It’s Party Time, Corporate Ladder and Saturday Six Minute Challenge

Yesterday, after a long time, I had some free moments to enjoy reading posts on my reader at leisure. It is becoming a luxury for me nowadays. I decided to work from home yesterday,not that I was not working but the freedom from two hours of round trip commute and associated tiredness offered me the opportunity to indulge.   As usual, Murphy’s Law did work ( not sure who that Irishman was) and things that could go wrong went wrong at work on a Friday afternoon keeping me busy on phone and by e-mails.  But I am digressing, it has no relevance to this story.  Ah! the freedom of working in one’s pajamas. Wonderful indeed.  I immediately realized how much I was missing out. One has to do what has to be done. So no complaints and no regrets. I also ended up posting few of my own poems. All those activities, of course, resulted in going to bed late at night.

Getting up late on a Saturday morning, first post I saw was “It’s a Party“.  With those pictures of cake and coffee, my sleep deprived mind conjured up a vision of evite to a birthday party.  Little did I realize that Jackie was offering only zero calorie foods and beverages at the party.  However, there is ample opportunity to mix and mingle and make new friends.  So do go ahead, visit and make friends.

One of the new friends I made,  Amruta, had a beautiful poem titled Corporate Ladder, a new version of the nursery rhyme, Ten in the Bed, on her site.  I like her spin on the nursery rhyme and could not desist making a comment.  Sharing with you all my comment to Amruta’s post as my contribution to Kristi’s Saturday Six Minute Challenge.

View From The Top 

It’s always lonely at the top
When you fall down
You break your neck
Higher you rise
Mightier is the fall
And oh my,
What a wreck
Do you make
But
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The view must be
Beautiful from the top
So what the heck !

Have a beautiful weekend, dear readers.

Within

Within our hearts there is a place hidden
Protected well from ourselves even
That’s the core pillar of who we really are
Sooner we find it, we shall know us better

Within ourselves the moment we are born
All is clear, pure and all is clean
Surroundings fill us with garbage and dirt
Upto us to again make it clean and bright

Within us have strength to forgive and forget
Finding our true self, we shall be brave
No need for any preachers and healers
Find ourselves and we can be leaders

Within our hearts we can find love again
Compassion for others, courage to befriend
Extend helping hands to the downtrodden
Welcome others as sisters and brethren

Within us we have the resolve for freedom
We have the aptitude and we have the wisdom
Deep inside all of us burns the same fire
Peace and prosperity for all is our desire

Within our core is truth and light
External world blinded our sight
Close the eyes and search deep inside
Let our true self be shining bright


 

 

Week 10 of My Fifty Two Weeks Journey with “W”

Write Anything Wednesday 4-6-2016