We Have Forgotten

Aug 31, 2020

We Have Forgotten

I’ve been locked up
Among these four walls
Since a long time
And body, mind and soul
Seems to have forgotten
How it feels,
When the wind blows against your hair;
How it feels,
When the 11’o clock sunshine burns your skin;
How the air smells when it is mid-day;
How beautiful the night sky looks;
How charming it is,
To wake up next to someone you love;
How good it feels,
To return to the place you call home;
Yes, these four walls are a part
Of the home I live in,
But not a part of my heart.

This haunting pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. So many people around this globe are either away from home or have returned to homes they never thought they would. It’s disturbing to know that some people prefer to be left out while others crave to crawl back into their mother’s lap. Home need not be a place where you were born and raised. Home can be a place where you have grown to become a person you are now. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a place where everyone is present. It can be on top of a mountain, deep in a dense forest or even in a heavy traffic. It may also be a person whose soul and being you cherish. Home is something that defines you like your character does. It’s a part of you. If the place you are living in doesn’t feel like a part of you, then, may be, it’s not your home.



By Smruthi
Smruthi likes hunting for book stores, food places and peace. She prefers books over Homo Sapiens. Readers can visit her blog: inkspilledwords.blogspot.com.
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Comment on this article

  • Hariprasad, Udupi Ambagilu

    Wed, Sep 02 2020

    Nicely written.
    Good going,, congratulations

  • Alwyn Johnson Quadros, Shirva/Dubai

    Wed, Sep 02 2020

    Thank you for the nice poem.

  • John, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 31 2020

    God The Father's advise on every trials in this life, every victory and Blessing in a message to Maureen,

    August 29, 2020

    Once again, I (Maureen) see a Great Flame that I have come to know as the Heart of God the Father. He says: "Children, make the focus of your life your eternal salvation. There is nothing more important. All that I present to you in the present moment is a tool - a means of your salvation. Remembering this must be the focus of your existence."

    "This alone is the reason for all your crosses and the means of every victory. It is in recalling this, that the reason for your crosses begins to resonate with reason. Every trial in this life makes sense if you keep in mind the cost of your salvation. It is knowing this that you can learn to treasure the present moment."

    "Keep this in mind so that you become more impressed with the importance of all your choices and decisions. Spend the present earning your place in Heaven. Your every effort in this regard receives My Blessing."

    Read Galatians 6:7-10+

    * The Messages of Holy and Divine Love at Maranatha Spring and Shrine.

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