A 20 Year old Dream

It all started with a reason, the twin towers were blown apart giving bruises to America. They decided to end this forever war giving hope to the world and innocent people of Afghanistan .

They pushed those demons, freed that land giving dreams to the people of Afghanistan. But they decided to leave ,maybe for a broader plan which we are not able to see.


Afghanistan is still a child who barely walked when….so much to say through this poetry

“They lifted me from the rubble
Of my doomed fate, a small child
Shivering with chaos around”,
My mother told my tale of hope.

A long nightmare ended ,
The reveries glowed with promise
To stay forever around,
When the Angels arrived, saved my life

I grew with those dreams ,
Limping through smoke of the past.
Freeing my motherland From
The shackles of those demons ,at last

But when it was time ,
To walk towards light,
They decided To leave
with our dreams in their heart !

Why they left us
In the hands of those demons?
Maybe there’s a reason in the darkness,
They want Us To find in time !

©2021 Piyush Singh

How difficult is Comeback?

Not very long ago I wrote about the nightmare of 2020 which shattered many hearts all over the world and how that grief came to an end.


2021 looked bright and very little did we know it was just a beginning of a cataclysm we would soon find ourselves in the middle of.


It came back and this time it began from our home, people gasped for breath , some because of the disease and some watching their loved ones dying helplessly in front of them.


There was a chaos in the city, hospitals failed to Fulfill their purpose, bodies piled up on the shores of the river and resources ran dry even for the last rites.


Media tried their best to show that everything was in order, government was busy in elections and many people who were thrown to conduct such elections breathed their last afterwards.


Who will talk about those people who died alone, in isolation, away from the loved ones, with only shattered dreams in their eyes?


There were only letters they read only once a day in their wards-


Papa don’t worry about anything , we are fine at home. Mother is already planning of things we all will do on your birthday next month. Papa we miss you every day and we know you will comeback stronger . Have faith in your God. Get well soon !


They read those letters just to live that possibility infinite times until their mind became so numb and their body became so weak that whatever happened afterwards seemed real only to their soul.


How difficult it is for their families to recover from that grief? How difficult it is to get back to normal life?
How difficult is comeback?


It’s tough to come out of this deluge of grief but you have to try with whatever you have and whatever you can to pick your pieces one by one and hold it together.


You have to remember the dreams of those who you have lost , have faith in those dreams no matter how difficult it may seem and carry on.


Life has one thing in common, it never stops ,it always finds a way no matter how many times it perishes.


Water dries, becomes vapor , precipitates over mountains , flows like a river and becomes a mighty ocean in the end.

Positives of 2020

Well, for most of us year 2020 is the worst year of our lives and I can’t agree more with them .

We saw so many of them lost their loved ones because of this deadly pandemic and many dreams shattered with the crumbling economy around the world. 2020 brought tears of loss more than happiness.

But we humans are very hopeful creatures. We can be very greedy too but we can never stop ourselves from being hopeful even the world is going to end tomorrow. We can hold onto little moments of joy when we are with family and friends and simply love to get lost in those tiny moments.

And yes, we got hell lot of time with our families this year, thanks to lockdown.

We focused on cooking food, washing utensils, cleaning our houses more than making our bosses happy in the professional environment. At the same time the nature which had been exploited by us got time to heal to some extent.

Well we have to do more in order to heal this planet .Our vulnerability this year became a golden moment for nature to heal. Our loss became mother Earth’s gain. So are we the villains on this planet ? Well, it depends on us, how much we care for others, how much we care for our planet !

Year 2020 stopped us , made us to think of our actions, taught us a lesson and gave us an opportunity to correct ourselves. There is life out there in the wild , the real life we should look for , the life beyond money, power and greed ! There, truly our happiness lies.

Happiness is real when shared. Let’s share our happiness with nature by protecting it, preserving it and helping it to grow with us !

Faith vs Science

Faith has brought both chaos and order in human civilization. On one hand it has taught ethics to humankind and on the other hand it has brought the evil side of humankind .

Yes, some humans had used faith or religion for their vested interests. It wiped out many civilization in the past in some bloodied wars.

But is our faith really wrong?

We really need to know that faith in the form of religion is the invention or imagination of humankind itself. So to call it right or wrong, to prove it right or wrong completely depend on us.

We really need to understand the true meaning of religion which is peace and compassion and not blood or hate. Sooner we realise that, better it is for our own existence.

Some people have faith in one supreme being or even see God in each and every element of nature. For them there is hardly any chance of going wrong since they will conserve, protect and respect every element of nature that includes animals and humans as well.


Is Science against faith or religion?

Science always asks for proof. It questions every phenomenon and that is its inherent quality. It has rules, laws , and therefore has it’s limitations.

Faith on the other hand is the imagination of humankind or probably his inner voice and therefore has no limitations. But it has to become liberal to allow science to question. If there is God out there who governs the universe then let science embark on a journey to find him. Maybe He is a force of creation.

The main motive of faith is to make us really humans by teaching us ethics, calming us in bad times and giving us contentment in the end.

Since faith is imagination or belief of man , it creates goals for Science. For example when Edison decided to invent bulb or something that will create light , he must had faith about it. He used faith to set his goals and then used science to accomplish that. His faith made him keep going in spite of many failures. And who benefited in the end, entire humankind !

Similarly, Science or believers of science have faith that there is life out there in space. They have to believe, they need to keep that faith to set their goals.

Therefore, we can say that science is an instrument of faith and both are significant for each other and not against each other.

So if you come across a man of faith or science , give him respect and always show empathy towards the people with whom you don’t agree !


Views are my personal, there is no intention of hurting anyone’s sentiments.

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Understanding Free Will

Many believe that our paths are laid out long before we are born and continue to another after we perish.

Is it true that our lives are predetermined? Is it right to say that we are puppets of a higher order?


In the world of Artificial Intelligence and robotics, the brain is coded to perform certain predetermined tasks. This system never deters from it’s command when it is left to perform since it doesn’t have conscience.


But with humans this may or May not be true. Let’s try to understand this.


There are 2 things predetermined for us- Life itself and death, the beginning and the end. There is no free will to control that. But everything in between is quite bewildering. We come across so many people throughout our lives, live in different surroundings and are influenced by these elements in some or the other way. These influences affect us to take different paths as per our motivations.


In a way we constantly deter from our usual course and work or behave under the influence of something throughout our lives. This cannot be coded by someone before our lives. Here we can say that free will exists in the form of collective consciousness.


But does free will means we can bounce back and fourth in time as per our freedom?

Some scientists will say we can, we just need to grow with our knowledge. But for now we think that time is linear, it proceeds uniformly, Eternally into infinity.
There is no beginning and end in the never ending circle of time. Past, present and future are just illusions in that circle where you can’t differentiate which is which.


If we know our fate in the future would it force us to take decisions to change that?

Well in absolute or broader terms we at least know that we are going to die one day. So all our decisions may take different paths but all those paths would lead to the same point, death. The Circle of time will continue, life to death, death to life, past to future and future to past. But there are some hard questions to answer.

If life and death are inevitable and the end result is death then what we do in between may not be significant .

What’s our purpose then? Our existential crisis?


Here’s my opinion-
When you look at the celestial bodies like Sun and Earth, when you look at nature, trees and plants, you will see that irrespective of their fate they carry on to do their job that is to create light and sustain life .They live in the present and fulfil their purpose that is to Give.


A life has no meaning if it doesn’t touches another life positively. Love, Compassion, empathy, humility, kindness and respect give meaning to a life, give purpose to our lives. The happiness which we feel when we do something for others.


If we live in the hearts of the generation to come then we live forever, this is our free will. The contentment which it brings is too great to express in terms of science.


Our existence depends on both science and philosophy, both are significant. Science shows us the path, Philosophy teaches us how to live that path. This is our absolute purpose even if there is nothing absolute in the universe.


So free will exists in between life and death, it is our present which gives us the ultimate boon of free will.
We may not be present in the form of matter in the future but our existence may survive in time through our Karma in the hearts of others. And maybe that Karma is the God we question so often!


Live in the present, stay blessed!

Mother Nature

Humanity flourish in her lap,
Every joy blooms in her warmth.
Her glistening presence, her every giggle,
Ride on soothing winds to caress our restless souls.

O Mother, your divine beauty
Fills my heart with sheer bliss.
Your selfless love is beyond anyone to fathom.
You still holds me with your ailing grasp!

What have I done, O Mother!
To infuse pain in your veins.
I choked your lungs, I exploited your love,
Ignored your tears but you still persist to give!

Save the life infusing aroma
Of the wet earth in those rains by saving her!
Save the existence of all of us
By saving her soul flowing in our veins!

©2020 Piyush Singh

Act now , save her, save Environment! Happy World Environment Day to All!


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The Black Iron

He has been bent,
He has been forged,
He has been hammered like a
hot iron to obey the blacksmith.

How much he can take
Before his soul rages embers?
How far he can go
With his bones chiselled to weakness?

But fortitude is his strongest suit,
No fire can turn him into weak ashes,
Nothing can shake his unabated spirit,
‘cause he is an iron who absorbs thousand blows!

©2020 Piyush Singh


100 Selected Poems, John Keats: Collectable Hardbound edition

Angels are Working

Far from their families
For the sake of humanity
Angels are working
To keep the hopes alive

Hiding their bruises
Itching their burns
They are walking on embers
To keep the hopes alive

Gods among us
The sages of humanity
Sacrificing their lives
On the alter of humanity

Their stories will be told
Their tale of sacrifice
Forever they will be remembered
As Angels of humankind

(These Angels are Doctors, Health workers, officials and Bankers)

©2020 Piyush Singh

Connecting virtually

We may not
Hold each other’s hands
We may not
Meet or greet
But there’s a way
We can feel
Through a divine connection
Across the oceans and seas
Let’s mourn together
For all the deaths
Against an invisible enemy
Let’s pray together
In this moment of solidarity
Yes we are connecting
Through our hearts
Electronically!

Stay safe everyone!

©2020 Piyush Singh