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In Search Of Illusive Happiness
Why are you searching for the lost happiness?
It was never yours, nor will it ever be.
For no one can stay happy forever,
If it was so then sorrow would be an orphan.
I sit alone and remorse the absence of happiness,
The more I want it, the sadder I feel,
This pursuit of happiness gives birth to the evil of sadness,
And in this very moment I ignore and forget,
The sacrifice I make of the present.
Yet the heart seems to rule the mind,
It keeps the hunt on, for something that is illusive to find.
With the life in tatters,
There seems nothing more to cherish,
Than a dozen half smoked buds and few empty bottles.
I wander alone on the beaches of shame,
I seem to forget the purpose, the goal and also my name.
And then finally resting my head on the rocky shores,
I call for the end of misery as I knock on the silent doors.
It was yet another Friday or billions of
earthlings. May be it was a mundane day ahead for
some and exciting for others. An exciting day ahead for the ones who were certain
of the joy to be unwrapped the next day, the weekend. Well, in my case it was
the former. Blame it on being one amongst the many who work on Saturdays.
The distance between us questions possibilities, Two souls who connect yet shall stay detached, Life running along parallel tracks that shall never meet, Yet hope says they would someday be entwined. UnInhibited feelings spoken, thoughts exchanged, Unassuming how the world would read them, Prejudices can't be fought, let free thoughts sail, It's a battle less spoken, but I know many shall be fought. Feelings expressed in words for many are view points, Sometimes misunderstood, unacceptable for few. Thoughts expressed are sometimes song of a bleeding heart, These emotions maybe shunned by many as no art. Questioned and unacceptable orphan thoughts, Wish to die accepted, but denied and stay detest. Don't let yourself be consumed by the opinions of others, Your soul deserves a sweet song, let it be one about it's zest.
The other day in midst of a long tiring journey from the airport I zoned out in thoughts, looking outside the window. What was I thinking? I was trying to fathom as to what's the single most element distinguishing mediocrity from excellence.
A lot of us have this beautiful idea in our mind to be achievers of some sort. Each individual has their own definition of excellence. All of it leading to creating a happy space in our minds. But these remain mere ideas and definitions in our head.
We have a lot of clutter occupying our minds. Some of it even includes being less appreciative of others success. Being too bothered about right and wrong of others choices. A bunch of useless thoughts which in no way are going to be helping us in our pursuit of happiness. When we are done with all the wining about the world and people in it, we get on with our mediocre life.
We seem to believe that there is solace in the cocoon of mediocrity.
"There are no easy ways, no escapes, Yet we wish s…