“when someone dies, you can mourn. it’s so much harder when someone just disappears, never to return back.” aahana said.
"is it really so easy mia?" she looked at me through the dim light of street. "you know, to forget someone."
aahana always questioned things that i myself was struggling to find answers of. it seemed as if she knew what was going inside my head. and she wanted me to let it all out. on the surface.
"like one time you're together, as if it's all you have and then out of nowhere they just vanish, without any word or text." she said looking at the flickering street light.
when two people cross path and stumble into each other; they connect and make memories in few. both of them hope of something long. but as time unfolds and days overlap into new it's not necessary that they both take the same road till the very end. roads diverge into millions and so does their fate. and destiny. and they.
strangers click like home sometimes. but you cannot hold them for always. they come in for a reason. and when they leave; that reason, its smell stays forever till the last.
life doesn't stop. it keeps moving.
"say something?" aahana said looking sideway at me.
"it's not" i said.
"it's not easy to forget someone, you just learn; learn to love them, you know, in letting go."
Have you ever looked at the settling leaves; raving through the storm, madly covering the streets and finally falling into a silent heap with others like them, quiet like peace? Have you ever looked at the settling ocean water, raging high and low into tremendous waves and then finally laying smoothly across the river bed like a dream?; mixing with the warmth of sand.
Have you ever had moments, where all you can think of is how you suddenly, out of no where, just like that learned to let things be as they are; settling for what you've got in life and not mourning over what's lost back in yesterdays. Each broken toy you tried to mend as a child but failed; each broken relationship you held tightly, putting efforts to pull it all back together but failed. All the struggles you've gone through and all the courage you held till the end brought you where you are today;
and then at last it always felt like those harsh days weren't even so bad, for when they held your hand tight into their palm, hurting you bad, at the same time they also taught you to be the braver you, the stronger you; they looked you into your eyes and along with giving tears, they gave you strength, capablility of bearing everything, even worse that falls ahead. Those bad days made you, the one you are right now; the one who gets hit by thunder and still stands again, wiser and fearless.
Broken seems too small a word at times; no one's left untouched by it. Each one of us have tales to cry over, still there're faces smiling when you look around yourself. What's gorgeous than that? learning to smile more, to wear confidence over your lips, doesn't mean your pain's less or you're without scars, it just means you've become someone fierce enough to let it not bother you; to live with the memories of it stacked at some corner of your head but not letting it slip in every aspect of you;
for living, for smiles on lips of your family and friends holds so much more than getting affected by something not worth anything or damaging yourself. For with each sunrise; with the new start, you've learnt to settle with your past.
a lot to see, a lot to feel; this road you've been travelling will lead you to your destiny either soon or at eleventh-hour; a little long it may seem, far from reach, but all you've got is hope within; A hope that flutters for best; hope that's huge than life and hope that brings you peace and ease; you might curse the days that will lay before you, others may develop themselves with the change and connection; Life has never been good, not only towards you but for everyone around; storm rages at each one of us with same extend, pain resurfaces us over and over again. When all you wish is to end up everything that's happening, rub away all the times you've been broken and lost in this world. You regret over failures, you cry over love, things seem wrapping you again with the same inconveniences.
Burdened with expectations, tied with knots countless. All breathless and tired you're alone in this crowd. Cm'on let things hurt, don't worry about scars. Learn to wear them, learn to let go. All you've got is you! Enough and Fierce. Everyone's fighting their own battles, no one's left untouched. Everyone's wishing for someone who would listen to them; but hardly they find one, you be that one for them; a long way to go. More mornings to come and nights at same time, lightening will burn you up but then raindrops are also there to caress you. Life's boring, except for your smiles, skies and some flowers; fresh and young; what do you want when all you have? Feel a little more, understand things with depths, overthink things less. Take a walk. Go and run, embrace the sunshine.
Fate has plans That I care Not to obey Your eyes speak A language that I dare not Comprehend, it is Beautiful, the way Certain words sound Beautiful, before you Come to decipher Their true meaning You love with All your heart But your past Is a shadow You can't shake Off, so you Always leave the Tiniest gap in A door that Only you can See, because you Cannot breathe underwater Without an exit Sign to keep Your body afloat.
You walk and I run on The same roads I have no Real reason to But I end Up telling myself My feet are Not yet tired Life hasn't yet Worn me down I remember the Times when your Eyes were candles And they burnt With a ferocity That I admired From far away Now your feet Tread heavily on Fallen autumn leaves And your face Sighs the sigh Of the weary.
We weren't taught Anything, nor given A trial run We grew up Under black skies And caught life At a million Miles an hour Running every red Light we could They couldn't tame All the wild In our blood Nor the fire In our bones We are alike In so many Ways, and yet Poles apart in So many others You were never Born desperate, they Programmed it into Your brain, and When I came Along, you branded It onto me.
Nowadays everyone has lost the charm in their life. It has become all about the rat race, promotions, presentations and all. Deadlines thrills your nerves. Somewhere while buying happiness, we forgot to enjoy our earnings too. Here's an insight to the daily struggle in search of happiness!