Flowing through time.

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There will be a time in the future when you will find this ,my diary. When my words will flow through the winds of hope, struggle and love in your world to embrace you, to console you, to soak your tears and to protect you from breaking into pieces.
Listen this tale of mine when I walked on the path , full of thorns but I never complained about that and never gave up. There was a time when there was no hope and strength left inside me but I simply did good things just for the sake of doing them by accumulating all my strength.
I was falling. I was leaving this world and i saw the beautiful pictures of my life when I was rolling on my toes as a kid. The world was so full of happiness and those games which I played with other kids in the world full of fantasies. I saw how I fought in the darkness as a knight , to create light in the lives of the others. A time came when I was blown away by the sudden gush of winds which made me to fall on the earth , face down. But my life was not mine. I belonged to those people who were depended on me, the people who were waiting for some kind of miracle or hope that would have lifted them once again from the ocean of grief. This gave me the strength to hold myself , up again. I rose with a much greater force and lifted my sword once again. My words became my weapon and my compassion became my armor to bring the change in the lives of the people who needed me. I was going to fight for them till the end. I sulked their pain, I healed their soul, I cleansed their life and i gave them hope and then in the last part of my journey , I was falling deeper into the abyss of the cosmos. But that was not the end, my words will flow eternally in the heart of the future to quench the thirst of the souls in need. I will always be tethered to this world, full of miseries with my words which will not fade away from the lives I will touch. You will find me in the deepest corner of your heart, in times of need. I will always be there in the meadow, smiling on your shadow, immortally.
Remember me for the good work, I did,
Remember me for the light I have spread
Remember me for the falls for You
Remember me for the words for You
Remember me for the Life for You.
Remember me, I died for you!

P.S.-In response to Daily Prompt-Time Capsule

Pic courtesy- google images, From the movie Remember me.

In That Meadow

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Tears flowed on my face
When your memories came,
Full of grace.
Life’s comedy separated our fate
See you there on meadow’s gate.

In the deepest corner
Of my crown
Farther in the holy town
O friend ! Through this divine trace
I’ll see you there in that meadow’s shade.

Where Cool breeze kissed your face,
And your hairs glowed with sunrays,
Where Doves chirped near your feet,
And squirrels rolled in your space
I’ll see you there in that meadow’s shade.

Where Divine breeze,
Quenched your Spirit’s lace
And your soul Listined ,
Epiphany of God’s grace
I’ll see you there in that meadow’s shade.

Far away from this misery ground
Far away from this selfish town
Seeing me from the photo case,
Always smiling on my face
My friend! I’ll see you there in that heaven’s shade.

© 2015 Piyush Singh

My Best Event

Twenty something edition 1

A tale of sacrifice

Wrote this poem quite some time ago. I think there is a need to share this again. This is a story written in the form of a poem which tells us the true meaning of life .
In response to writing201:poetry- Hero

The Perceptions Square

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There lived a restless soul in the mist of time,
Who was in the quest of truth of life .
He started his journey in the world of darkness,
in the world of sufferings and in the world of ignorance.
He searched for glory and searched for signs,
But he struggled to find the eternal sunshine.
All hopes were fainting, all joy was lost
And he waited for the miracle from the sky above.
Then a light came from a sage, he met.
The truth is felicity in the doing for others,
The victory is Karma and not in its result,
The felony is idleness and not endeavors,
The truth is perseverance, the sage said.
He took the light and decided to spread,
And he washed the miseries and pain of others.
He rose and fell but never got success,
But his joy was Karma and not its result.
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Memories

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Your love was a song,
that stayed in my heart,
Forever long
Your face was a light,
In my life ,so bright.
But those moments had gone,
And you left me to mourn.
I still remember that winter,
So cold and dead.
So proud was your face,
But lying on the grave.
I remember those days,
Your hands on my face.
When you sulked your pain,
But never showed it on your face.
I remember those days
When your agony was so deep
That stopped you to sleep.
But you bestowed your life
To see my eternal smile.
I still see you in the trance
In the fog of my memories
Standing in the meadow
And smiling on my shadow
Your message for me is Clear
To live your life, my dear!
Tears and joy will come and go,
Your life for others is the motto.
Your sacrifice is a sunshine
That will guide my mind,
On this path of my life,
On the path beyond this life.

P.S- In the memory of my mother who died after suffering from kidney failure, few years ago.

© 2015 Piyush Singh

India of my Dreams

We often say very proudly that our country is a perfect example of, “Unity in Diversity”; but is it really in true sense? Look around, we are so divided among ourselves. We so often see people fighting over religion , we see forced conversions as if there are separate Gods for all of us. These groups or politicians or leaders take advantage of the common man for their own vested interests. We can go on with this, criticizing others but the real change will only come when we will change ourselves.
We have forgotten our roots. We call ourselves , “Bharat Vasi”. Do we know the meaning of it? And if we know, are we following it? No, Of course not!
Our founding forefathers had laid the foundation of this country with great wisdom. The name of our country “Bharat” is derived from Sanskrit, meaning the place where the people are devoted to light ( wisdom) as against darkness. It seems very odd, we are not at all following it. The holy book ” Bhagvada Gita”,not at all talks about religion; it talks about the way of life, The Karmic life. It talks about the eternal quest of knowledge about humanity, compassion, love, Karma and spirituality. It is very strange that this country, whose fabric had been knitted with sacrifice , compassion, wisdom; see its citizens fighting over religion and for their selfish desires.
In this cruel world, where some people have forgotten humanity and are murdering innocent people and not even leaving children in the name of God, has really forced us to search that element of humanity , that element of wisdom inside us which is beyond religion. We have forgotten that wisdom. Yes I dream of that day when this country will embrace its past again and will move ahead in the future with that wisdom which had given birth to this great nation. I dream for my country in the words of Tagore-
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments
By narrow domestic walls
Where words come out from the depth of truth
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way
Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit
Where the mind is led forward by thee
Into ever-widening thought and action

Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.

A Letter To My Reader

Hello Friend, Life sometimes become very difficult to lead. When you are happy and things are going in your way, you want to enjoy every moment of it and you don’t want that moment to pass. But my dear friend, happiness is a very rare commodity which do not last eternally. Bad time will also come and will shake you from the inside very badly but you are not suppose to give up. One of the greatest Roman philosopher, Cicero had rightly said, “Whoever is brave is a man of great soul”. You should follow his words, you should learn from the words of greats, you should learn from the nature, the earth and the sky. You should be like water in difficult times and flow like a river on rough, and difficult path very smoothly. Like water, transform yourself into ice in extreme cold and in extreme summer, transform yourself into vapor to reach the sky and come back on earth in the form of rain to slake the thirst of livings. In short, you should learn to mould yourself according to the difficult situations like water and face every difficult situation with courage. You should learn to become tough like earth who had seen the worst days of her life, from being a ball of fire to a ball of ice but she never complained about that and at the same time she sacrificed every day to see you alive. My dear friend life is very short , do not panic in difficult times, face every difficulty with courage. Life is like a war and you are suppose to fight it till the end , till your last breath. So be a Warrior! “How well he fell asleep! Like some proud river, widening towards the sea, Calmly and grandly, silently and deep, Life joined eternity.” -Samuel .T. Coleridge with love and support, piyush

A New Beginning

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It has been one whole year, completely dry without a post.  It is like roaming around in a desert seeing nothing to get inspiration for writing. You become numb and you are not able to feel anything around you which a hopeful soul can see very easily. You are like stuck in between the scattered stars above you and the beautiful drops of water on the grass, shining below your eyes. These elements , these omens of nature are crying out for you to wake you up from this dreadful dream and make you embrace the mother nature once again who has never abandoned you. It is only you who had given up on her many times.

Your life is so full of reasons to ignore  everything  around you because most of the time you are involved in some kind of chase to achieve something which you have always dreamed of. If you are not able to achieve that ,you end up with nothing . You have given up everything to achieve that  personal goal and in the end you get nothing. This makes you numb and selfish and you are not able to see the world beyond you. Success never comes in your way all the time. You really need to continue with your hard work and at the same time connect yourself with others. Try to think beyond yourself, surrender yourself to the nature and it will automatically heal you and will guide you towards a happier path.

We should try to understand that heaven is not a place but a feeling when we do something for others . Writing is one such activity which is selfless . A writer always find one or the other way or reason to write and he is always hopeful. He is a selfless person and he inspires his readers, share their grief , help them to understand things and motivate them to move ahead in spite of many falls.

Words are like bones and flesh without life. A writer is an Alchemist who transform them, gives them life to bring changes in the life  of its readers.

I hope this year is going to be full of inspirational chapters for all of us because that is more important than the results or success !