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

Under my feet

I stand on everythingWhich used toSuck the lifeOut of me. I stand onWhat usedTo hold me captive.Under my feetAre my Insecurities. Under my feetIs all the thingsI allowed toDrown  me. Under my feetIs my old life.Under my feetIs all the thingsThat once heldMe captive. I stand undefeatedFor what onceHeld me captive.I now stand on it.For … Continue reading Under my feet

The human behind the ink

Perfectly flawed.A beautiful mess.Smiling and moving on.Trying with each dayNot to turn back. The human behindThe ink.Perfectly imperfect.Loved unconditionallyBy someone who maybeIn the present orWaiting in the future. The human behindThe ink.It could be meIt could be you.We all hide behindSomething.Ashamed of beingVulnerable.Scared to be seenBut yearning to be seen. The human behindThe ink.The human … Continue reading The human behind the ink

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

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

The avalanche

The avalanche comes.You are surroundedLooking for a way out.You will notBe taken.You will notSurrender. The avalanche comesTo drown you.It chases you.Tries to drown you.You emotionaYour situationYour financesYour studiesRide it out.It looks intimidating.Do not lookAt it. Focus on the goalAhead.The avalancheComes fromBehind.Be aware ofThe triggers.Stay clear dromThe temptation.Create new habits. Divert and change.It may be comingStaright … Continue reading The avalanche

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

Self-awareness

Where is your heart?Where is your mind?Are you in the present,Future or past?They say we humansCan't be in two placesAt once.I think we've provedThat statement toBe wrong. Physically presentBut mentally stuckIn the future ofWhich your imaginationRuns wild. Physically presentBut mentally stuckIn the past of whichEvery decision isQuestioned andArrows of regretSlowly paralysesYour mind. There are someWho … Continue reading Self-awareness

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