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Sunday, 22 January 2012

The Balance

if we never fell in the darkness,
then why would we seek the 'light'?
if we never ever felt sadness,
then how would we know where our 'happiness' lies?

if we never faced lies,
then why wouldn't we hold anything higher than the 'truth'?
if there was no death,
then why would we value this 'life'?

if there was no betrayal,
then how would we know what true 'friendship' is?
if we never cried for someone,
then how would we know who is our heart's true 'love'?

if sometimes things didn't look impossible,
then why would we believe in 'miracles'?
if miracles occurred everyday,
then why would we fold our hands and look up and 'pray'?

"how important everything is!"
told above by a few 'ifs' and 'whys'
"how a perfect balance exists"
in every creation of the Almighty, 

from this earth to the skies..

so think again..

if we never did anything wrong,
then how would we know what is 'right'?
if we never sensed unhappiness,
how would we appreciate our most beautiful gesture, we call 'smile' :)


  1. I loved the poem.. How important it is to understand one part of life in order to feel the other part. You write very well :)

  2. thnx a ton philo :)
    the inspiration for this was given to me by a dear friend of mine,,, the credit belongs to her..

    1. Yes sometimes when we don't get things right, our friends knock it into our minds :) It was a lovely read anyways. Felt calm after reading it :)
      Thank you so much for your comment and for following too!

  3. I was just reading thoughts to this affect in Conversations with God last night.. isn't the Universe synchronous. There must be a lesson in here for somewhere xxoo

  4. yes tracie, I understand the signs now.. :) God Bless :)

  5. That was a wonderful poem :)
    Very thought provoking.

  6. you write such soothing poems :)

  7. thnx chints.. ur words r very encouraging.. :)

  8. That was so true and interesting to read, very well written.

  9. thnx ria, it ws sumthing tat was going on in my head since quite a while.. sumthing said by a dear friend of mine.. n i find it quite true..

  10. Beautifully written post:)!! Thank you for sharing:)!!

    1. bohot bohot shukriya :)
      thank u so much dina.. :))

  11. How true! that is some good writing.
    A balance is needed not just to choose between the two options, but also to know yourself better!

    1. yes. it takes time to learn this..
      n life teaches u this as u move along.. :)
      thnx so much Diksha :)