The Courage to start from Scratch

The years gone by, I reminisce blissful, with a sigh- Every stage a new beginning, unprecedented, unfamiliar, Grit and fortitude denounced trepidation and fear Hurdles crossed, failures met, fingers burnt, I toiled and toiled. I did not rest; I watched, I learnt, And Success- Oh! She came; sweet and sure Wrapped me up, snug and…

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Carpe Diem #1321 Miracles

As part of the Haiku challenge, this week, we were given a quote from Paulo Coelho’s novel, “The Zahir”. The Zahir means ‘the obvious’ or ‘conspicuous’ in Arabic. Our goal today was to try to write/compose a haiku and let it be that little wonder, that little miracle that makes you happy.   The great advantage…

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Nature, heals all!

My mind a blank slate, My heart, a placid state, I wake up, at the break of dawn, The pillows still damp, I gently tip-toe…   The sound of the ocean beckons, A  drizzle; my drowsy eye awakens, The waves rising, falling, and rise again- I stand still, in awe, at the shores…   The…

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