Rakhshinda Shakir
Posted August 27, 2020

Empty of life?

devoid of feelings?

but, nothingness is heavy

it is not empty of weight


What are you up to?

dispersed in the void?

How long is the loop of existence?

It is unknown!!


There is this forgotten voice within

that awakes to the

the soulful rhythm of flute-

like a content lover  hides in the mindfulness


This too shall pass

I mean, the longing

but, learn the art of nostalgia

to cope with what is not a choice!


Empty of life

devoid of feelings

how is it then

emptiness is so heavy!!

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Aug 27
Aug 27

Hi Rakhshinda, how are you? Thank you for sharing this wonderful poem of yours again. Yes this too shall pass....

Aug 27
Aug 27

Thank you for sharing Sister.
You are loved . We are here because of you.

Nini Mappo
Aug 27
Aug 27

"Emptiness is so heavy"
True, and deep.

Thank you for sharing Rakshinda.

Aug 28
Aug 28

Emptiness is heavy heavy indeed. Nothing comes without weight, even nothingness in itself.

Thank you for the awakening, reminding us to unpack very carefully and be carefully.

Beautifully written.

Thelma obani 2020
Aug 29
Aug 29

Thanks for sharing your poem with us.
May we never feel empty.
You are loved always

Beth Lacey
Oct 14
Oct 14

I wish you a full and rich life with no emptiness.