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The Young Sailor

The helmsman swiveled the wheels,
and made a disparate attempt
to save the ship
from the nature’s fury.

His distress filled eyed
was a clear indication
of the fate
they were about to meet.

Everyone lost hope
and the steersman was doing
what he could
without much belief.

The crew was running helter-skelter,
the moorage swinging in random odds,
the passenger crying in distress for help,
the ship was in utter chaos.

An in that moment of despair,
a young sailor emerged,
he had a purpose in his stride,
and fire in his eyes.

With grit to conquer the tempest,
he took charge of the bridge,
and gave the coxswain hope
to fight back the seas.

Seeing his belief,
the other joined in,
they worked in tandem,
and rejuvenated their lost spirits.

No one could say,
Whether they would see the bay,
But regardless,
the history would remember
them as brave seamen.

Copyright © Shantanu Baruah

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Give Yourself the Benefit of Time

If you have ever walked into a dark room from sudden brightness, you may be aware of the eyes innate skill to adjust its vision to the darkness.

Our mind has the same flair, to see the light in the darkest of the moments. It is just that we need to give ourselves the benefit of time.

Copyright © Shantanu Baruah