The Purpose of Fear

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When there is nothing left in the world worth seeing then the man looks towards God!

The making of time cannot be avoided. Only our sense of understanding it can change.

So quickly Year 2020 brought August to us that we hardly prepared ourselves to welcome it. Infact, nobody seems to care about it’s coming. The ravages 2020 brought to us is far from over.

Since we are running slow with all the fears engulfing us amid Covid 19 pandemic, we are hardly noticing the ticking of clock. But the time will not stop even if we cease to exist.

People are fed up now and the virus is peaking. They want to enjoy the freedom though time and again they are jolted by the fear of the virus which brings their sense back.

A certain incident happened which brought a rare smile on many faces. I was outside a grocery store and the keeper was struggling to persuade the crowd to maintain social distancing, they made a herd like bees.

They were relentless and stupidly ignoring the virus looming around them. I took it on myself to teach them a lesson. I marched towards the most belligerent one who was arguing at the top of his voice. I told him to calm down and follow social distancing as it is for everyone’s safety.

But then he confronted me and asked, “Excuse me gentleman, who are you to teach me wisdom? “

I chuckled and observed many faces attacking me with their looks though the shopkeeper looked at me with hope, the hope of saving him from that chaos.

I replied, “I am no one but a victim “.
Everyone got confused, they became curious and I prepared myself to give them a final blow.

I finally revealed, “I have just returned from 14 days of quarantine”.

The words echoed like fire through kerosene. As soon as I said it the most belligerent one jumped few feet backwards and the others followed too. The entire crowd was shell shocked.

They were suddenly haunted by the virus. I became their virus though I was lying. My weapon was fear which brought their senses back.

It brought smiles on the face of the shopkeeper and many onlookers. And everyone came back to their civilised best and followed social distancing .

I guess that’s the purpose of fear. It really makes us feel alive. It injects a sudden thrill which we need from time to time in order to comprehend life in its purest form.
That’s the true message of this pandemic, slow down, amend your ways and feel the precious life which we ignore very often.

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

Burning Embers

Towering inferno
Encapsulated the bushes
The world became red
From the blazing fire
The bushes choked
With the suffocating smoke
Creatures charred
And animals screamed
Man, It’s all your greed
Grief of nature
Will never be silenced
So here we are
Facing the revenge
Wrath of the dead
Anger of the bushes
It’s weapon is Corona
And the man
Is running for cover

Mother nature had enough to retaliate. Recently we witnessed bushfires in Australia that killed so many animals and creatures that horrified so many of us.


It’s all because of us, Global warming is our deed that is resulting in such disasters. But mother nature is not weak, it has It’s own mechanism to teach us a lesson. We are now facing Corona Virus pandemic, wrath of nature.


I hope we all recover from this and also learn from our mistakes. This should open our eyes and change our attitude towards mother nature.


Our fight is on, stay safe people!

Corona Virus is our Karma

You heard it right?


Corona Virus is the demon we have created. It is our own karma for all the wrongs we did against nature.


From burning of Amazon forests to bushfires in Australia, from cutting of Aarey forests in Mumbai to deforestation all over the world, nature had enough to retaliate. Corona Virus is the product of brutality committed by mankind towards wild life, one of the most essential elements of nature.

Nature has its own mechanism to rebel, corona virus is one such mechanism.


Now nobody is talking about religious conflicts or human conflicts. Entire humanity is running for cover against the wrath of nature.


Do we still have hope? Can humanity recover from this fast enough?


Once again nature can save us in spite of our apathy towards it. It is the Angel we are praying now. Our own immune system, is also a part of nature, can save us.

Is our immune system strong enough to tame this demon? Most of us will say no but we can enhance it through exercises, Yoga or any other work out. Some may not agree but something is better than nothing.


Can nature’s own gift, Ayurveda or our immunity save us from this pandemic, when all other treatments are far away, remain to be seen.
But enough is enough, we can’t survive without nature.

We have to give back nature what it deserves. Otherwise, nature saw our birth and will see us dying, too.

So it is my appeal to all readers
Save wildlife, preserve nature and of course work out daily!