Fainted memories!

You are still here, somewhere

in a part of the cerebellum,

Your love is still here, somewhere

in the corner of my heart,

The way you used to smirk, the way you used to tease,

The way you made me feel totally at ease.

Yes! It’s all still there somewhere in my memories…

How the days were blessed and nights were long,

How your voice soothed my ears like a dreamy song.

How just being with you made the pieces fall into place,

How you crushed me in your strong embrace.

Yes! It’s all still there somewhere in my memories, though not clear…

Waking up and sleeping in with smile on face,

The mere thought of you made my heart race.

Nothing else bothered when you were near,

No rules were meant to adhere.

Yes! It’s all still there somewhere in my memories, though not clear,

Even if they have now fainted, they are still very dear…

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– Gir!gettingthrough!ife

And, She Was Gone!

Every day she would shed little pieces of her personality,
Every day she would abandon a part of her unique self,
Every day she died, just a little.

Surrounded herself with the people, she could care less about.
For the ghosts of the past would come haunting, whenever she was alone.

She, who would love to ponder, now hated the self-talk.
She, who loved the solitude, now can’t dare to stay back.

Lost somewhere behind those glasses,
Amidst those line of codes,
She was nowhere to find…

Day by day, piece by piece,
She was gone has been gone for a while now…

 

Is There an Expiry Date to Creativity?

Flannery O’Connor has said that,

“Nothing needs to happen to a writer’s life after they are twenty.
By then they’ve experienced more than enough to last their creative life.”

I am 21, and I think, am yet to experience lots of things in life.
I am yet to fall in love, yet to experience heartbreak, yet to feel the agony of losing a loved one, yet to travel the world, yet to LIVE…

I would really like to know, what you all think about it. The reason I am posting this is because I heard about this in a movie called Stuck in Love, and it got me thinking if this is why, nothing is happening in my life now, it has become so monotonous, or should I say easy.

What’s a life without any struggle, without hardships, without any bliss, without any excruciation? And what’s a writer, without any of the above experiences…

Comments Are Invited!

Switch-off

I switched-off the button,
and all the feelings left.
They left as if they were never there.
They left without much fuss.
And I was proud,
I was proud to have such control over them.
They now reside in a grave deep buried,
Where there reach no daylight or soul of night.

Except for when they left, created a void in me,
Vacuum perhaps,
leaving me completely blank and numb.

Now everyone is either not good enough,
or too good.
Small or too tall.
Ugly or too handsome.
Imperfect or just too perfect.

Unwilling to move on.
Can’t bring the brain to switch-on the button again
But the heart, it still clinges onto you..

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– Gir!gettingthrough!ife

Its just the beginning

Have you guys watched that movie called ’17 again’? Well, it was a comedy movie, but there was a dialogue in it which had a very deep meaning and probably an important life lesson too. It goes like: “When you’re young everything feels like the end of the world. But it’s not; it’s just the beginning.”

An acne, bad-haircut, poor grades, fights, heartbreak and we think that our life is over. It is not worth living anymore..
Tomorrow when we step out of our comfy bubble, into the real world, the challenges get real too. Will we be ready for them??

Do you know how a butterfly learns to fly? At first, the caterpillar creates a cocoon around itself and then one day it struggles to get out from that cocoon, so that the fluid is passed to its wings and the butterfly will have strong wings. But if you try to save the caterpillar some struggle and help it to get out of its cocoon, it will never be able to fly, it will spend its life crawling. The butterfly is supposed to struggle, only then it can fly.

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When we will get older and wiser, the problems that we face today may look so small and even how we react to them now, may seem stupid to us later in life. So consider all the troubles we come across today, as the struggle that we are supposed to go through, so that we will have the strength to fly when the time arrives. Remember, its just the beginning!

– Gir!gettingthrough!ife