dear One, you have not yet realized the sacredness of every moment in time. This is understandable as the human condition provides you with much Read more…

By Celine Koropchak, ago
Life

Are we sorted?

Sorted, so this will be the scene, sabka, apna apna! sorted? Do we see a more clarity among the younger generations towards almost every aspect of life? You may be acquainted, may be there is s kind of bonding, or be it any plan. Things are becoming more independent and Read more…

By Kirti Dhanuka, ago
Life

Late

I wish I could have taken a little late to come into your life, so that you could have taken a little more time to leave. I wish I could have taken a little more time to open up, so that you could have taken a little time to forget Read more…

Life

Pressure

Pressure always doesn’t push you into depression. It sometimes pushes you beyond your limits to conquer more, it teaches you time management and brings out the quality of handling many things at the same time.

Life

Shifting Heroism

Who is my Hero? And why? It was a struggle trying to identify that ONE person whom I have idolized as a Hero or Heroine. But, am I the same person that I was a couple of years ago? Have my values, ideals and dreams changed? Modification, Revision and Transformation Read more…

By Reena Saxena, ago
Life

Stay Alive Challenge Accepted

I found out about this thru @time._lord on Instagram . It’s called Stay alive challenge and it’s  about suicide prevention. It involves posting a black and white picture of anything/anyone on your account with the hashtag #stayalivechallenge, preferably with a meaningful and helpful caption. A lot of suicides in India Read more…

By Vidal D'costa, ago
Life

In That Moment.. I knew!

I always thought that it’s the accumulated interactions with a person which ultimately affect your feelings towards them and that falling out of love is a gradual process. But it’s not. “A moment is all it takes.” I loved you for all the time I knew you. Of course you Read more…

By Thepeachflower, ago
Life

Killing it with desperation

You’ve thought this through, you’ve done your research and planned and planned so that this all turns out perfectly. Time to execute the plan. And surprisingly, it turns out to be nothing like you imagined and thought and read about. It’s all totally different. Here comes the time to make the Read more…

By Thepeachflower, ago
Life

Under control

>> Inspiring Thought << when I try to control too much, I enjoy too little. Sometimes I just need to let go, relax, take a deep breath and love what is. With my value of care, I slept like a baby and I enjoyed my day off. with my value Read more…

By Sindy LC, ago
Life

Witness

I remember shaping, your personality distracting you away from the faulty path. I had sown a good seed but today it hurts when I see the seed of goodness being dug and thrown away by her. My personal belief gets stronger seeing you with her ‘that a true relationship is Read more…

Life

My Toxin

Strychnine Inhaling, swallowing absorbing you Your taste ever so lethal.. I slip away I fly high I fall apart The pain I hide in dissipates.. Do you know I’m gone Do you feel it in your bones.. I’m free As they bury me eight feet deep.. With me goes the Read more…

By LaMarr Wenrich, ago
Life

It’s Okay

It’s okay to fall today, tomorrow you will stand back with a new hope. It’s okay to hear today, tomorrow you might raise and speak up. It’s okay to bend today, tomorrow you might turn into a tough stone. It’s okay to get hurt today, tomorrow you will get a Read more…

Life

Why I hate the phrase . . .

“God answered my prayer.” People only say that when they get the answer they want and/or expect. What about the times when we don’t get the answer we want? Does that mean God didn’t answer it? That he turned a cold shoulder as a way of saying, “What a stupid Read more…

By A.L. Marquardt, ago
Life

Liberated Silence

In the moments when you are alone with yourself, in between the work, the family, the friends, the errands, the phone calls, the texts, the lists, the grocery shopping, the cooking, the cleaning, the organizing, the packing, the exhaustion, how often do you still look for something to do? We Read more…

By Rehana Gafoor, ago
Life

Swimming Through Life

How about this? Having a love so deep for the ocean and at the same time being scared of water? When I was 5, I had a near-drowning experience. My overambitious soul made me climb up a water slide without any life jacket and jump into a pool which was Read more…

By Shobitha Bushan, ago
Life

Incomplete : An Odyssey

Sometimes, even crowds can feel crowded, Sometimes, even loneliness can feel friendly, Sometimes, a conversation is all one needs and wants, Sometimes, a kick in the butt is whats necessary, No matter what completes you, and your loved ones, One thing, that will always remain constant, is the love, if that Read more…

Life

Letters to India

Dearest Sudesh, Thank you for beautiful nights under the Delhian moon. Though we had tried to savour it and make it last, our rainbow moments have become a memory of the now unspoken past… mystical nights had ended too soon. I still think about the days we had dreamt into Read more…

By Sherell Bernard, ago
Life

I love you middle baby

I love you, middle baby, You’re just like me Easily distracted And clumsy like me You lose your stuff And wonder where it’s at Looking for it, you find mustard instead Squirrel, oh shiny, or butterfly Those are the things we admire We go back to looking for whatever it Read more…

By Catherine Ross, ago
Life

Firebird

At last, she was alone in the bathroom floor. Everything was falling apart and her skin was glowing so bright. She did what was best and let the fire out of her. She did what was best, picked up the razor and watched the flames. It felt so good to Read more…

By Remininsce, ago
art

Silence

Great beauty lies in the art of silence. Silence, which some say is golden. Silence, that is just silence. Silence, that builds. Silence, that creates. Silence, that accomplishes what thousand words or tears could not. Silence, that resides. Silence, that breeds. Silence, that cultures. Silence, that loves. Silence, that feels. Read more…

By Martin Brian, ago
Life

On Who Controls You

We forget we are born to be free. Everything has become very regulated; don’t wear that, don’t say that, don’t behave that way, don’t do that. Often, we accept these standards and unachievable rules of ‘perfection,’ and spend our lives striving to meet fallacies. We may question the rule, but Read more…

By ramblingstudent, ago
Life

Of Foolish Beliefs

I can write books on betrayal, So many times, I was betrayed. My trust was stretched thin, Until it snapped Covering my frail and tender body With veil, knitted from scars and nightmares. It knows my name. Savors it, like the exotic delicacy. Bubbling beneath the skin; Calling me, wanting Read more…

By Lizardin Bain, ago
Life

Life Has Many Shades

It is said “Change is the law of nature“. It is so with human life which is never the same always. It is ever-changing and has a lot of variety. Life is like a journey with numerous stops and stages. Thus changing, it moves on from one stage to another, Read more…

By Sanjay Naik, ago
Life

Live in the Present

Time has three dimension – past, present and future. Of these, Present is the most important and valuable. In fact the other two evolve out of what is present. It was once present which rolled into past and the future also becomes present with the passage of time. The real Read more…

By Sanjay Naik, ago
Life

The Purpose of Life

Most human beings live life aimlessly in a mechanical way. Just for survival. We often move like a feather that moves with the wind. In this manner, human being becomes chaotic and follows a confused lifestyle without any proper direction. We find ourselves lost and entangled in the worldly web. Read more…

By Sanjay Naik, ago
Life

3 Ks For Having Good Success

When success is not an ardent rule in your playbook, failure becomes the norm. When I made up my mind to start blogging, I did not understand the demands of the task I had gotten into until I wrote three blog posts. Inspiration for new articles were not forthcoming as Read more…

By Faith Okpoyo, ago
Life

Listening to nature

If you listen carefully, the wind also whispers, If you let yourself hear, the trees are singing accolades, If you want to talk to someone, the sunshine will sing you a cheerful tune, If you try to listen silently, the voices all around us will speak up and the silence Read more…

Life

Alone, afraid

You will not understand this world until the day you lay in bed next to your love and you realize you are dying. You turn to look at her. You just want to say how you love her. You want to tell her it is okay that you are going Read more…

By Dakota Toney, ago
Life

Are You Being Yourself?

Growing up, even still to this day people tell me to be yourself. In my 26 years of life so far, is it the ‘norm’ to know who I am, where I wanna be and what my life is gonna hold? My mind processed all the information around me. I Read more…

By Tami Clayton, ago
Life

Life’s A Bitch

‘Just keep moving forward and don’t give a shit about what anybody thinks. Do what you have to do, for you’. – Johnny Depp In all of my 22 years, I have been through at lot of shit. Having a narcissist and abusive mother, being bullied all the way through Read more…

By , ago
Life

Complainers

May 26, 2003, Aron Ralston was hiking, a boulder fell on his right hand. He waited for four days, then he amputated his own arm with a pocket knife. On New Year’s Eve, a woman was bungee jumping in Zimbabwe, the cord broke, she then fell into a river and Read more…

By Kavita Sangma, ago
Life

Their rules become your game

Is social media a tool for expression, or have we become a tool in the hands of social media ? Media has always influenced public opinion, but now, it has the advantage of being omnipresent. It has moved from the morning newspaper in the hands of the literate sections, to Read more…

By Reena Saxena, ago
Life

Q1 Review 2018

The first 3 months of 2018 has come to an end. I feel like I’ve embodied my theme so far this year. I’m unconsciously working towards my big goals for the year too. I’m becoming the woman I want to be in the world. I’ve still got some work to Read more…

By Tami Clayton, ago
Life

Awaken

When we awaken to the power within us, we don’t pick up the guilt, anger or resentment that are thrown our way. We watch an explosive situation with no comment or judgment. We do this for no other reason than to understand it, to learn as much as we could Read more…

By Febie Cabanlit, ago
Featured

Finding the peace within

How do you settle the chaos within? Silence the chatter Still the judgment And walk forward in peace and joy? Dear One, your journey upon this physical plane seems a constant search for peace within, in a world where chaos and disruption are ever-present. How can you find that place Read more…

By Celine Koropchak, ago
Life

New start. New beginnings.

It’s Easter Day today and similar to New Year, today also connotes new beginnings. And soon, I’ll be embarking on a new start… New start at life, career and love. It can really be frightening. Sometimes, you would even feel anxiety kicking in. For every new beginning, you get to Read more…

By Tin Perez, ago