From a Dark Place..

It’s staring at me

right in the face

and I only see it

the world doesn’t exist.

 

It’s slowly advancing

I can see it coming

I turn my head around

looking for anyone for help.

 

Where is everyone?

Can’t anyone see what’s happening?

I silently shout

Can’t anyone see it’s coming?

 

I look for a kind face

I look for reassuring hands

I listen for sweet words

I yearn for a lovely heart.

 

Yet I see nothing

Only the abyss I’m in

and it’s upon me

breathing down my neck.

 

I feel it pushing me

into ink black waters

I can hardly breathe

My head is hurting.

 

I can only think

Right before I drown

It’s going to be okay

It’s alright

It’s fine

Okay.

 

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Thanks for reading! Comment on what you think this poem is referring to:)…

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Acting Game

When was the last time you replied to “How are you?” honestly?

Most of the time the replies include : “I’m fine” , ” I’m doing great” etc.If you are saying what you really mean and you are actually doing well , good for you !

But in most cases we are right out bluffing.How many times have we said we are fine but deep inside we are breaking?..deep inside we are hurt , depressed and far from fine?

We might reveal the truth to our dearest ones but to a distant cousin or an acquaintance? We lie.

Why do we do that? Why do we act?

We act to impress others.We act to seem normal.We act to make ourselves feel normal.We act not to hurt others.We act to be relevant.(mostly on social media).

When does this stop?When are we allowed to be ourselves?Isn’t honesty better?

The thing is acting is much easier.Who would want to reveal their misery and burden others and be a nuisance right?  But isn’t that deceit at some level?

This has become such a normal thing in our lives that we don’t even realize we are doing what we are doing.

We don’t have to do this.We don’t have to be someone else in front of others.We don’t have to live a lie.

So what we can do is put a stop to this…and try to actually become who we are acting to be.

Trying to actually be happy , positive and kind.It’s far from easy and there will be days we choose the easy way out. But we are trying.

Because we can’t pretend to be someone else in our deathbeds.

Because we can’t lose ourselves in this acting game…

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FIRE

A flame

Dangerous yet alluring

sparked

extinguished

sparked again

Innocent it seems

how it bends with the wind

or is perfectly still

Harmless, it seems.

 

But it grows if you let it

won’t stay a flame

It’s a fire

warm and ablaze

A light in the dark

Crackling..

Innocently crackling                                                                                                                  

Who can say it’s too warm?

Who can say it’s too bright? 

 

It pulls you in

How good it feels..

Basked in its light

alive you feel.

 

Maybe it’s too late

But how can it be?

It’s too beautiful , too precious

you think

 

You think

till you’re engulfed by that fire

enveloped in its flames..                                                                                                                  

Too warm now                                                                                                                                  

Too blindingly bright                                                                                                                      

The flames gnaw upon you                                                                                                            

and then you realize..                                                                                                                      

You are a prisoner                                                                                                                            

To the FIRE that’s DESIRE.

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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

If you are wondering “Is this site related to food?”….No it’s not(sorry about that).This site stems from sheer boredom and the fact that I’m a weird person who has weird thoughts.

So why not share those thoughts?

Maybe I will make you think..Maybe i will make you look at something from a different perspective.Maybe neither would happen.

But it’s worth a shot.

So bear with me while I share some insights from my meager life..some ideas that’s been bobbing around my head…something that will make you question or make you feel good inside..

Some snacks to nourish your soul..

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