Listen well to the quiet whispersOf the backwaters of the soul,The evasive undertones of a melody yet to be sungThe teasing phrases of unwritten scriptsThe seed of a great enterprise yet to be launchedThe inkling that she might be one-Lie mysteriouslyIn the depths of our consciousnessWaiting to be taken a hold ofAnd held fast for […]
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Because its impossibleTo never miss oneAnd its not the most useful thingTo beat yourself upFor doing so.Hence a quick guide is needed:Don’t brush over the opportunity missed-Sit with it for long enoughTo appreciate what’s you’ve lostBut don’t sit too longLest you start to thinkThat the chance you missedIs the last you’ll ever get.You are more […]
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Aren’t about reaching the moon.They are about leaps of faithAnd the places we land afterwards.They straddle the thin line betweenBrilliance and stupidity,They are the stuff of the visionaryAnd the delusional.They get you into troubleAnd they also take you places.Sure, reaching for things that you perceiveTo be beyond youOpens you up to failureAnd even abuseBut it […]
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University at eighteenStraight As but with a social lifeDream job straight outta schoolMarried by thirtyFirst home within a year of thatHolidays in distant placesFriends in high placesPerfect kidsThe best schoolsEarly retirement-Fill in the blanksWith your recipe for yourFuture happiness.The future is elusive by natureAnd it’s hard enough to perfectly predict the weatherLet alone future bliss.The […]
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Big breaksAren’t always what they seem.Some of our dreamsTook us away from our rootsAnd now the soil that raised usFeels strange.DisappointmentsAren’t always as devastatingAs they feel,Our scars remind us ofLife’s fragility.We do not liveIn linear sequence,Advancing from stageTo stageIn rapid succession,One calculated moveAfter another.We live in aConstellation of Opportunity,The winsAnd lossesAnd the days when nothing […]
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Sitting on the fenceOften feels like a good alternativeTo making a decision.A safer way to navigateThe perilous world of being‘Damned if you doAnd damned if you don’t’When the best thing to do isn’t obvious.It can feel so much saferTo drag your feetTo hesitateTo look for someone to tell you what to do.Or to wait for […]
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