Remember the times when you were younger You broke your knee and survived a fall You shrugged and smiled and took it in your stride You were so brave and endured it all Laughed it off when others scoffed And always did what you wanted to You never cared for their anxious glares Never felt the need to prove The pride in your eyes was there to see Your endeavors untiring, your spirit undying Made you what you were meant to be Destiny’s favorite child and courage’s true meaning Look into your past and you will find The elixir you seek, the energy infinite Look at yourself and introspect Within the tumult is your unfaltering might Feel your strength and awaken to see What countless blessings you hold, my dear There my friend, lie all your answers To all your self-doubts and all the fear.
Preeti Govada is a freelance writer and poet. Born and brought up in Hyderabad, she’s done her MBA in Human relations and currently resides at Mumbai with her husband and son. She’s currently working on her upcoming book which is a collection of short stories. She loves observing people around her and integrating their experiences into her short stories and poetry. Besides dabbling at cooking, she enjoys travelling, browsing the internet, reading and spending time with her family. If you’d like to connect with her, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It has weakened my body, Made me a slave of medication, A mockery of the society, Isolated from others, Have missed childhood games, Missed the love of my age mates, Always on treatment, I feel like an experimental object, So
Why are you stronger than All my other feelings- oh! Love How can you vanquish all my Hate, and hurt, and indifference And I gloat in you, forgetting the rest! Is this a magical being? that exists Only to see