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I am afraid I have run short of words. 
To express how I feel. 
I am like a caged bird, 
Wanting to fly, but experiencing Achilles Heel. 

I keep on telling my silly heart. 
You can't please everyone. 
Don't be naive and try to be smart. 
For you are inferior to none. 

Yet, somehow I go back to being slack. 
And the fire within me fizzles out. 
How can I think of going back? 
And allow myself to be overtaken by self-doubt? 
It's not the time to rest or immerse in self-pity. 
It's time to rise like a Phoenix. 
And now I am back again to do my duty. 
And won't let my pathetic mind play funny tricks. 

There are many obstacles in this journey called life. 
Each one is meant to make you strong. 
It's smooth sailing for some people, while it's full of strife. 
But it sure wouldn't last for long. 

Fear of failure is the greatest impediment to success.
Don't be afraid to fail. 
Don't grant negativity and pessimism any access. 
To your mind but continue to sail. 

The winds of fortune will definitely blow our way. 
We must not lose sight of our goals and aims. 
We will be successful one day. 
Despite our detractors playing unfair games. 

Thank you so much for taking your precious time to visit my website. Hope you enjoyed reading my blogs.

26 thoughts on “POETIC THURSDAYS (50)

  1. A nice therapeutic whiz of words that tells just how much you know yourself. Well composed and shared. β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈβ€οΈ

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  2. What a beautiful and courageous poem Aparna. I think the elements that you paint are experiences we all can relate to. Beautiful job my friend. πŸ₯°πŸ’–πŸ€—πŸ’‹πŸ˜ Have an amazing evening!

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  3. Thank you so much, my dear sweet Kym. 😊😊😊β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️. I am so lucky to have amazing, supportive friends like you. Lots of love, hugs, and smooches to you.

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  4. Thank you so much, Elvira. I am so lucky to have lovely, adorable friends like you. You just made my gloomy day, shiny 🌟. Lots of love, hugs, coffees, cakes, chocolate and all the happiness. πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ«πŸ«πŸ«πŸ«πŸ«πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•πŸ©πŸ©πŸ©πŸ©πŸ©


  5. You are welcome, dear Aparna.
    Thank’s a lot! You are a wonderful friend too! Keep well and happy!
    Have a lovely day full of love, hugs, smiles, coffee, cakes and happiness too! πŸ™πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ§πŸ«–β˜•πŸ§πŸ«–β˜•πŸ§πŸ«–β˜•πŸ«πŸ°πŸ©πŸ«πŸ°πŸ©πŸ«πŸ°πŸ©β˜•β˜•

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  6. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯οΈπŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸ©πŸ©πŸ©πŸ©πŸ©πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ˜‚πŸ°πŸ«πŸ«πŸ«πŸ«πŸ«β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜. Have a fantastic weekendπŸ•πŸ πŸŽ‰.


  7. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ₯°πŸ€©πŸ˜˜πŸ’–πŸŒΈπŸ₯°πŸ€©πŸ˜˜πŸ’–πŸŒΈπŸ§πŸ«–β˜•πŸ§πŸ«–β˜•πŸ§πŸ«–β˜•πŸ«πŸ°πŸ©πŸ«πŸ°πŸ©πŸ§πŸ«–β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•You as well!


  8. Thank you so much, dear. β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️😊😊😊. I am very happy to know that you liked it.


  9. Thank you so much, dear Dawn, for your kind words of appreciation. πŸ₯°πŸ₯°β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️😊😊. They mean a lot to me.

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