Day 26

Day 26 – Total confirmed cases in US: 466,299 Uncertainty becomes a way of life too as the things we know become unknown and questions go unanswered The truth can also change like weather and memory lose its focus when every day is like the day before Routine unravels too until in time uncertainty becomesContinue reading “Day 26”

The words we were afraid to say…

Nothing that elicits or inspires desire Is welcome in the place anymore The wind that you hear crying Isn’t crying out of hope or need The hottest we can get is warm But there is no bottom to the cold cold cold cold The impossible, that became the unthinkable, Became the impractical before becoming theContinue reading “The words we were afraid to say…”

These are the voices…

These are the voices we hear in solitude: Confusions of reality Desires that go against our nature Manufactured importance Lies told with unblinking eyes These are the voices we cannot hear: A call to lay down all arms The silence of integrity Ghosts of passions that will not die Truth in the teeth of aContinue reading “These are the voices…”

Ducks

I came across this beautiful creature, a Mandarin duck, in Central Park yesterday. The accompanying poem, by F.W. Harvey, was written while the poet was a prisoner during the first World War. The inspiration for it came from a drawing of ducks on water that another prisoner had scratched out in chalk on the wallContinue reading “Ducks”

Respect Others

Go Slowly The sign says “Respect Others.” It sounds easy enough  but that all depends on how you define “others.” This is not the first time a direction that sounds easy in theory  becomes difficult in practice. Do you feel disrespected? A lot of us do, for a simple reason: We are disrespected. Most ofContinue reading “Respect Others”