Ruling the glamour industry
much sought after face
sashaying across the ramp
basking in all the adulation
stardom felt eternal.
Spotlight shifts focus
today, my face is a mere poster on the wall with graffiti.
Forgotten, as tides of time change.
I try to chase the elusive limelight,
only to realize,
fame is like a sparkler
burning till the light fades
Sadje’s WDYS #90
Dusk explodes across the horizon
as the waning rays of the sun, bids adieu for the day,
with a burst of blazing orange inferno,
as the aqua waters, drink in its feral beauty.
Standing by the silhouette of the lighthouse,
I scan the horizon till its periphery,
to absorb the beauty of this ephemeral artistry,
before the tableau of hues,
is devoured by the inky darkness.
Sadje’s WDYS prompt # 79
V. J’s weekly Challenge : Peripheral
Mired in a labyrinth,
a constant battle ensues
keeping pace with
each passing moment.
Fraught with the burden of
schedules and targets
payments and presentations
books and exams,
competing with the
frenzy of the ticking clock
the emotional dam bursts,
a deluge of chaos transpires.
time lures us
into its deceptive loop.
as # deadline is trending now!
Reena’s exploration challenge #156
Once upon a time, billions of eons ago
it all started with a speck.
The vast expanse beyond the cerulean skies
embraced within it
infinite planets, galaxies and milky ways.
It intrigued and fascinated
Astronomers and Astrologers alike,
who postulated many theories.
The spiritual seeker,
ruminated on the realms of the cosmos
to question our very existence
in this vast evolutionary journey,
to fathom its aura of cryptic mysticism.
Seeking divine guidance,
from the abundant energy of the universe
finally realising that
the body and the paraphernalia
is just ephemeral,
the real truth is our inner core,
V. J’s weekly challenge #113 : How it all started
Eugi’s weekly prompt : Cosmos
In between the first cry
and the last breath
we live our lives,
dominate the earth.
long enough to be termed
a life time!
The wider picture seen
from the infinite cosmic universe
Eras shrink to insignificance,
only to realise,
In the end,
we were just a moment!
Godoggocafe’s Tuesday Writing Prompt :Write a piece of prose or poetry that ends with,” in the end, we were just a moment.“