The palms loadedWith dates sweet,The oceans stretchFrom Muscat to MusandamAnd many miles more,So blue and so green,With golden sands on the endless shore,A treasure of marine lifeMay it thrive, multiply,And ships anchor here,Day and night There’s lively cheer,Sailors carry storiesFrom far and wide,Oman welcomes them all,With arms open wide.8th January we reserve,To vow and promise,OnContinue reading “Oman Environment Day”
Memories are like mountainsThe fog hides them allAnd the sunReveals as we recall.Some days memoriesPlay hide and seek,A clouded mindStruggles for detail;Other days, memoriesRefuse to leave,All visuals you retrieve.Memories.Mountains far and nearSometimes a smile,Sometimes a tear. Fog-hidden Al Hajar mountains
When you are in a somber mood, meditate on these words. Just sit thinking of the unexpected in life that throws us out of gear. In your thoughts, reflect on how often we are imbalanced in our understanding of the dualities of life. We seem to only want the good, the happy, the wellness/the healthy,Continue reading “Dualities of Life”
The winds howlThe windows rattleThe doors bangThe rains pour and peltThe sounds threatenThe thunder’s louderThe water levels higherThe warnings stricter.Tempest, twister,Hurricane or Tsunami,The destructive Gonu,Or Shaheen cyclone,The land does moan,The sea does groan,The wind has lostIts usual control,All living creaturesAre paying the cost.The planet did warn,The globe got too warm,The deserts dry Now are floodingOhContinue reading “#ShaheenCyclone”
Do not ask folksHow they are,They may not Want to recallMany a scar.Say,’Good to see you’,I’m here to help you.Do not presume All’s well,Maybe they choseOn issuesNot to dwell.Say,’Whatever it is, May you heal, It will take time,Want some ice waterWith a squash of lime?Do not share How awesome Your staycation was,Some have had toContinue reading “Post pandemic do’s and don’ts”
READING IS ALL THIS AND MORE: Reading is all this and more:The escape From boredom,Meet human Imagination,In all its magnitude.Keep chewing thoughtsin blissful solitude.A book is unparalleled company,The quietest,coolest Emotional symphony,An unmissable, unforgettable journey.Reading is:Entering an adventure,Exploring a tale,and finding freedomIn a fantastic,faraway Queendom.Travel on and on,Read more, go on.Reading is: The nourishment for theContinue reading “Read more! By AMITA SANGHAVI”
The disarrayThe discontentThe disturbanceThe depressionAll lie deep within.Silently peep inAnd seek the sunkenHeavy momentsAnd beckon Half-buried memories,This heap of ‘hurts’Lift one by one,And gently release, Just let them go.Emptied of theseFeel free,Feel light,Declutter and cleanse,Find peace immense.
At times A random read, At times, A re-read, At times A hasty skim, Or rush-read the end, Sometimes dog ear Page seventy-seven, At times read aloud, Sometimes I highlight, At times I underline Or I scribble A question mark, And sometimes I just sigh. At times in entirety, It stays within meContinue reading “Books”