A Hint of Wisdom #lettertoself

Dear Rukmani,

Sometimes the thing you need to get yourself into a better mindset is a little change. Welcome it, allow it to help you grow. ~Anonymous

Change, the one constant in all our lives; the one you’ve been maneuvering around for over a decade.

So much has changed hasn’t it?

Life. Work. Friends. You.

A long and tiring journey; but, one that’s been so worth it.

Over the last 1.5 years, you’ve loved, lost, discovered, forgotten and experienced a multitude of wonderful and horrific things.

You could say that life has taken a complete 360 degree shift altogether.

And through those moments, good and bad, you’ve had so many epiphanies.

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Being Woman

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Peace amidst the roaring sea. Picture Courtesy: Hormaz Fatakia

Amidst the dark clouds,

She shines bright like the sun.

 

As the breeze wafts,

Through her silky hair,

And the sea roars,

She stands tall,

Unafraid, self-assured.

 

She is strength,

She is love,

She is joy,

She is tranquillity.

 

Fearful, yet brave,

Scared, yet courageous,

Vulnerable, yet open.

 

She wears many hats,

A friend,

A sister,

A daughter,

A lover,

A goddess.

 

She is persistence,

She is tenacity,

She is endurance,

She is commitment.

 

She is a woman,

Above and beyond,

Your wildest imagination.

Missed Opportunity – Part 2

Note: If you’d like, listen to Ed Sheeran‘s cover of “Make it Rain” while reading. You’ll get a different feel of the story. 

Pia and Karan were both slightly flushed from the hug.

Feet shuffling, eyes down, Pia stood in place for a few seconds.

Meanwhile, Karan stood with his hands in his pocket and a tiny grin spread across his face.

Realising they were still standing in the hallway, Pia said, “Hey! Why are we standing in the hall? Come in!” and walked ahead. Quietly, he followed her in. They walked past the living room into her tiny bedroom.

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Missed Opportunity – Part 1

*Beep* *Beep* *Beep*

The alarm started to ring loudly, just as the clock struck 10.

Sleepy and cranky, Pia pulled her phone out from beneath her pillow and hit snooze. With a satisfied smile, she returned the phone to its hiding spot and snuggled into her pillow.

30 minutes later the alarm buzzed again.

Pia slid her hand underneath her pillow, groping for her phone. Seconds later, her hand brushed the hard, outer cover of her phone and she pulled it out in a flash. In an automatic gesture, she hit snooze yet again.

This time though, she peeked at the time.

“10:30 am”

Her screen displayed brightly.

Groaning loudly, Pia thought, “Shit. He’ll be here in 90 minutes. Get up! Get up! Get up!”

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The Big “May” Update

Hey, Guys!

How are you all doing? I haven’t published a post in quite a while; 3 plus weeks to be precise. I have been giving myself grief for not being punctual with my posts. I’m sorry for not following up with my posts. But, there’s a lot of exciting news from my end 😀

Today, I’m going to list out the major events that took place this past month. As the days (and weeks) go by, I’ll publish more in-depth posts regarding each piece of awesomeness that has happened and will continue to happen.

Without much ado, here are the most exciting things that happened in May 2017.

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Survive

It’s half past seven,

As light seeps in to the room,

Rays of sunshine enter,

Through lace rimmed curtains.

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This sudden intrusion,

Makes her stir in her sleep,

A second later,

She turns her body,

First to the left,

Then to the right,

As consciousness,

Waits on standby,

For the right moment,

To seize her mind.

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