When my Why has an Answer

I have always been an ardent fan of Maya Angelou. I feel she is one giant of a woman, when she talks of women’s rights, forthrightness, self-worth, emotions and then again what it is to be alive and kicking in this world, with a smiling face.

Recently, I read one of her love quotes online and that triggered a chain of thoughts in my mind.

This expression led me to pen a few thoughts on that overpowering emotion, which overwhelms mostly all of us, at least once or more than once in our lives, the emotion that we often term as LOVE!

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When I know Why

Why I like looking at him, I know not,

What I stare at those intense eyes I know not.

Why I feel happy when that autumn breeze ruffles through his hair,

And leaves that carefree expression on his face?

Well, I seriously don’t know that!

But all I know that…

When desolation creeps in through tired afternoons,

When life seems to be just scenes of monochrome,

I realise the worth of those stares,

The warmth of those expressions.

I pat my back at my discretion.

Thank God, I have him in my life,

Thank God his thoughts are there,

To fill up my mundane days and tense nights.

Do I care that I don’t have him only for myself?

Does it bother me that his thoughts are all I have for myself?

Hell, no!

I think therefore I am.

I think of Him and therefore He is.

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