Firefly

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During the endless night, crisp cold surrounds me. I have no shelter – no source of warmth and I am stranded in an unfamiliar, timeless zone. How many days have gone by – I have no clue, yet I continue to pass time in this strange land. In the silence of the night I hear a little buzz. I’m surprised …

So… am I empowered yet?

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I want you to know one thing: no matter what you do, no matter how independent you become, you can never stop being a slave. It is up to us to decide whether we want to be a slave of our desires; of the society, media, fashion, beauty, culture, fame, wealth or whether we want to become a slave of the One …

My Beloved Moon

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As the lights go out, our town falls into darkness for the nth time. Well, it would have had it not been for the moonlight silently peeking through the casement. I can’t sleep tonight so I sit near the window and gaze at the starry sky above. The new moon is looking exceptionally beautiful. A silent breeze takes me back …