The wilderness and animals – Quotes

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh “Animals never worry about Heaven or Hell. Neither do I. Maybe that’s why we get along.” ― Charles Bukowski, The Last Night of the EarthContinue reading “The wilderness and animals – Quotes”

Safe

Atop the green grassy hill during summertime, away from the shady trees below, behind the warehouse, against that warm tin wall, There lies a safe spot. Your open arms. The silence of your smile, The content in your eyes, the stillness in your seat. Embracing you my body sighs a massive wave of relief Clasped underneathContinue reading “Safe”

Is this the meaning of everything?

There’s something innate within us that’s been budding since we’ve existed. Since the moment one cell was dived into two. Gazing at you is like speaking an ancient language of the animals. It’s like the dance of a peacock with its feathers flared. It’s interpretation only you understand. My eyes possessed by you, the sparkleContinue reading “Is this the meaning of everything?”

Detachment?

Siddharth Gautam Buddha resisted attachment because everything will change. Things that can make you happy can also cause deep suffering. Money can wane People can leave Your physique can slack Why get attached to anything at all? Can resistance to attachment lead to some sort of everlasting bliss that we all deeply crave, but can’tContinue reading “Detachment?”

Short story: Just like that?

She was sobbing and swirling inwards into an uncontrollable frenzy of alcohol consumption. He saw her sitting at the restaurant table and came by. He held her around the shoulders and said, “Hey… sorry I was a bit late.” She just sobbed and gazed at the table, before chugging on the bottle again. “Do you…Continue reading “Short story: Just like that?”

Not a busy woman

I can’t live a fast paced life. I don’t enjoy it– to do things routinely because it needs to be done, and that too in an expedited manner. Granted I prefer to do things, otherwise boredom would kill, but I’d do it slower, with breaks. Where I can smell the flowers once in a while,Continue reading “Not a busy woman”