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Beyond The Shore

There is a world beyond the shore Bursting at the seams with dreams yet unborn Heavy with hope and the grind of a thousand hands Mapped with endless roads that lead to gold Trodden by brave hearts and steady feet   There is a world beyond the shore So clear yet so hidden Wrapped with… Continue reading Beyond The Shore

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Golden River

I hope you find a love that stays The kind that gives you hope, Fluttering in your soul like the wings of peace   I hope every moment holds promise Cradling your heart carefully, Embracing your dreams with acceptance   I hope love finds you, for you are worthy That it calls your name so… Continue reading Golden River

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Now The Year Is Over..

The year is over but life continues. This is what I've learnt.. On Life: Forgiveness is a necessary journey for every human being and vulnerability is the very ointment that balms our wounds. Be good to people. It doesn't matter if they deserve it or not. Everyone needs a bit of goodness in their life. … Continue reading Now The Year Is Over..

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The Dilemma

Sitting on the fence, unsure To fall back or lean forward To accept defeat or fight on To crave winter or the hot sun To draw blood or heal wounds   I look straight ahead As I battle the forces at both sides I shut my eyes, hoping not to be sundered But I know… Continue reading The Dilemma

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Stars in the Day

I remember the day my father caused me to see stars. It was on a cool evening of a weekday and he had just returned from a road trip in his old grey car. My siblings and I scurried over to welcome him and after hugging us, he opened the trunk of the car to… Continue reading Stars in the Day

Lost Letters

The Art of Today

Dear You, Do what you love. Be in touch with the things that set your heart on fire and cause your soul to smile. Keep your arms wrapped tightly around them. Let your days be filled with you pouring out all of yourself, living wholly, without fear or limits. Tell your parents that you miss… Continue reading The Art of Today

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Wide Awake

This is a note for those who dream: Twinkle, little star The sky is your playground Soon your name will dance on hearts And your story sung from hilltops; The story of how this star outshone the sun   Twinkle, little star Chase your dreams like a lover woos his beloved Speak life into your… Continue reading Wide Awake

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The Avalanche

To the stars that twinkle and the moon that shines brightly at night To the flowers that grow by the road side and the weeds that spread their bitter-sweet hands through cracked walls To the children that laughed, embraced in the bosom of pure innocence as they played To the lovers that promised themselves the… Continue reading The Avalanche

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The First Tale

I remember my first crush. I was barely twelve years old, chubby-cheeked and completely naive. My hands would tremble whenever he walked past me in our school hallway, maintaining the perfectly rhythmic bounce that only ‘big boys’ had. At first, I didn’t understand why my heartbeat would quicken whenever I saw him so, I would… Continue reading The First Tale

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LAST NIGHT’S LOVE STORY

At the dead of the night, you listen to my heartbeat, Dancing to the rhythm of my breath as I sleep You are so in love with who I am Because I am your child   You live within me and flourish around me In my dreams, you are light Beaming bright, warding off the… Continue reading LAST NIGHT’S LOVE STORY