Savvy Raj

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Poems & Emotions 

Poems & Emotions 

Is there a dividing line 

Where both can stand apart 

Poems are thoughts from feeling

In sensing is the emotion 

Poetry cannot be senseless 

For that would make it neaningless. 

Even a limerick puts a lot of heart out in rhyme.

To feel and sense the humour  in just fives lines.

Trust the verses to see you through life and living.

A rainy day or lazing with a book in the sun.

Writing is a pleasure reading is a joy. 

Emotions dance in reading through the verses.

And the feelings wonderfully embedded

In the thinking between the words and spaces. 

Yes like us, emotions and poems are inextricable   by far…

There is no one without the other. 

Savvy  Raj 

 


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Celluloid Cowboys

Celluloid Cowboys

Image Credits Google Search

 

Not a figment of imagination

But a vivid recollection

Of yester years action heroes

Handsome cowboys, herding horses

Of tough terrains and tales of tall men

In rugged jeans and rumpled shirts

Grazing horses in wild pastures

Rising dust of the galloping hooves

Riding the vast open spaces

And the swagger of the  sheriffs

Anarchy and antognism

Of pride and passion.

Swiftness of the draw ,a shooter’s pride

So captured by celluloid

Stories of a bygone era

Swaying to country cha cha

Weaves a web of intrigue

Imprinted in hearts are these

Forever more, the evergreen memories …

Savvy Raj

‘A picture speaks a thousand words …. and movies leave lasting impressions… While  perhaps the reality may be different the impact of the  Wild West movies was quite a phenomenon.

This is a  photo inspired poem dedicated to all the Celluloid Cowboys’.

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We will travel afar…

An Artwork by Savvy Raj ‘Spectrum of Stars’

We need to come to place of understanding where

We do not discriminate between man and nature

We are humans and we are part of nature.

Our nature makes us who we are as much as the nurture.

And  we are beautiful in our uniqueness.

We are breathtaking in our magnificience.

We are bound by the very same laws of nature.

We are challenged in its fervour

We are santified in its glory.

We are crucified in its destruction.

We are celebrated for cocreation.

We are complex in our ways of being.

But we are no different from nature.

We are born, we breath and we are perishable.

Although full of life we may be but we are totally accountable

As we are blessed with conscious choice

Free will and intention.

And that makes way for infinite potential.

We are our own wayfarers in the choices.

We make our own present and future

Like we made our past.

We are made of stars

And will travel afar…
Savvy


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Speaking Pictures 2

​She seems calm and composed and at complete ease .

A pretty picture of her face framed by her curly locks.

She seems to know more than she wants to tell

Her smile seems to sense much more as well

Her truth is hers alone, as her lips may seal

Oh! but what all a good capture can reveal.

 

Our personna is so transparent on the verge

Of Shadows thrown open to light

The  inner and outer may merge

And unmask thoughts that may be shut tight.

Shadows of past out in the open today

And capture thoughts  held at bay

All it takes to know is a shutters click

In perfect timing of  what to shoot & pick

Savvy
This picture was shared on one of my networks in Social Media  and I felt compelled to take a second glance …. the picture spoke much and my pen had to flow to capture the thoughts on this pretty capture.

Light on the dark

Emotions unveiled

Of memories & musings 

A photo reveals it all!

Savvy 

Amazing Photo of a Beautiful Child 😊

Full credits to the brilliant photographer.


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Life & living 

Life &living 

 Shapes and angles in the abstraction 

Dots to lines in the interconnection 

Lines to dots in the simplification

Dots to void of the core in sublimation.

Savvy 


# tetrastich# Micropoetry


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All of you!

What does it take to accept everything that is happening in life as an unfolding mystery.

All of you!

And when that happens

No storm is unsurmountable

No pain  is unmanageble

No hurt is unforgivable.

Yes it takes all of you

To complete this circle  of life and living.

And in every step you take towards realisation

You are only another step closer home.

To decide not to stress and focus on things that you may not be in control of is a step in understanding the meaning of  true acceptance as not resigning the self to fate but to accept it as part of phase in the ebb and  flow of tides in life. 

A few reflections…

Acceptance is the key when life happens beyond your comprehension.

Action is the key when there is something you  sense you understand enough.

Acknowledgement is the key while sharing goodwill in trust and hope.

Appreciation is the key of manifesting abundance.

Accept life as a mystery that will dawn

All else is history that’s gone in the dusk.

All is well in time always.

 Savvy Raj

 This post has come as  an afterthought  when I came across a particularly poignant story  shared by a good friend caught in turmoils of time and yet being brave enough to ease into acceptance and appreciate the good happening around  by sending goodwill and hope to those around him in thoughts  words and deeds.

I know there are many  who put out ‘All of themselves ‘ to brave out the odds every single day …. My salute to such inspiring souls. Stay ever blessed!

Savvy 


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Ease into Alignment

A life lived well…

Is more about being well and doing good

Than about doing much

& finding no time to be you

& all that you actually are.

 

Resonate with your own reserves

Reach out in the knowing

That you are enough for you 😊

 

Allign your posture let go tension.

Acknowledge your needs in this moment.

Sense the potential in this now

 

To alter the reality of this moment.

To make a positive difference in your ways.

To pursue your passions,

To love well to enjoy life

 

You need to create a balance between

What you can do and what you are doing.

Sometimes the tilts are unavoidable

And then life takes care of itself

 

But it always helps to not tilt the balance

By overdoing, overcontrolling, overindulging

Overstepping and overshadowing your own self.

Aim to balance the holding back & the letting go

 

With discretion and discerning

Of conscious intention in awareness.

Modern maladies are mostly self inflicted

Due to excess of thought action and deed.

 

With awareness, your own free will

Can be your best ally in the understanding

That freedom and responsibilty go hand in hand.

And soon you will reach a level

 

Where you  feel grounded

And yet light as a feather in flight.

Make sense of the choices you make in every now

Every now matters after all.

 

You have one life

Live it well

Because you can!

Savvy


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Spectrums of learning 

Always… 

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Keep Smiling From The Heart!


Keep Smiling from the heart!


It’s truly a wonderful way to live inside out

There is a lot in life to be thankful for 

Sending such an intention outward    

is an unending hope, that life never hardens

the living with all our heart & soul.   

             

Savvy Raj 


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Power of Positivity 


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​Nothing more nothing less.

Nothing more nothing less.

In  a world of assumptions and perceptions

In a world of make believe and gratifications.

In a world of  false notions and proclamations.

In a world of judgments and contradictions.
It helps ever so often

To invest in our precious time.

To center our wavering thoughts

To balance our movements

To still our restless spirit

To calm our frayed nerves

To choose our own words.

If only to realise we are

Nothing more nothing less.
As we are truly in it all together.

Connected cells as different entities.

We are all made of the same matter

And all is a matter of  energy.

Nothing more nothing less.
In seeing beyond the sheaths of skin.

In peeling of the layers of conditioning.

Moving flowing blending converging.

Sense it if you will, with a subtlety of being.

Nothing more nothing less.
What we speak can become our truth.

What we project can be our destiny.

What we assume become our realities.

What we think is perhaps who we are.

Nothing more nothing less.

Savvy Raj


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A share for a friend

 

This post is simply an announcement of  Workshops on Mindfulness, Neuroscience , Introspection that may  interest you or anyone in your network. for a good friend  who mentioned about it to me this morning …..

‘There is book written by its founder Chade Meng Tan, titled Search Inside Yourself. Actually I found the book interesting and thought, it could possibly seed some good intentions.’

It is scheduled for October 4_6th, at BSE hall Mumbai.

So for anyone interested here is the link and more details .

http://amconsciouslabs.com/siy/

Do share if you can .

 

 

 

 


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A heartfelt share!


Celebrating the little things matter so today this 200 posts here on wordpress certainly feels wonderful to know😊

Yes this small but a sure step ahead on wordpress feels encouraging  in my foray into the world of writing….

A heartfelt share of my thoughts at this moment in time…

Well! Looking back…. two hundred posts is a body of work indeed for someone like me who just expressed without any self inflicted pressure of time or gain.Although it is just another number actually, I  guess I must also remember to pat myself on my back for caring to invest my time in writing these posts and enjoying every bit of it. Right from sensing  and cueing in on the invoked  need to write , creating an article, learning to edit in trial and error and ultimately publishing and of course to answering with deep gratitude, all your kind comments and feedbacks that egged me on my journey some more.So much learning in the sharing.

Thank you to all my readers😊

 To someone starting to publish  articles here on WordPress in or any place else ,  besides the technicalities involved  of which I am still a learner,  I would just say follow your heart to express authentically and hit the publish button to share your uniqueness to the world. There is always a reason why we do so… there is always a wealth of learning in the sharing and every blog post will take you through to where you want to go .

 When I started writing my first few posts I had no clue as to what it meant, where I was heading or even the fact that I would be writing these many posts  here at all.  All I knew was that every time I would be inspired by a share or a photograph,an inner message of immense meaning would somehow start inducing me to write as on an outpour . At times I would be surprised afterwards of that depth of conviction that occurred to me at that moment to reflect and write on … So as if to test myself I revisited my own articles and verses and tried to check if they meant something on the same lines once again in time . And not surprisingly … I had not only the same feelings but some new meanings to add on as well . So yes some of my work I enjoyed  updating as well in time. Feel free to try this open ended approach on your own art and creative works and evolve as you go .  There is always more than what meets the eye .

Another passion I always loved to indulge was to draw and paint ….As I tinkered a bit with colours and brushes in real life I also wanted to see if could express my love for colours and movement in symmetry  and that’s how the Circle Art Expressions was born . The more I drew circles the more closer home I felt … It was as if all of what I was feeling could be expressed in those many dimensions and the multitude of colours that my emotions evoked in me.I have felt one with it and positively inspired for days and perhaps more

My love for the art of movement is so much a part of whatever I do and for that  I am deeply grateful to have been able to connect with it and expressing  through words,  art as well as training people through dance education . Every step in these directions feels like homecoming and so very thankful for every opportunity that has come my way .

Yes as I understand all this simply as the start of something new now,  the  journey that began with you  all …and as I hope to continue with it  my heartfelt gratitude goes  to you all my readers, many of whom  have turned into dear friends along the way in the  journey  we have travelled together. I thank each and all of you  for your supportive and enriching insights discussions messages, feedbacks  and  creative collaborations  which have made their mark in time .

To all those who have started writing here like me … trust your spirit and write with all of your soul . Support comes when you least expect and the outpouring encouragements can light up your life’s dull moments. 

 Often felt very  grateful for all the good words love and blessings and inspirations received along the way. My request to you is to remember to share something positive and make the world smile a little more as you & care about life and living a little more . 

 Savvy Raj


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Circle of Thoughts:11

 

 

A vision a verse by Savvy Raj

http://wp.me/p6a0yZ-1hZ

 

 

 

 

 

Steering of thoughts is a conscious movement

To choose the thoughts we wish to focus

Is discarding a lot of thoughts in deliberation 

And finding the ones to concentrate upon. 

 

Savvy Raj

 This above  digital artwork  Titled ‘Circles of thoughts:9 is a creative interpretation of encircling thoughts, The verses that follow is the ninth  part of my series of micro poems on interconnecting thoughts.  

 Although written in different time and context ,the above verses somewhere connect strongly with my recent poem https://savvyraj.com/2017/08/18/step-out-of-your-own-way  Do check if you sense the link. 

Savvy 



To be contd … 

Related links to read more…

/https://savvyraj.com/circles-of-thoughts/1

/https://savvyraj.com/circle-of-thoughts-2/

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/03/circle-of-thoughts-3

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/06/circle-of-thoughts-4/

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/08/circle-of-thoughts-5/

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/08/circle-of-thoughts-6/

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/08/circle-of-thoughts-7/

http://wp.me/p6a0yZ-1hZ

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/17/circle-of-thoughts-8

https://savvyraj.com/2017/06/18/circle-of-thoughts-9

https://savvyraj.com/2017/07/01/circle-of-thoughts-10