Steps to Your Sustainable Development
by Nibras A Basit
Let the heart be resilient , allow it to stretch , to twist and turn and to untie all those who you’ve trapped within because you cherished and cared and longed and couldn’t let go but now it’s time they are released and set free to join those others who weren’t meant to be.
You came from earth and to earth you shall return but mortality is not the demeanor a diviner like you should embrace .
Know that it’s not always a hell’s no or a heaven’s yes because purgatory is made for those who believe in maybe.
Close your eyes and imagine a Greek mythology hero who just solved the conundrum after surviving a terrible curse or an up and coming writer who translated his heartbreak in the most beautiful of poems because you have to be greater than what you suffer.
History was written by people just like you so even if you weren’t born into something you can always write your self into it.
Grammar nazis might object but please join me in a toast and let us forget about the past and its ed and the future and its shall and will and drink in the health of the ing and keep it a present tense .
Scientific fact : dreams are not liquid so don’t let them slip away from your fingers so tenderly you would fail to grasp them.
Quit the whining on social media , stop acing the melancholy’s SAT tune down that requiem and change the address of your sanctuary from pep talks on cloud 9 to a garden filled with the fruits of perseverance .
Beware for those who fuel your momentum are the ones who place their hands firmly on their sides and watch your back downfall.
Next time when your despair Attacks in full mode and you feel like giving in remember you just singed your consent for euthanasia without even bothering to look at your neglected medication that small can labeled hope.
Surround yourself with the odor of the creamy colored papers of a soul exposing book instead of that yellow print that rings the bell of your insecurities.
Let the years you spent in geekdoom fantasizing about that one villain and his laugh that puts the sly in Slytherin teach you how to occasionally smirk whenever a situation requires that much loathed resourceful means because you get to be a baddie but keep your heroic faith.
Every once and a while stick your head out of the window and make funny faces at little kids going to school and tease! Because life is short why waste the opportunity to be idiotic .
Don’t be ashamed of your unusual and not so hip music, attire and choice for words even if you like to say ‘for shizzle’ and make lame jokes about I.K.R being Casilas’s first name.
Drown within the ocean of tranquillity as you kneel down and put your mind , body and make a transparent messenger of your soul then send it to the mighty God knowing that you are in his hands and في رزقا بتكوسه ورزقا بيجيك.
Make love your sanitizer and pour it all over your wounds, scars , unfinished battles, defeats. Then caress and stroke and give yourself a pat on the back because even though shit happened and heartbreaks occurred and they are too many deadlines left you still made it.
Have you ever wondered why we categorize things ? They say because it’s easier like this but do you want to be easy ? Like some sort of a utility ?
You’re not a paper weight so don’t compromise on your inner peace and self esteem just so you would keep others from falling to the ground .
Conjuncture, intuition and repercussions are not whims and you should really learn to listen to them more often as they stop the eternal battle and the not so fun juggling match your mind and heart are used to by now .
And finally know that all these steps combined are tunes that defy cacophony and keep your heart beats an everlasting medley long after you are gone .