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Safar/ सफ़र

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सफ़र

मंजिल तो हर कोई देखो एक ना एक दिन पायेगा

कैसे बीता था सफ़र याद ये रह जायेगा
कौन था सफ़र में साथ,कौन साथ छोड़ गया
बना कौन सफ़र में सीढ़ी कौन हाथ छोड़ गया
लेखा जोखा इतना ही याद बस रह जायेगा
कैसे बीता था सफ़र याद ये रह जाएगा |
मुश्किलों में डटे रहे या थक के हाल छोड़ दिया
फूल मिले खुश रहे या काँटों ने तोड़ दिया
कैसे काटा था समय याद ये रह जायेगा
कैसे बीता था सफ़र याद ये रह जायेगा |
रास्ते अनेक थे मंजिल को पाने के
तुमने राह नेक चुनी थी मुकाम पाने को
अलग राह जो चले थे उनसे बवाल किया
या बिना मलाल तुमने सबको स्वीकार किया
राह कटी कैसे थी याद ये रह जाएगा
कैसे बीता था सफ़र याद ये रह जाएगा
मंजिल तो हर कोई देखो एक ना एक दिन पायेगा |

~ इंदिरा 

Weekly Photo Challenge- Nostalgic

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

NOSTALGIA

Can someone bring back
Carefree childhood
Caring and loving parents, siblings
Sweet lingering memories of the time spent with
Spouse, children, relatives, and friends
Lovely memories of
Daughter and son’s marriage
Arrival of granddaughter

Unforgettable time spent in
Traveling so many places,
Meeting with so many people

Swimming through my memory lane
cherishing, savoring, relishing all
As if it all happened yesterday
How time flies by
Leaving behind
NOSTALGIA

~ Indira

My first encounter with nature was at Bhedaghat, waterfall Jabalpur when I was six years old.( Google Images)

Gutter Journalism

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Since Eric Alagan

has wrapped his post- Gutter- 33 word flash-fiction-  I thought why not post it here as a poem.

            Gutter

Journalist from the gutter press
in search of some sensational story
or picture
indifferent to the anguish of a mother
searches for a suitable title
ignores cries of the mother
asking for help

as her child falls in the gutter

( Breaking News-  xx%##*****#)

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Inspired by

Cockerel Feathers by Eric Alagan

 

The rooster and the king

When bereaved

Of their feathers and crown

The real worth is known

One  on the platter and

One out of throne

Elegance

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Elegance

is all about keeping one’s grace, style, and composure

in all aspects of life

whether having success and happiness

or feeling little low and  down

or elegance is rather being like The Sun

who keeps its elegance, beauty, and composure

always intact

whether rising up or whether setting down

~ Indira

 

Take A Break

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When there is unrest or apprehension
When there is, in life a lot of tension
Take a break and retrospect.
When you overworked and very tired
When you are stuck in an old routine
Take a break and get a good rest.
When there are dissatisfaction and no fun in life
You think life is taking you for a ride
Take a break and meditate.

 

( My advice ” Take a Break ” was taken, very seriously and literally by my son.)

 

Proceed my child, proceed

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Proceed, my child, proceed,

With a smile on your face,

With positivity and grace,

With compassion in your heart,

Proceed, my child, proceed.

With strength in your mind,

leaving weakness behind,

With stars in your eyes,

Proceed, my child,  proceed.

With progress as your aim,

All the hardship you can tame,

With determination and strength,

Bonita Mukherjee- My granddaughter

Proceed, my child, proceed

Quality Speaks

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Little ego for self-esteem
Patience when you go off beam
Stubbornness when you think you are just
Politeness is always a must
Hunger for success in life
Grace when there is strife
Anger to stand when someone is abused
Presence of mind when you are confused
Righteousness when there is a fight
Calmness when the situation is tight
Little selfishness to make yourself happy
Peace of mind so you are not snappy
A conscience to stay away from vice
Strength when difficulties arise

 

A Prayer

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O God ! please let me have


Jealousy, greed, selfishness, haughtiness,

hatred, cruelty, and lust

as my enemies.

Ego, stubbornness, anger, hunger

mind and body

as my slaves

.Love, positivity, compassion, compatibility,

kindness, courage, and righteousness

as my companions.

And You and my conscience

as my master.

 

Tea & Paper

Moments of quiet

XingfuMama

Exploring my world with pictures and words.

Lifenvi

Live life in a livable environment.

I Write Her

my humanity in written form

Lady Nyo's Weblog

A woman writer's blog with invitations to other writers

Hart Haiku

Inspiration Takeaway | Susan L Hart, Author

Blog Site of Gabriele R.

Post, news, diary... All the world around me, ALL THE WORDS AROUND YOU

Sharing

NEUTRALIZE THE FREE RADICALS

David Redpath

We're all on a road to somewhere.

Zsion, Zion and Sion Signal for the Peoples!

Thy Empire and Kingdom Zsion Come as In Heavens So on Earth. - Diatheka. Matthew.6.10

Life in Yellows

Aren't songs of grief lullabies to the lost?

Roth Poetry

Poetry From the Heart!

Stine Writing

Poetry, Positivity, and Connecting!

The Myth of Trees

sharing the stories of interconnection

With Nature-tanusrirchokhe

A place for boosting up your mind by feeding motivational thoughts and enriching yourself with education.

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

Putting My Feet in the Dirt

Thoughts and Perspectives From the Mind of a Common Girl

Tea & Paper

Moments of quiet

XingfuMama

Exploring my world with pictures and words.

Lifenvi

Live life in a livable environment.

I Write Her

my humanity in written form

Lady Nyo's Weblog

A woman writer's blog with invitations to other writers

Hart Haiku

Inspiration Takeaway | Susan L Hart, Author

Blog Site of Gabriele R.

Post, news, diary... All the world around me, ALL THE WORDS AROUND YOU

Sharing

NEUTRALIZE THE FREE RADICALS

David Redpath

We're all on a road to somewhere.

Zsion, Zion and Sion Signal for the Peoples!

Thy Empire and Kingdom Zsion Come as In Heavens So on Earth. - Diatheka. Matthew.6.10

Life in Yellows

Aren't songs of grief lullabies to the lost?

Roth Poetry

Poetry From the Heart!

Stine Writing

Poetry, Positivity, and Connecting!

The Myth of Trees

sharing the stories of interconnection

With Nature-tanusrirchokhe

A place for boosting up your mind by feeding motivational thoughts and enriching yourself with education.

Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

Putting My Feet in the Dirt

Thoughts and Perspectives From the Mind of a Common Girl