I Must Not Fear

“I must not fear.

Fear is the mind-killer.

Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration.

I will face my fear.

I will permit it to pass over me and through me.

And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.

Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.

Only I will remain.”

– Frank Herbert, Dune.

Tender

The mind – a dim, hazy blur.

Restless muscles, not a second of comfort.

Deprived of sleep, a walking soulless spirit of the nights.

Mornings seem dark and groggy.

Every day, a new kind of pain.

Writing in the present state,

A futile attempt.

What is wrong with me?

Why is my mind treating me so miserably?

 

All I ask for are a few words..

To please my soul.

But seems like my numb mind

Is being too difficult

To let it all flow.

 

All I ask for are a few words

To rain down from my brain.

But every time I sit down to write

Holding this pen with all my might,

My mind remains to be distracted

Refusing to partake in my efforts

That could possibly bring me

Some glory.

An obsessive writer

Lost in his words.

 

He saw many..

Long tireless days,

Sleepless nights.

 

Never stopping.

Lost in his words.

 

When the time came to stop

He did not understand

What is reality, what is life..

Until he completely lost his mind.

To Do or Not to Do

Day 86

The days pass like a drifting leaf..

The time keeps leaving me behind.

With an upraised arm I run after,

Presuming it would wait.

When the realisation dawns on what is lost,

I scowl and settle on a plan of action,

To not fritter my time away.

But then again,

A confused, lazy thought perches

On my rational brain.

It longs for an aimless, uneventful day.

And so, I let my mind wander away.

Ah, so easy it is to do nothing but stare.

While my unread books,

Unfinished work,

Unanswered mails,

And gym awaits.

Soul of a Dragon

Day 74

Long and lonely she stood

Waiting for the storm to pass.

Many dreadful, angry faces crossed her.

Not one friendly, helpful smile.

“Just a little while longer.”

She said to herself.

Soon came the time,

With a shrug of her shoulders

and a quick sudden pull,

She tore off the shackles,

Unfurling her dragon wings full.

A deep breath later, she took flight,

Leaving behind humanity and all of it’s supposed might.