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Coming Around Full Circle

By melanie jean juneau, published on Jan 21, 2013

Outwardly, my life is diametrically opposed to anything I could have imagined as a teenager. Yet this strange life I find myself living has brought me more fulfilment and joy than I ever could have imagined.

At sixteen, I was still an avid reader, who loved school. As expected, I completed an Honours Degree in English Literature. By 23, my life was still on track. I considered continuing my studies as a graduate student because I still loved everything about academia. The relaxed but challenging experience of reading Chaucer and Old English in the original vernacular with only one... (more)

Tags: writer, expectations, dreams at 16, fufilment, surprised by life

Silence Of The Soul

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Jan 3, 2013

Finding peace in dark silence

As the shadows

Tiptoe inside my dreams

No expectations

To shame my thoughts

Breathing exaltation

Inspiration to my heart...

Pure innocence belonging to

A call of my soul

When the ego becomes tired

Of dancing to daylight

Visions of obligation...

Let me embrace this silence

Be lost in the tranquil respite

Swaying in my mind

To the lullabies

Of blissful reticence ...

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Tags: peace, silence, shadows, expectations, reticence, lullaby

Go Ahead...You Can Make Your Dreams Come True

By Uttam Gill, published on Jun 22, 2012

When I was there you never saw me and when you found me you created pause of functional constraints. From the crowd, a face is picked up and the lane took me to the destination. When I knock the door, I just don’t get any answer and for long, I wait. When at sweet will, door is opened; the matter of familiarity becomes burden. I am not perplexed and neither confused. I know your clarification is not meant for my solace but rather sub consciously you address your own fear. Fear is not the key in this case; fear is a probing in most uncertain terms, not even knowing that why you are doing so.... (more)

Tags: dreams, life, inspiration, soul, hope, identity, expectations

Be always there

By Uttam Gill, published on Mar 26, 2012

She called him and said “Be always there”…and he did not understan why she said this. He lived at the surface of his emotion, but beneath the surface, surprisingly, he with acquiescence in its inquisitive mode permitted a thought to be there. But "why does he need to be there?", he asked himself.

The chaotic life in its own way stifles the tender heart and he knew that the denial is the only way to avoid unjust trampling of the heart later. She called him again and said “Be always there” He wondered again, "where does he have to be and why? What is it that she is referring to?"

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Tags: life, heart break, tears, heart, passion, hope, crying, aspiration, emotion, compose, expectations

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