It’s a cloudy day today, And so is my mood. Some things don’t feel right, While others still feel good.
It’s just one of those days when I sulk and brood, If you rub me the wrong way I can even be rude, I feel like hiding under my hood, Today, just today, just stop messing with me dude.
Reflecting on the things I have to do and the things I should, Realize nothing much of that will happen, if to meetings and deadlines I remain glued, If only the fretting and overthinking stopped, if only it could, I know that would help a great deal in getting me out of the woods.
I need a generous dose of happiness, To feel better, to uplift my grumpy mood, Can chocolate do the magic? Hell it sure could. Suddenly I hear it…a faint thunder roll in the distance…and a few precious raindrops on the window pane, And I know for sure..God has rewarded me with an instant feel good. 🙂🌧️⛈️
The new year had a rocky start,
Ex bestie decides to make a comeback,
But over the years we have grown apart,
So in a reconciliation, total interest I lack.
Putting it behind me, I decide to move ahead,
Not too late for some new year resolutions,
So I make a list of things to cut down on, starting with bread.
Add a point to clear my head and deal with all the confusions.
This year I vow to be punctual,
Be more disciplined, follow a strict routine..
Early to bed, early to rise shall be my daily ritual.
Try to eat less sugar and definitely cut down on caffeine.
I resolve to go on a healthy diet and lose some weight,
Do yoga, exercise or atleast a brisk walk everyday,
Will indulge in more of self love and less of hate,
To feel bright and positive in every way.
Will do better time management,
To maintain a healthy work life balance,
Stand my ground against bossy temperament,
And not get frustrated and suffer in silence.
I will strive to blog more, read more,
To stir up more storms in the kitchen…
To pursue new hobbies after completing daily chores,
No matter what comes my way, I will maintain calm and become more zen.
These are some of the promises I make to myself this year,
Let’s see how much I accomplish.
Will try to live healthy, be happy and live without fear.
When God created Adam and his breed, It was HIS best creation indeed, For man was supposed to love, nurture and take care of Mother Earth in times of need, But instead ended up causing massive destruction..all thanks to his GREED.
Man waged wars, built factories, cut down trees, killed flocks, fellow humans died, Death, destruction, pollution spread far and wide, God believed Man would mend his ways and ask God to be his guide, But Man forgot the Master, started thinking of himself as the greatest entity…all due to his PRIDE.
Seeing others flourish and prosper made his heart heavy, Made him utter profanities not one but a bevy, He had enough and more, but still wanted to own more and many, Never realising this would one day lead to his downfall…this sin we call ENVY.
Despite God’s best intentions, Man has always been on a downward path, Driven by hatred and revenge, Man has caused many a bloodbath, Never once bothering to look back at the aftermath, He could have made some amends, if not for his all consuming WRATH.
It can be safely concluded upon careful scrutiny, It is as important for Man to feed his ego as his tummy, He has an appetite for all things greasy and carnivorous that can be bought with money, That’s a sin too..the one we call GLUTTONY.
God watches with shame and disgust, As he sees Man seek pleasure outside of sacred bonds, giving reasons for mistrust, Faith, love, loyalty, committment all turning to dust, Yet Man always succumbs… to his LUST.
He could have taken an oath, To mend ties with the people he used to once loathe, To show that he is capable of change, capable of growth, But alas, it keeps him right where he is..all due to his SLOTH.
The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices, or cardinal sins, is a grouping and classification of vices within Christian teachings…I suddenly chanced upon it (after watching a film by the same name as the title of my poem)…It got me intrigued and I looked it up a bit (thanks Google)…and I have just attempted to interpret it in my own way…please feel free to share any suggestions/corrections. 😊👍
There are so many F words that come to my mind, Of them the most omnipresent would be FEAR, To this emotion I seem to have completely resigned, It grips me completely when at night even the slightest sound comes to my ear.
When was the last time I lived without it, I honestly don’t remember. I ponder hard and suddenly it hit, It was few years back till before September.
That was the time when fear gripped me harder than ever, It paralyzed me and made me go numb, After that, it became permanent and left me never.. It surpasses everything else and makes all the other emotions and me totally dumb.
As much as I may try to think past it, And divert attention elsewhere, This constant fear makes me beat, No matter where I look or turn my gaze, I always feel it lurking ….oh it’s just right there.
Fear of losing, fear of trying new things, fear of enjoying too much, The constant paranoia…I can’t even begin to tell, It basically holds me back from doing anything wild and adventurous as such, Here’s hoping one day I can conquer it and bid it a final farewell.. And tell it to go to HELL.