As if

Be present now.As if No future awaits.Learn new now.As if No second chance avails.Smile and laugh nowAs ifNo joy forever stays.Accept others nowAs ifNo one meets again.Calmly breathe in nowAs ifNo guarantee Of the next breath prevails.Live now,Love now,Let go now.

Sweetness

Thoughts rushHelter skelterIn my mind.Some momentsThey remindSome memoriesThey rewind.The only wisdom isIn being kind.A little sweetnessIn words and deeds,With love does Hearts and souls Forever bind.***🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭Being kind is being sweet.Have a sweet year ahead.🍭🍭🍭🍭🌸🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🌸🍭🍭

52nd National Day of Oman

Oman, the land of peace.Oman, the land of beauty.Oman, the land of wisdom.Oman, the stretch of oceans.Oman, the home of mountains.Oman, the address Of an aquamarine oasis.Oman, the essence Of silence and quietude.Oman, the beautyOf grace and gratitude.Oman, Where whispersOf the waves,Create music In every heart,Oman, A glimpse of paradise,Oman,A class apart.

Happy Birthday!

You rule our hearts naturally, You are our dearly, You smile so graciously, You breathe so gently, You speak so softly, You move so delicately, You are our Princess lovely, Each day may you live happily, In every way remain blessed lovingly, Now and for multiple decades to come, You remain our precious, niece, ourContinue reading “Happy Birthday!”

Make today awesome

Today,in all you do,Add a little bit Of glitter,Add a little bit Of glamour,Add a little bit Of grit.In every act today,Be the hand of God,And however mundane Be your task,It’s upto you To add a little zestAnd make better or best.Life is a short trip,Whatever you do,Do it whole heartedly,Like an act of worship.

Jai Ganesh Deva

Lord Ganesha you lead Our beginnings,Make our path Obstacle-free,Your names are thousand,Ekdant, AniketVignesh or Vinayak,You love laadoo and modakAnd ride the mushak,We bow unto you and seekProtection and good luck.You are our beloved,Our most worshipped,To you we belong,Bless us to chooseRight over wrong.Make our Vivek-buddhi Sharp and strong,As every step we take,Our path problem-freeWe prayContinue reading “Jai Ganesh Deva”

Kanhaa Poem

The Kanhaa Poem: 1 By Amita J Sanghavi. 19/8/2022. Krishna, krishna! Heading straight To the Haveli,We stop at the phoolwala And his tokri, Our steps halt As we bend, Flowers to the soul, Bliss lend: The moment Of spotting fresh blooms, Mogra and Prajakta, Bringing a bright glowOn our face and our heart, We bendContinue reading “Kanhaa Poem”

Happy 76th Independence Day!

May our country Treasure every tree,May our nation,Enlightened by logic be,And thrive with hope,In adversities,Resolutely cope.May my India,Like the Charkhaa, Keep moving,Awakened, 24 by 7,And bring to earthA glimpse of heaven,And be a blessing,To all the Living.

As evening arrives…

May you silent the noises of worry and stress and fear. May you find your peace as you use words of hope and thoughts of love. May the mind retain and recall your favourite music, your favourite songs, your favourite flavours and beautiful memories.May your heart be filled with contentment and courage.

A sesame seed

How little, how tiny. A sprinkle of sesame, Adds special flavour.Like a timely smile,Brings relief greater.Its not words alone,That we use as balm,To bring back calm.Tiny gestures,Warm expressions,Like a nod,A smile,A pat,Lift up those near, And encourage our dear,Spread comfort and cheer,As they release fear.Like the sesame seed,Tops our food,Makes it special indeed,Use a sprinkleContinue reading “A sesame seed”

The other half of 2022 arrives

To sun-hot May,The summer-bringer,In days few,We bid adieu.How very soon,Arrives June,Along comes the monsoon,May the rains grace,Cool the land too,Welcome, ‘warm’ welcome,To the second half Of the year 2022.Lets remind ourselves,In New Year resolutionsWhat did we decide,But simply couldn’t do?Its never too late,Begin today,It’s still May.

May 2022 arriving soon

May in May,You healthy stay.May in MayYour wealth Increase day by day.May in MayYou laugh And happinessCome your way.May in MayFlowers growIn your pathAnd sweetly sway.May in MayYour wishes fulfil,For this to happen,Let’s together pray.

I believe, I trust

Success is the result of our genuine talent, sincere effort and strong decision to not give up before we achieve our goal. Yes. But then how is it that only few succeed while many do not, despite of the talent, effort and determination? We do reflect- oh the timing was not right, or some strokeContinue reading “I believe, I trust”

Good morning

May all go well today.May troubles melt away.Wish you a bounceIn your step, Happy and childlike,May your heart sway.May the day be simpleMake you just smile,And show your dimple.

Have faith

Watch flowers bloom,Listen the birds sing,Bump into bunnies Scurrying and hurrying,Dancing and hip-hopping.Rise and shine, With love and faith,Of all the divine,And in God’s trustMay your soul be refined,And in blessed love,May you remain entwined.

A beginner’s mind

I wish you, An idea new.I wish you,A beginner’s mind,No past to rewind.May your heart,Hold anticipation,And affirmation.May your eyes,Find more possibilities,Than see otherwise.Go ahead this week,Hopeful, not meek,Follow your dreamDoubt-free, Go, seek!I wish you smile,As you walk,Mile after mile,With a spring, In your feet. May soft petals be underneath your feet now and always.

What poetry is…

Poetry is born when the heart and intellect meet and converse and reflect together.Poetry is a moment of awareness, a moment of realisation, an insight into being alive and experiencing with the heart; therefore poetry is heartfelt. The poet’s sensitivities are heightened towards the occurrence and the experience.Poetry is inspirational, and also powerful due toContinue reading “What poetry is…”

Half full

Half full and fuller,Very cool and cooler,May your riches multiply,May your effort intensifyNot a fool or a loser,Be in gratitude forever,A heart brimming overWith hope and loveFlowing clear,Trust in yourselfStronger,Faith in yourself deeper,May blessings On you always shower,May Grace be Your invincible power.

Raising sons…

Dear Mothers, Hope you empower women And as mothers proudly Raise sons as gentlemen, Charming, kind,Mindful, possessingReal integrity.Men who are praised For absolute chivalry.They hold doors, Happily help in chores, Make their women Feel like royal ladies. Mothers, whose sons,Are their dears, And raise gentlemen For others’ darling daughters: And their sons know the lady’sContinue reading “Raising sons…”

The Art of Leaving

Leave it.Detox.The computer screen,The ice cream,The fried chips routine.Leave it.Detox.The virtual game.The fast food Ramen.Leave it.Detox.Life is not indoors On a screen-an idiot box.Choose un-virtualReal activities, detox!ChooseThe Art of LeavingTo beginThe Art of Living.

Good Morning

As you go About your chore,And still have To finish many more,Hold thankfulness,Remember many yearnFor this normal-ness.May peace and calm pour,In your heart-core.May good luck knockAt your life’s door.Have a blissful morning,And a very lucky day.

Have a very Foodie Holi

Carrot halwa red,Boondi ladoo yellow,Lassi creamy white,Wishing you A Holi very bright.Rose milk pink,Baigan bhartaa purple,Gulaab jamun dipped inSugar syrup very golden,And a chocolate truffle,May in Life always,You stay out of trouble.Wishing you Happy HoliA day full of coloursA rainbow in a jumble,Samosas and chutney,Sweet and hot,Hot and sweet,With dollop of ice cream,Topped with honey.WishingContinue reading “Have a very Foodie Holi”

Teach your daughter this:

You are empowered If your bank account is surplus and sufficient, Your house help isRegular and efficient, If you are well-trained, On raising your profit quotient, And no one dares to Stop or question, Your spending decision. You are empowered If you walk to work Without being taunted Or made to feel guilty To notContinue reading “Teach your daughter this:”

Safed Jambu tree

You stood belowReady to catchThe jambus I would throw.I climbed up Branch to branch,Tried to pluck the jambusYou spotted and told meTo reach out With the sticksWe tried to tieTogether by and by.Those hidden in between The lush green leaves,The jumbo white jambus Were our absolute treat!A fresh fruit so simpleBrought a dimple,With your prettyContinue reading “Safed Jambu tree”