#ExcerptWeek – Emerging From Shadows by Balroop Singh

This afternoon, I’d like to welcome Balroop Singh to The Write Stuff. Balroop is sharing an excerpt from her book, Emerging from Shadows, and I know you are going to enjoy it, and will share it far and wide. Welcome, Balroop!

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THE SECRET OF BEING ALIVE  

Torrential thoughts stir the ghosts of past
Throttling pain feeds on grisly graves
Pushing past away, I continue to thrive
In the rhythm of throbbing life

Life that seems scrupulously seamless
Having sustained stormy waves
Craves for calm waters and sunshine
Nurturing the hope… clouds would subside

Swaying droplets of indifferent love
Stand sprinkled all around
The charade of connection continues
Evoking detest, dissent and disenchantment 

Sharp shards of shattered emotions
Pierce as I try to gather those sensations
Wilderness walks with me
Yet a dim, discrete light beckons…

Rise from those dumps of depression!
Bury those personal regrets deep inside!
Focus on self-healing, self-love
Only trust can keep you alive.

Miniscule moments of hope awning around
Floating like bubbles but burst without a sound
Duress of living with mixed thoughts
Flying on the wings of optimism I thrive!

© Balroop Singh.


Balroop Singh

Balroop Singh, a doting grandma and a dedicated wife, a former teacher and an educationalist always had a passion for writing.  She is a poet, a creative non-fiction writer and a relaxed blogger. She writes about people, emotions and relationships. A self-published author, she has written five books and her fifth book ‘Emerging From Shadows’ was launched on 21 July, 2017.

Balroop Singh has always lived through her heart. She is a great nature lover; she loves to watch birds flying home. The sunsets allure her with their varied hues that they lend to the sky. She can spend endless hours listening to the rustling leaves and the sound of waterfalls. The moonlight streaming through her garden, the flowers, the meadows, the butterflies cast a spell on her. She lives in San Ramon, California.

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33 thoughts on “#ExcerptWeek – Emerging From Shadows by Balroop Singh

  1. Reblogged this on Emotional Shadows and commented:
    I have met Marcia recently but I am overwhelmed by the kind of support that she has been extending to authors and bloggers through her feature #ExcerptWeek at her blog. Today I am her guest at her blog ‘The Write Stuff, sharing one of my poems from ‘Emerging From Shadows.’

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    • Thanks a TON Vishnu…hope carries us to the horizon, the flight may be slow, the alleys may be dark but we fly with faith that propels our thoughts. I am delighted to hoard your pearls of appreciation. Stay blessed! 🙂

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  2. Your poetry stirs me deeply, Balroop. As I read it, I see you with head thrown back, eyes closed, and arms outstretched to the cosmos, smiling as you accept all the good the universe has to offer. You inspire me, as you inspire so many ❤

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    • I am bowled over by the choice of your words Tina…you have a fantastic imagination and a loving heart. Yes, dear friend, you are so right. I welcome all that life has offered to me and never fail to count my blessings. Have a wonderful weekend dear friend.

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