Far from the shallow


It happens in the most unexpected ways.

When you’re going about your daily routine

When you flip through your planner, writing down the tasks for the day

When you’re working

When you’re eating that last piece of chocolate

Or sipping from a mug of hot coffee as you gaze out the window

As you brush your hair

Or take a walk in the park.

It happens in the most unexpected ways

Maybe when you’re in the shower,

Or even as you’re running late on a busy day

Maybe when you look in the mirror and draw a dark line of kohl on your lid,

Searching for something you lost, you peer into your own reflection.

It happens in the most unexpected ways-

As you lay in bed late into the night

And, when you finally drift into a restless slumber.

It happens in the most unexpected ways-

One day you open your eyes

One day, something clicks,

On that day, you know you’re free

And on that day

You just know that you’re far from the shallow now.

8 Comments Add yours

    1. Leha says:

      Thanks Aesha


  1. Rubitah Abraham says:

    Beautifully put across! 🙂 Also reminded me of one of my favourite songs- Far from the shallow!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Leha says:

      Thank you Rubitah. Yes, I love that song too.


  2. Tarang says:

    Beautiful composition. Evocative.


  3. Swati Khatri says:

    Yes, such liberations happen unexpectedly. But once they happen we are glad that they did

    Liked by 1 person

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