When I fell in love with William

By: Gabriela Yareliz People leave different things behind after they die. Some leave furniture and clothes; some leave heartache; some leave a life of service; some leave money; some leave anger. After a life of service and love, I think one of the greatest things a person can leave behind are words– words that inspire;Continue reading “When I fell in love with William”

Tu Mun Shudi (excerpts)

Translated by: BollyMeaning Too mun shudee tu mun shudi Mun tu shudam tu mun shudee You have become me, you have become me I have become you, you have become me Hai niddar dil daa safar Ho niddar dil de hamsafar Raj key humsey wafayein lenaa Taazaa hawaayein lenaa The journey of heart is fearlessContinue reading “Tu Mun Shudi (excerpts)”

Emerald Moonlight Pearl

By: Gabriela Yareliz Stolen glances, houses white under moonlight; emerald hills. Peace and angst in blend, golden shadows cast. The sky is a perfect shade of dark, a blue so thick it envelopes resignation. Trembling emotion, the kind that leaves you breathless and crying-all at once. It leaves you gasping for not air, not peace,Continue reading “Emerald Moonlight Pearl”

Margaret Atwood: Part II

“I’m not used to girls, or familiar with their customs. I feel awkward around them, I don’t know what to say. I know the unspoken rules of boys, but with girls I sense that I am always on the verge of some unforeseen, calamitous blunder.”-Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye “Why is it we want so badlyContinue reading “Margaret Atwood: Part II”

Margaret Atwood:Part I

“The past has become discontinuous, like stones skipped across water, like postcards: I catch an image of myself, a dark blank, an image, a blank.”  -Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye (322) “Knowing too much about other people puts you in their power, they have a claim on you, you are forced to understand their reasons for doingContinue reading “Margaret Atwood:Part I”

Poetry by Javed Akhtar: Ik baat honton tak hai

By: Javed Akhtar Ik baat honton tak hai jo aayi nahin Bas ankhon say hai jhaankti Tumse kabhi, mujhse kabhi Kuch lafz hain woh maangti Jinko pehanke honton tak aa jaaye woh … Aawaaz ki baahon mein baahein daalke ithlaye woh Lekin jo yeh ik baat hai Ahsas hi ahsas hai Khushboo si hai jaiseContinue reading “Poetry by Javed Akhtar: Ik baat honton tak hai”

Poetry by Javed Akhtar: Dil, Aakhir Tu Kyun Rota Hai?

DIL, AAKHIR TU KYUN ROTA HAI? Jab jab dard ka baadal chaya Jab ghum ka saya lehraya Jab aansoo palkon tak aya Jab yeh tanha dil ghabraya Humne dil ko yeh samjhaya Dil aakhir tu kyun rota hai Duniya mein yunhi hota hai Yeh jo gehre sannate hain Waqt ne sabko hi baante hain ThodaContinue reading “Poetry by Javed Akhtar: Dil, Aakhir Tu Kyun Rota Hai?”

I am blessed

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am blessed. No matter what is written; He will walk with me. Whomever He may bring; He chose. No matter what stands as an obstacle; He guides me to live His destiny for me. All works together for good; Fire, flood, darkness– My hand is in His. I am blessed.

Purely Me: Gabriela

Warning-Ek minute: This is a personal post. If you don’t care, I don’t mind. I just wanted to immortalize the thought by typing it out. Simple. “CERTAIN THINGS CAPTURE THE EYE, PURSUE ONLY THOSE THAT CAPTURE THE HEART-“ANCIENT INDIAN PROVERB By: Gabriela Yareliz You know that love? It’s the love that makes you nervous; the loveContinue reading “Purely Me: Gabriela”