Half way full

They say that'sA way of beingOptimisticWhen you seeThe cup as halfWay full.Let's dive in a bitDeeper shall we? You are the cup.You are half wayFull.You have a goal.You want to meetYou.You want to beLike them.So you are filledAnd undefeatable. You are never enough.You want to feel enough.You are half way full.It isn't enough.Where's your standards … Continue reading Half way full

All systems go

The red lightWas activeFor a year.ScheduledRoutinesWere scrubbed off.All systems wereDisrupted. The emergencyWas not planned.The death ratesWere not expected.Traditional freedomWas tampered with.Like caged animalsBut we have it better. Emergency servicesOn high alert.The overseersThe belittledWere lifted first.The down castThe overarchers.Roles were swapped.All systems go. New skillsWere learnt.New barriersWere madeBut not set.Floating aroundFor fear of a backFire.All systems … Continue reading All systems go

The dark room

I am in thedark roomThat's wheredevelopement happens.Tiny bits of exposure.Sparks fearWithin me.My muscle tenses up. I am in thedark room.That's whereDevelopment happens.I thought I'd beHere forever.So I gotconfortable here.The light is comingThrough. I am slowlyBeing exposedWith every eyesThat looks at me.I freeze.I fumble overmy words.I don't understandWhy I amLike this. I got comfortableIn the dark … Continue reading The dark room

Scared but willing

I am scaredBut willingTo go throughWith it.Because i knowIt is good.I know that itWill be worthIt in the long run. I am scaredBut willingTo go throughWith it.Because I knowThere will be helpAlong the way.I know I am notIn this aloneEven when itFeels like it at times.

Tough one

Shut the voicesOf doubt withFscts.Those whispersHold no solidGround.Do not allowThose doubtsLive rent-freeIn your mind.Kick them out. The battle of theMind is a tough one.Stand firm.Stand strong.Do not allowYour territoryTo be sharedWith negativity.Do not allow it. The voice of doubtHolds no truth.They feed onThe seeds ofFear within us. Do not allowThem to get holdOf your imagination.Shut … Continue reading Tough one

I love you but…

I love you butYou are hurting me.Pain is not good.Pain is an indicationThat something is wrong. I love you butyou are hurting me.My heart criesMy naked eyeIs dry.So dry it doesntSee you as a personBut as a template of pain. Love is not painLove is not heartache.Love is not lust.Love is an emotion.The purest of … Continue reading I love you but…

Standards

Standards are human made.We strive for perfection.Why has that beingThe ultimate goal?You want thingsTo be just right.You wants thingsTo go your way. Have you stoppedTo ask yourselfWhy you imposeThose standardsOf yours on others? We all cannotBe like you.We all cannot doIt exactly to theDot like you.Let your standardsGo and enjoyThe differentiationThat's around you. You are … Continue reading Standards

The younger generation

To the younger generations.Do they knowOr have they beenTold of the obstaclesThey are boundTo faceIn the years to come? Do they knowOr are they awareOf the barricadesThat will show upOn their journey. How do we tell them?How can we help themEnsure they don't quitEarly. How do weMotivate them?How do we help themKeep that fire of … Continue reading The younger generation

Into the deep

You may wantSomeone with youIn the deep.You may wantTo be savedIn the deep.Stop worrying.You are not drowning. You may beIn the deepBut you are floating.Your mind is fooling you.Stop and breath.Your actions andWorries are drowning you. You are in the deepFor advanced training.Stop worrying.You got this.Nothing has changed.Nothing is new.Stop creating problemsWhere there is none. … Continue reading Into the deep

Self worth

You were neverShown how.But there wereArrows and signsShowing youWhere to go. There is alwaysAn opportunityFor change.We sometimesDon't see itBecause we areLooking at theWrong thing. Show yourselfThe love youWillingly give to others.You are giving GoldTo people who knowNot of its value.Stop and maintainYourself untilIt is time. Do not be fooledWith the movementOf their tongues.For their words … Continue reading Self worth