An excerpt from my poems on Inkling Lafz, A publication of Unvoiced Hearts.
From the minute you wake, open your eyes and look around To see what you have and give thanks for that. There’s a new sunshine after the dark, a ray of hope lingering afresh You too must rise, to be who you are, to fly high and soar the skies. The losses of yesterday weigh deeply still Scarring your heart with despair and hurt, Don’t let them take you down, don’t let them sink you deeper Just keep affirming that hope will find you. Widen your gaze and stare at the horizon Hang in there and spot that rainbow. Keep still as you seek within, quieten your mind and wait for a whisper The answers are there, for you to discover, to give you all you’re worthy of. Realize the virtue of your mind, the strength that comes from silence The silver lining cannot but come, new paths will keep unfolding. Solutions will find you, obstacles will clear off, your dreams will come true Such is the power that comes from solitude, a divine blessing to be grateful for. Mini Balakrishnan