Why Difficult for Some of Us?

Why, oh whyIs itSo damn difficultFor just 'some of us'To find love?Almost everyone we know,Almost everyone who isn'tEven half a good person as us,Almost before they know itHave found love?Is there somethingIntrinsically wrong with us?Are we asking too muchIf we won't settle with lessThan the love and respect we give?Are we fools to believeIn genuinenessIn [...]

If It is Meant to Be

If it is meant to be,It will be.No point planning it.No point forcing it.It will be when it will be.So do we completely step back?Do we not try at all?Do we not grab every opportunity?Do we accept ourselves as puppets of fate?Do we not fight for love?The truth is no one knows for sureThe foolproof [...]

I’m Grateful

I'm gratefulFor every heartbreak I suffered,For every text that went ignored,For every call that went unpicked.Because had that not been,It would never have brought me to you.I'm gratefulFor every stroke of bad luck,For every rainy day suffered,For every obstacle encountered.Because had that not been,It would never have brought me to you.I'm gratefulFor every opportunity missed,For [...]

Coward! Coward!

Coward! Coward!Get outOf your shell.Better, throw awayThat stupid shell.Coward! Coward!Stop thinkingWay too much.You know it's nothing moreThan another excuse.Coward! Coward!You're okayThe way you are.So why be shyOr try to change?Coward! Coward!Don't let them decideFor yourself.You've been gifted withA brain of your own.Coward! Coward!Don't let me call youThis name again.So show me finallyWho you really are!

Flowers Are All I Have

"It's my birthday!Finally, my day!!So tell me, sweetheart.What have you got for me?"Dancing, sang She."Of course, I remember.It's the day in September.So here, darling.Flowers I have got for thou,"He offered with a bow."At first look, they may seemNothing like in your dreamThat you might have imagined.Just flowers in a ribbonGiven to you by your gibbon."But [...]

What If You’re Not a Mother?

It's Mother's Day.So we speak of mothers.When do we speakOf they who are not mothers?When do we speak of youIf you are not a mother?What if you are someoneWho is a single father?Someone who has toLearn, unlearn and relearn everythingThat comes naturally to women?Because you are not a mother.What if you are someoneWho is gay [...]

Marry for Love

Don't you want to marry for love?Not for age,Not for looks,Not for money,But love?Don't you want to holdSomeone as your own,And be heldIn return for nothingBut love?Don't you want to come backTo a place you may call home,From the wide world,To be welcomed withBut love?Don't you want to shareYour happiness,Your sorrow,To be blanketed withBut love?Don't [...]

Hero Enough

He wasn't the stereotypical hero --The kind to make her swoon,The kind to make her croon.Yet somehow he stuck.He made her smile.He wasn't the knight in shining armour --The protector of the realm,The one who could overwhelm.Yet anyhow he shone.He always showed up.If anything, he was an anti-hero.Not the one hoped for by mothers.Not the [...]