Change For the Better

Yes, I changed. I stopped caring for the people who never did. I stopped letting other people control my life. I stopped getting affected by the negativity that people plant- literally everywhere. I stopped letting people hover over my mind, the people who only know how to steal the life, the zest out of others. I stopped being cowardly. I started standing up for myself, for my dignity. I started being my own compass. My choices are totally mine now. No one to blame and no one to interfere. I still am the same for the people of value. I still am me for the true ones who make me smile when I think of it to be impossible. The thing I stopped doing was making my life hard for myself , simply by paying heed to the brighter side of everything. So yes, I changed. I changed for the better.

~ Saadia

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Anyway

We laugh, we live because we have to,

We die inside and smile anyway.

We stay, we wait, because we have to,

We cry to ourselves and stay strong anyway.

We try, we hope because we have to.

We perish every second and collect ourselves anyway.

~Saadia

Under It’s Veil

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The one with no tears also feels,

But with a smile, the pain, he conceals.

The one with no words wants to say,

what he goes through but his voice at bay.

The one with no thoughts to share,

Has an overflowed mind wrapped in fear.

The one with no reasons to explain,

knows that he’d done all but in vain.

The one with no desire to live,

is a wilted flowed with no share of dew.

The one with no smile to express,

has seen a lot, much, that can depress.

The ones who show nothing at all,

have taken unmatched pain and every fall.

You never realize how they feel,

till death gets them under it’s veil.

~ Saadia

Liebster Award

wpid-liebster-awardI was nominated for this award by Darshith over at Smiles here & Smiles there!!. A big thanks to you .

RULES :

  • Once you are nominated, make a post thanking and linking the person who nominated you.
  • Include the Liebster Award sticker in the post too.
  • Nominate 10 other bloggers who you feel are worthy of this award. Let them know they have been nominated by commenting on one of their posts. You can also nominate the person who nominated you.
  • Answer the ten questions asked to you by the person who nominated you, and make ten questions of your own for your nominees.
  • Lastly, COPY these rules in the post.
  • ALL THE NOMINEES ARE FREE TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE NOMINATION

The questions for me are:

# Which is your fav music band? No particular one but Night changes, Forever young, 18 and fools gold by one direction and show me the meaning by backstreet boys are really good songs .

# Among Ignorance, tolerance & patience, in which order will you choose the priority? patience> tolerance>ignorance

# Which is the best book you have ever read? (schools books also allowed )

That is a VERY hard question. But I totally love ‘ A thousand splendid suns’, ‘The kite runner’, ‘ The monk who sold his ferrari’, the ‘twilight’ series, ‘black beauty’ and ‘To kill a mockingbird’.

# What is your present profession? Is there any dream profession you would love to be a part of? I am still studying but I’d love to be an author.

# If you could remain a particular age forever what age would this be? I don’t know…. Have to think about that.

# What do you like more dancing/singing/traveling? Best hobby among these 3? Travelling for sure!

# You can write a question on your own, which you want to answer & then answer it? (You have all the rights..any question)( Can’t skip it). Who is your favorite poet ? ROBERT FROST!!!! That man was amazing . He’s has left a mark on this world through his amazing poetry. Hats off to him.

# Which indoor game you like playing? (video games & phones games not allowed)  Carom.

# Write how did your day go today in 5 sentences. It was raining today but I coped up. It was another day in the routine that we follow.  The beauty of the lush green leaves was enchanting, particularly in the rain. My day wasn’t too tiring nor too relaxing . Overall, it was a good day.

My nominees are:

1.Tell Me About It!

2.nicodemasplusthree

3.Coco J. Ginger Says

4Author Erika Kind
5YA BAKİ ENTEL BAKİ

6.bjsscribbles and photography

7.Busy Mind Thinking

8.Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

9.Shawn L. Bird

10.The Average South African

My questions for you are:

1. Where do you dream of living?

2. Who is your favorite poet and poem?

3. What is the best book you’ve ever read?

4. What is your fav quote?

5. Describe life in one word.

Thank you and best of luck 🙂

The free style writing challenge!

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I was nominated by Story Teller for the freestyle writing challenge. Thanks to Story Teller for the nomination to this interesting challenge. Here are the rules:

Open an MS Word document
1. Set a stop watch or your mobile to 5 minutes or 10 minutes whichever challenge you think you can beat.

2. You topic is at the foot of this post BUT DO NOT SCROLL DOWN TO SEE IT UNTIL    YOU ARE READY WITH A TIMER.

3. Fill the word doc with as much words as you want. once you began writing do not stop even to turn.

4. Do not cheat by going back and correcting spellings and grammar with spell check in MS WORD (it is only meant for you to reflect on your own control of sensible thought flow and for you to reflect on your ability to write the right spelling and stick to grammar rules)

5. You may or may not pay attention to punctuation and capitals. However, if you do, it would be best.

6. At the end of your post write down ‘No. Of words =_____’ so that we would have an idea of how much you can write within the time frame.

7. Do not forget to copy paste the entire passage on your blog post with a new Topic for your nominees and copy paste these rules with your nominations (at least 5 bloggers).

The Summer Season

Of the four seasons that pass by,, my favorite is definitely the summer season. It brings in the warmth of hope after a long winter (particularly where I live) . Summer is characterized by heat, uncomfortable time and often times fatigue. But, I love summer for the feeling of it. If it is compared to the winter here in Kashmir, then it is a blessing. After 6 months of chilly winter, cold and snow, we finally get to feel the heat and the light that the beautiful sun emits. Summer , to me, is synonymous with regeneration and the feeling of a new anticipation ahead. Hardly some people find the winters interesting here, but I find them boring and of course, in contrast to that, I love the summer season, which to me is nature’s exquisite smile.

word count: 140
my comments: I tried my best :p
Time: 7 minutes

Your topic is : My journey so far.

My Nominees are:

1.Life Confusions

2.Window With A View

3.Author Erika Kind

4.A Gentle Way of Being

5.Richard Ankers

6. Anyone who is interested.

Good luck ! This is interesting, for sure.

~ Saadia

I Realized

The breaths were not satisfying,

The fire was flaming high,

refusing to be extinguished.

No amount of effort worked.

The more I drew energy,

from every part of me,

I failed.

And then I realized,

what pain feels like,

haunting, melancholic

and devastating.

~ Saadia

The Premio Dardos Award

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Thanks to the amazing Author Erika Kind for this nomination. I am grateful for your acknowledgement. This one is the 2nd award of 2015. (Obliged smile) 🙂

The Premio Dardos Award exists to acknowledge the values that every blogger shows in their effort to transmit cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values every day. These stamps were created with the intention of promoting fraternization between bloggers, a way of showing affection and gratitude for work that adds value to the Web.

The rules:

1; Accept the award by posting it on your blog along with the name of the person that has granted the award and a link to his or her blog.
2; Include the image of the “Premios Dardos” in the post.
3; Pass the award to another 15 blogs that are worthy of this acknowledgement.

1.Life Confusions

2.Source of Inspiration

3.Window With A View

4.bjsscribbles and photography

5.leaf and twig

6.Richard Ankers

7.Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

8.Busy Mind Thinking

9.Andy: Photographer, Traveller & Chef

10.Send Sunshine

11.Rethinking Life

12Love Notes from the Angels

13.nicodemasplusthree

14.Destino

15.YA BAKİ ENTEL BAKİ

Congrats everyone 🙂