Oxygen

Physical health issues have taken a toll on me, most of the times I’m unable to breathe. I feel as if there is something heavy in my chest that’s blocking my airways. Anxiety and depression have also kicked in because my mental health couldn’t stand the desperation caused by my physical health. I can’t breathe,…

Anxious

Man always crushes my hopes but I’ve loopholes. The most important one is me being a human being. Such a petty fragile human! This is self-pity. This is me writing while I face a writer’s block. I’ve gone deep into this nasty abyss called life and this chasm does not let me write. It’s stripping…

Faith

The constant nourishment of soul which has got a long way to go, It sinks, then, rejuvenates The body sometimes fails to Keep accord with it, But it learns gradually, It gets difficult to tread on a muddy path Time is food for the soul, Don’t let it slip away in the cracks For these…

Sunset

I am an absurd introvert. People close to me are the ones I value and the ones who make me feel like an extrovert when I’m around them. But the society in which I live in continues to pull me stronger into its nauseous gravitational field. People scare me nonetheless; I’m forced to be fake…

Black Hole

I’ve lost my dreams Now, Nightmares make me scream The path ahead is blurry You say not to worry I keep on walking nevertheless And, vagueness grows with every step Treading on a forbidden path That’s leading me down into the dark abyss, Sweet Lord, When would I arise? © Soiba

Etheree: “Mother Nature”

Beautiful mountains, Serene trees and streams, My spirit roams freely I may remain here forever waking up in the fresh air, I wonder what would paradise be like? Meadows, cascades, foliage, yes it would be dreamlike Blessings of God bestowed lovingly upon me, I rejoice Oh I am fortunate today I became the nature’s voice!…

Recovery

Fall brings newness with itself. Strange how weathers keep on changing but fall has its own charm. Can’t always relate the charm with warmth or ruthlessness, it’s somewhat mystifying. I remember how my heart was throbbing so badly this time when fall suddenly fell upon me. I wouldn’t say suddenly, I was ready for it…

Silver Linings (A Collaboration)

This is my second collaborative poetry with Aquib. I humbly thank him for his meaningful verses. He really knows how to move anybody with his words. Accept my gratitude Aquib ji and stay blessed 🙂   Born alone Will die alone Variation amid The fleeting world And His design For us! . . . Wait,…

Tanka: “Trees”

Trees seem gracefully serene Rewarding us with life, greenery and freshness Nature’s way of healing souls What an awe-inspiring magnificent way To embellish Mother Earth and worship God   © 2018 Soiba Tahir Photo: Mine