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Unfulfilled dreams make for unhappy people. Some people couch it behind dull smiles and others just vent to their friends. As people grow older, with their dreams left unattended, they harbour not just regret but also despair. I’m quite certain we’ve all met people over 50 with unfulfilled dreams, we just don’t recognise them. While they may not say it out aloud, you can hear it in…

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I’m certain that I like winter more than summer, all comfy and snuggly, but sometimes, there is this sinking feeling inside of me, that spreads a cold, colder than normal, all over and around me. I don’t know if you understand this feeling, but it just breaks me down, it brings out isolation in a creepier way like everything is lost, that all around me is sadness. And…

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The Desperate Era!Source: wallpapersxl.comLaws are being broken,laws are being madeHumanity being forsaken Leaving the people jadedThere’s no stopping the crimesExist did ever, any safer times?Money rules, man is the slaveCowardice rises, where are the brave?Skyscrapers stand tallMocking Mother Nature’s fallWill there be any future,For the kids to rupture?Captured in the four wallsListening to drunken brawlsFrightened spirits call’Is this hell…

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Source: socialmediabuzz.comHello, Old Friend!Remember the times, when we used to make the trends?Laughing about anything and everything, not caring if it made sense?When school was about everything but studies?Copying homework, the hour before submission?Got curious who’d be lucky to accompany the birthday girl/boy around the school?Chasing each other around the corridors, even if it made us look like fools?When we…

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The Best Stress Relief: Self-Compassion- #1000SpeakForCompassion”If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”~ Jack Kornfield Sometimes your bottled up anger pairs up with the ongoing stress or the other way round and the situation it creates is sure as hell not pretty.People say when life throws lemons at you, make lemonade, pass them on, blah blah blah.I say, when you’re in deep…

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~Tanka~Source: 123rf.comthe snow spirit flewpoverty’s child lay awakethe moon lost its warmthseeking warmth from twinkling starswhile the rich kids played with flakes…! The Tanka poem is very similar to haiku but Tanka poems have more syllables and it uses simile, metaphor and personification. There are five lines in a Tanka poem. Tanks poems are written about nature, seasons, love, sadness and other strong emotions. This form of…

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The Final StepOver the horizonAt the end of the mapMarching on To the final stepPressure building upThe final battle comingThe spirit shiversLittle flame shiningConfined in the wallsDeep in the debtIn the aching heartHer daunted soul weptIn the hopes of good That the future beheldWith staggering feetForward she dwelledWith the leftover strengthWalking the path uphillWhispers now and thenOvercome the negating willIn foresight of luckThe wary eyes wanderWill I make…

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We’re All In This Together! Source: mum.eduRose from the deep slumberMy eyes cried of painA pain unknown, a pain unheardThe flowers didn’t blossomthe sun didn’t shineAll was fine, yet nothing was fineThe world came to a haltAs the news flooded inLots of carnage, our brethren were killedMother Earth bled as its children fellWith another wretched tale to tellSorrow overwhelmed the world’s joyLand flushed with…

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We all come in contact with a fantastically large number of people during the course of our lives. Many we don’t remember and some we do. Only once-every-gazillion years, do we encounter someone who really leaves a lasting impression. Someone who is #madeofgreat.I came across one such person while I was in Mumbai for attending this event hosted by IndiBlogger, BNLF. That post will be up…

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