Never-ending Test

They will judge you anyway, With a pinch of salt, You take it and live everyday, The life that is sweet but short. Those sharp words may hurt, But don't let them stay, Seek a quick divert, For that is the way. Repair what is wrong, And grow what is right, It may take long,... Continue Reading →

Path To Forgiveness

A lucrative deal, For a hale and happy heart, Can help you heal, But it is a work of art. You may feel the ripples, As you move along, Coming across as a hard riddle, Make sure you are strong. The path to forgiveness, Not for the faint-hearted, Just like a litmus, Testing the unguarded.... Continue Reading →

Live Wire

Happy on the inside, A live wire indeed, Her happiness too infectious. The only dose that we need An unwavering faith, Facing the brighter side, Not engaging in the usual games, She bore all hardships with a smile. Standing up again, From the brutal knockouts, Inspiring one and all, A unique strength she brought out.... Continue Reading →

To Be A Survivor

Crossing familiar paths, A flashback of the old, An occasional necessity, To reshape the mold. Seeing it all again, Why concede defeat, A long way to go, Though the path is incomplete. To be a strong surviver, It means a lot, As good as a nifty winner, Getting to the right spot. @ 2022 Shreya... Continue Reading →

Morning Ritual

An early morning ritual, Now a daily chore, A fresh start to the day, To calm the internal war. Who more than me, A better candidate for this, Moving along everyday, Is gradual improvement hard to miss? Starting from the head, Taking the spiritual path, A deep dive in meditation, To know one's forecast. A... Continue Reading →

Unsaid Words

When words fail, To describe the inexplicable, A jumble of thoughts, Showing the invisible. Get out of your head, Says the intelligent mind, But it is a safe place, Comforts the heart confined. Be your own sweetheart, Is that a simple call, Reducing the dependency, Before you hit the wall. Wish one could explain, The... Continue Reading →

Retraced Steps

For Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge Walking aimlessly, She wandered about, Facing raised eyebrows, From strangers all around. Her last stop on the platform, It was a rainy night, The large puddle of water, Reflecting her lost plight. A sudden light and a beep, Getting her back to reality, A text message not expected, That she... Continue Reading →

Start Of Prime

A small beginning, In a long time, It was an achievement, The start of her prime. The fruits of her success, No event can foreshadow, Her antagonist self, At peace with the whole process. @ 2022 Shreya Shah

Caught Off Guard

For Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge Lost in the pages, Those beautiful words, Bringing a smile on her face, She was caught off guard. The volume of the external, Not bothering her the least, Feeling more than alive, She felt the release. And as the pages turned, She waited with a bated breath, The characters too... Continue Reading →

Move On

For Fandango's Story Starter There was something about that song, That made me think of you all daylong, Waiting for you to come along, To the place that we belong. But you call me headstrong, Thinking that I have got it wrong, Is this your excuse to prolong, To be together lifelong? You won't miss... Continue Reading →

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