Battling Gloomy Days

On certain low and gloomy days,Pain is all you see,Dismay seems to weigh you down,In none you find glee.The souls with whom you’ve mingled well,Brutally make you bleed,The ones for whose joy you endeavoured,Grudge the moment you succeed.You toil relentlessly for days,But diligence doesn’t pay off,To cope with impending failures,You find it really tough.Stories ofContinue reading “Battling Gloomy Days”

A Cloak and Dagger Junction

According a report by WHO: Mental health conditions account for 16% of the global burden of disease and injury in people aged 10–19 years. Half of all mental health conditions start by 14 years of age but most cases are undetected and untreated (1). Globally, depression is one of the leading causes of illness andContinue reading “A Cloak and Dagger Junction”

The Pauper’s Patronage

From a childhood scourged by the atrocities ofPaucity,I could carry none but grumpiness with me into,Adulthood,My soul, failing to comply with the impending servitude,Nudged to cross the threshold of my miniscule abode,Just when I was about to consummate marriage.So there was I, a destitute,But obstinate enough, not to be aVagrant,Since forfeiture dared not touch me,‘twasContinue reading “The Pauper’s Patronage”

Gauging Virtues

In the famous Indian epic Ramayana, Ram , Lakshman and Sita are the most sought after characters . But Sita’s sister , Urmila , inspite of her selfless decision and projection of immense maturity is not often discussed. Urmila obeyed her husband , Lakshmana , and stayed back in Ayodhya to look after her inContinue reading “Gauging Virtues”

Beyond the flawless skin !

As I  gaze at the glaring glass of mirror,The fascimile of a  maiden I see,Wrapped in an immaculate skin she is,From all blemishes and speckles it’s free.Her visage conceives all reasons of vanity,But reflects sheer drabness,As if her mind is wreaking havoc,With all the brewing happiness.Her beautiful eyes look tormented,Perturbed by the pandemonium in herContinue reading “Beyond the flawless skin !”

Dream or Nightmare ? (Today’s prompt – joke)

At the threshold of adulthood, my heart saw a flush of pink, perhaps love was about to commence, in the ocean of passion I was ready to sink. There stood a maiden , right infront of me, my eyes rekindled at her sight, my soul began frollicking in glee. An immaculate stretch of sun tannedContinue reading “Dream or Nightmare ? (Today’s prompt – joke)”

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