Faith

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You know those days When there was no more in you. Still you kept going For a power within you to stand for them , you love. The power of faith, when you know you are not enough still you wish to keep going for another. There is something much greater In this scheme of … Continue reading Faith

Ups and downs

We will be through it. Both the ups and downs. Dont expect it to be a perfect one, There will be bumps along the road. We may cross each other. Sometimes we move parallel. At times one of us pulls over , The other keeps moving. At times we are in the same lane. Sometimes … Continue reading Ups and downs

Empathy

To be in my shoes. To say you understand me Is never enough. You have to shrink to fit. You have to expand your horizon to see. Believe there is more than what you see. There are challenges to life more than you have seen. Just dot be so quick Walk a mile with me … Continue reading Empathy

Reflect

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Take a deep breadth, Go to the inner depth. Cut off from everything, That bothers you. That angers you. That tires you. Now you find a space, Very blissful. Very clear. Very you. Now Only you, No one else there, to blame . to point . to disappoint. Travel the inner world , Seek answers … Continue reading Reflect

In these times

In these times , That challenge humanity. All of you who hold positions, Within your community. Within your family. Within your connectivity. For all that, Your skills speak. Your education matters. Your soul searches. Stand up for once and speak, Make sure not one from yours, Moves out without a mask. Not because one is … Continue reading In these times

Some days

Some days I feel lower than others. I am not at my best. I will take time n recover. I have thoughts that need a look. I have a visit down those lanes. Sometimes, My muscle and bones ache. My words dont find strength. My inner self needs a connect . My struggle is real, … Continue reading Some days

A Broken Wish

There is one, this little wish, You wished for , all your life. From the time you gained senses. You kept following it just right. That small little wish, That was your life. And one day to realise, It is never to be. Now leaves a crater never to be filled. All the trophies , … Continue reading A Broken Wish

Not All Opinions matter

Not all opinions matter. Dont let them inside your head. Nor waste, changing their thoughts about you. Dont explain , they dont want to know you. Dont let it question your own intentions. Dont let it doubt your value. The only reason they exist, To make sure you give up on you. If they really … Continue reading Not All Opinions matter

Original

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Original is being me. Seeing all of that through me. Expressing as me. Its in being me. That is unique. Thats original . But not different, In our feelings. Just my words to connect through those cords that connects all living . Copy has no value . Its a comparison . Its a reflection . … Continue reading Original

Not afraid losing

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I remember the point , I was when i began, I took a leap of faith. i trusted my instincts. Saw it all coming . Everything falling in place. Share of my failures. Share of my winnings. Sometimes back to starting . Others part in the coming. Reaching a point , That is treasure worthy … Continue reading Not afraid losing

Spaces In Relations

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Spaces in relation , Have meanings . Serves purpose . Defines ones equation. Creates a comfort zone. Preserves the relation. Reasons varied, sometimes a boundary. sometimes a new bond. sometimes a broken trust. sometimes to respect their privacy . sometimes to preserve ones identity. sometimes a healthy way of interacting and exchanging. sometimes to respect … Continue reading Spaces In Relations

Distant

People I distance from, Who are disappointed at the slightest of opposition. Who have an opinion about everything other than self. Who think its always the other at fault. Who are just looking to put you down. Who find happiness see another fall. Who think its their right to hurt all. Who put up a … Continue reading Distant

Their voices matter

When they say they don't get it, You need to find a better approach. When they say they need a break, Let them relax those overloaded brains. When they say they have a secret, Give an ear without judgment. When they have an opinion, Listen to them without shutting them up. When they make a … Continue reading Their voices matter

Moved to tears

For the wait tested my  patience, endurance, And resilience. Finally when the line reached. It Moved me to tears. After, An unexpected break, A struggle with fate, A word from the best, A moment so precious, A win after many loss, And I was moved to tears. Seeing life win battle, Feeling those little hands, … Continue reading Moved to tears

On the Edge

I have been really strong, So very long . Holding them, Under my eyes . Inside my fist. Deep in my heart. Locked in my Memories. kept them waiting , At the edge . Ready to take over, In a moment of loosing. But then I held them , Really long , Living on the … Continue reading On the Edge

Someone has to keep it going

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Someone has to keep it going Sometimes i feel why just mewhy not who have much more than i can be.why not them who have enough more than they need.why not them who had their lives bed of roses still carry a thorn within.Why not who claim to be have attained the light still a … Continue reading Someone has to keep it going

A Star

I wish to be a shooting star. That is a sight to behold. Fulfills wishes , Twist of fate, Luck of a lifetime. That ends in a split of time, Burns out giving light. If not, I want to be a common star. As common as the sun. That shines everyday . One that serves … Continue reading A Star

Balance

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Balance a very tricky thing, To know you need to know the other extreme. To be where you have never been . To think from just the opposite of your scene. To accept there exists a side you haven't seen. To value yourself and still respect anothers merit. Balance in self, To know you are … Continue reading Balance

Keep Going

I cant stop now. I cant when I have endured all to reach this spot. I cant when I have travelled so far I cant after all those marks . I wont give up. I wont for all who have seen me through the journey. I wont for all whom i can make a difference. … Continue reading Keep Going

Faces of Art

I don't want my face To define my work. I want to be identified By my work. So quick are judgements On looks . Overshadows the soul. My art Will reflect my soul. Faces of all Who see through those works. Let those words Be faceless. For everyone who sees through them Let it be … Continue reading Faces of Art

Ripples

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I want to be a sea that encompasses all. I want to be a stream that springs from high above all. I want to be a well that serves for all. I want to be a pond that collects all. If not , I want to be a pebble , To create ripples in all. … Continue reading Ripples

You learn

You learn From failures. From others. From observing. From living. From mistakes. From faults. From relations. From betrayals. From critics. From skeptics. From mentors. From books. From life. From lives. Every moment of living, Teaches us many things. Learning to see beyond thats me. Copyright © 2021 Gayatri Bagayatkar, All rights reserved

I own everything

I own everything, I achieved , Like a drop of water on the lotus leaf. Like the smoke rising from fire. Like the kite soaring in sky. Its a matter of time , The perfect balance Mine yet not mine. Make full of this moment, While you own the fruits at hand. Savour till they … Continue reading I own everything

Pains

No Gain without Pain. Words to Assure you in Pain. Pains . Pains that pass.Pains that last.Pains that alleviate. Pains that you take.Pains other gave. Pains you endure.Pians you fight.Pains you suffer.Pains to achieve. Pains of past.Pains of living. Pains that make you strong.Pains that break bonds. Pains that release bondage. Pains that you share … Continue reading Pains

Happy Journey

I have set on a journey Dont know where it will lead But one thing I am for sure I won't be where I started. Will see those horizons. Will see those reefs. Will see the edges. Will see those falls . Will see from heights . Will see beyond my sight. I am going … Continue reading Happy Journey

Acknowledge

Acknowledge , To let them know you love them too. To accept they make you who you are. To express what you are inside out. To let emotions flow . To show you care. To life for you know what it is to be alive . Copyright © 2021 Gayatri Bagayatkar, All rights reserved.

Beauty

Beauty in words . Beauty in eyes. Beauty that sparks life. Beauty that heals. Beauty inside. Beauty wise. Beauty needs care. Beauty is bare. Beauty in dreams. Beauty in everything. But not just in beauty creams. Copyright © 2021 Gayatri Bagayatkar, All rights reserved.

Don’t judge me

Don't judge me. I have an earring for every occasion. I choose colors for every emotions. I know to walk the line. I know when you cross the line. I can read what you think. I am not that naive you think. I know how to care. I know what it feels when you dont … Continue reading Don’t judge me

Me Without You

Without compass in the sea, Without maps to roads, Without experience about life, We would be just lost in our journey . Without guidance, Without support, Without love , We would be falling even before rising. Without faith, Without belief , Without hope, We would be just living not alive. You need all of that … Continue reading Me Without You

Stone World

In this world of stones, I want to be a beating heart. Its not that easy, All stones around , You start to doubt, You too are one rock . But then your, Heart speaks . And now it wants, Another heart to share, To feel , to care , to love. And left no … Continue reading Stone World

Shortcuts

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Just a perfect coverup For the last minute .When you know You haven't the right skills.The longer path seemsBoring and tiring.The result matters at any costing.Congrats yourself on achieving.You know ways that lead leaping.Where you skipped allthat training and failing. But it does Not bring you happiness .Nor makes you capable .Nor makes you feel … Continue reading Shortcuts

Hope

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Hope is something you should never give up on , And when you are about to give up hope keeps on. Hope is miracle, a superpower.a strength in your belief.to see things happen as you wish. Keep hope,Never be so sure of current times and troubles. Tides will change you just keep rowing. When you … Continue reading Hope

Mind Games

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Mind Games a mark of the intelligent era we live in .Ways to get back in deceptive ways .The target fixed ,plans made and worked out as if a natural course . Once ventured into the game, there is no way out you either take sides or play on your own . Learn the rules … Continue reading Mind Games

Fear

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Fear Like a virus enters the system, Doesn't leave without effects shown.Though results differ with immunity, Also passes on to our near and known. Fear, Finds its way through our senses, Then weaken the body.Manipulates the brain. Shrinks the heart that holds courage. Sometimes these are faces known or in forms unknown.Sometimes reasons known or … Continue reading Fear

Success

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Success It takes focus , dedication and hardwork.Still factors beyond control, That work for success or as hurdles to overcome. Sometimes its about being, at the right place.at the right time.having the right opportunity.having right resources and facilities. Success cant be measured by achievements alone , But how long it keeps going.Till you check your … Continue reading Success

Behind Closed Doors

Behind closed doors. Secrets Hidden, Lonely Minds, Broken hearts, Tears Broke, Agreements made , Realities unmasked, Suppressed feelings, Outburst released, Promises Broken, Words Lost, Untold stories, Courage crushed, Fear Instilled. These are not just doors.Sometimes a never ending hole, one sinks into.Sometimes invisible bounds, pushed into.Sometimes pushed by power or numbers greater.Sometimes by thoughts or … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors

Transformation

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Transformation. When the old ways no more serves purpose,With changing times it outgrows,One needs to grow leave behind a comfortable point,Sometimes you are swayed by the winds of change,Sometimes It comes with necessity of time. Transformation takes its effect,Its not an easy path.The one that changes old norms.The one that defines new all.The one that … Continue reading Transformation

Self – Confidence

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Self Confidence. I have no interest in what you got, But will stand up for my thoughts. I wasn't made in a day, All the efforts and sores make me today. I will not ask what you got, But, will not let you question that I got. Its more than my possession. Its my journey, … Continue reading Self – Confidence

A mothers heart

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A mothers heart. I look immovable.I look strong.I look unshakable.As i stand like a rock.For your life in my arms. But,It hurts me too.I felt broken too.I have seen nights pass.waiting for dawn to arrive.Sometimes at the edge,Fearing this time i wont make it.And then a power, rising from a prayer within. I get going, … Continue reading A mothers heart

Begin At home

Begin with self.Begin at home. If you want a change, Start at the heart. Start with your home.Its like, Pointing the dirt out. Without cleaning the home. Every little problem,Is solved at its source.Doesnt Growup, to effect the whole. They talk about being the change,Starting anew. But,Seeds of the coming time. Right under your sunshine. … Continue reading Begin At home

My Journal – 7.A Birthday Post

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Hi Dear friends , Today is my birthday .Astrologically i am a cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius.That makes me the complicated and dual person i am ,displaying the traits of a hardworking and focused Capricorn and intellectual mindset of a Aquarian . I do believe in astrological influences and stuff, have even given a much … Continue reading My Journal – 7.A Birthday Post

Innocence and Arrogance

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Innocence in a Childs play.Arrogance is a Tricksters play. Innocence is Beauty.Arrogance is Filthy. Innocence is questions with Curiosity.Arrogance is to question with Authority. Innocence is laughter that adds sparkle to your eyes.Arrogance is laughter that breaks the inside. Innocence needs no Justification.Arrogance needs Correction. Innocence needs Guidance.Arrogance needs Repentance. Innocence is like clear water … Continue reading Innocence and Arrogance

Sides

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People takes sides that suits their type.Sometimes that benefits them in time.Sometimes to coverup for their lapse.Sometimes for their own gains.Sometimes for another's pain.Sometimes seeing beyond ones sight.Sometimes knowing what's right.Sometimes scores to settle.Sometimes a clear battle.Sometimes carefully thought.Sometimes manipulated and sought. Both sides look alike, Both put up an equal fight. Take a side, … Continue reading Sides

What it takes to win

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To win,You need to be skilled.You need to train.You need think out of the bin.You should be able to strike a deal. More than that, You need endurance.To take the blows when your time is down in the ring.You need resilience, A hope and strength you will rise again after it.You need humility, To keep … Continue reading What it takes to win

A Boasting King

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The self declared king ,In his palace of dreams.Treating his subjects ,like his slaves.As they bow down,to attend his meeting.His power at peakOnly In his courtrooms.Where he puts up a show, of his stupidityand vain ego. They praise him,Fear his wrath,Put up an act,For his tyranny,A self made story. The boasting kingSits in his throne,never … Continue reading A Boasting King

Pulling Another Down

Pulling Down Another, If that makes you feel superior. If that retains your power. If that defines your position. If that certifies your talent. Well go ahead, Pulling another down, Is just to mask your insecurities. Is To cover up for your weakness. Is the lack of self belief. Is to thrive on others failure. … Continue reading Pulling Another Down

She knows

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She knows,When they are looking. when they are talking. When they are staring. Their vibes all over their eyes. Don't judge her, from her silence.For she walks straight.She ignores those gaze.. She chose not to reciprocate. That doesn't mean, You can go ahead.You will get a nod. You are on right track. When needed, At … Continue reading She knows

Walk Away

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Walk Away. When you don't want to be a part of it. When you don't wan to be at the receiving end. When you have had enough of it. When you heart says it does not feel right. You don't have to stand for manners. You don't have to show togetherness. You don't have to … Continue reading Walk Away

Battle or Revolution

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Battle is,to settle score, to conquer, to expand. Revolution is, for mankind. for preserving.for sustaining. Battle is thinking for self,Revolution is for everybody else been there. Battle involves strategies, Revolution involves complexities. Battle is to meet ones end, Revolution is to end and start a new. Battles are written in history,Revolution lives forever in victory. … Continue reading Battle or Revolution

Raw or Refined

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They say don't judge a book by its cover,Yet speak of first impressions make the everlasting opinions. They say Just be yourself And be accepted, Yet everybody refined to put their best foot forward. Raw is simplicity, Refined is polished.Simplicity connects to the heart, As Polished to the sense. When Raw,Not having to impress. to … Continue reading Raw or Refined

Powerless it may seem

Powerless it may seem, in the face of power, As one takes order. Follows the superior. Has his voice shut. Opinions unheard. Position misused. Weak subdued. Powerless it may seem, their plots and plans at work. a perfect coverup. all those schemes. very well concealed. with great tact and finesse. everything sealed. Still fight with … Continue reading Powerless it may seem

Endurance

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Its strength when facing power so strong. Its the wait when you are running out. Its the experience that makes you resistant. Its the power to bear and rise before dawn. Its to keep going when you are all done. Its the power behind superhumans. Endurance, is staring in the face of struggles. And pain … Continue reading Endurance

Life Beyond Self

Learn to see beyond self, To see those roads where you have never been.To be able to see beyond what your eyes dream. To know you have much to be grateful about. To accept there are pains greater than your whereabouts. To give life a fair chance. To build those muscles strong. for there are … Continue reading Life Beyond Self

Ego

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Ego is self harm. is sitting in self created bed of thorns.is denying help at hands length. cos you are always at the right end.is when victory is alone yours to savor. losses always because of others.is unable to hear or see. for you are in blind belief. is forgetting the journey. remembering the trophy. … Continue reading Ego

Define Love

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Love streams in every realm, When it originates from a spring. Give yours all the love they want, for it breathes life in all. Expect love only from them, who knows love above all. Love has no boundaries, Nor time nor distance, Makes it less effective. With duties and rules, Its still waters in pool … Continue reading Define Love

Writing to connect, Writing to express

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Sometimes words were not enough.Sometimes the situation just not apt.Sometimes the listener just not right.Sometimes these are emotions you couldn't speak. I held my words to myself, And then put them to write. But its no less a challenge, Should i write this or that . Can i mention this or not. How to put … Continue reading Writing to connect, Writing to express

Sometimes Being me, Thats not me

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Keeping Everything under control right under my breath,SometimesLetting out so that I can breathe free. Standing strong like nothing moves me, SometimesLooking for someone to hold me . Living as if never looking back, SometimesThe past peeps through teary eyes. Long let gone those dreams that gleam, YetWishing for those dream once seen . Now … Continue reading Sometimes Being me, Thats not me

Look for it , In the right place

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Look for everything in the right place Love ,where it exists, Trust, where it was never broken, Respect, for your thoughts and not medals, Friends, when you need a boost, Strength, when in troubled waters, Weakness, when clouded by apprehension, God, when you know you are just not enough. Look for it in the right … Continue reading Look for it , In the right place

Learn to Stand Alone

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When you know its right,For the right. When, Your own will stand up against you. Your besties will doubt you. Ones you look up to will ignore you. You will be all that is left with you. Some will say to demotivate you. Some will call you names to demoralize you. Some will make you … Continue reading Learn to Stand Alone

Grown – Up

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Grown up When you are A grown upThey say-You See beyond self.-You Believe in solving problem than blaming another.-You Can multitask , manage time and make the best use of resources.-You don't hold grudges and learn to let go.-You have better control over your emotions and outburst.-We make conscious decisions and take responsibility in actions.-We … Continue reading Grown – Up

Truth is Liberating

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Truth helps you calmAs it clearswhat's being put up.what's just a set up.what's only a get-up.For now that its outyou know it is not what it was. It clears the line between what we perceive. what we receive. what we deceive. yet in back of the mind we made a truce. Now you know, Why … Continue reading Truth is Liberating

Relationships

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Relationships for a reason. for common intention. for sharing emotions. Relations that think alike, that don't attach. that serve purpose. Relationships of every type, ones that last lifetime. ones that dont stand test of time. those that are ties of blood. those that are stronger than bonds of blood. ones that need attention. ones that … Continue reading Relationships

Violence At Home

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Violence at home Is a weakness, to unable to connect. to unable to reflect. to cover up the flaws. to cover up for they will reveal. Violence at home is a weakness, not willing to accept others opinion. fear of losing ones position. inability to handle human emotions. suppressing those questioning your intentions. Violence at … Continue reading Violence At Home

Need to Slowdown

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The race has kept all busy, the race to moneythe race to fame. the race to be part of the game. the race to stand out. the race to survival. What if this wasn't a race, There would be more time.to reflect.to be more resourceful.to be content.to be more connectable.to be collective.For wealth alone cant … Continue reading Need to Slowdown

Moments of Holding on and Leting go

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The moment of holding on, And the moment of letting go. The moment one feels weak , helpless and in pain for another's plan for gains, And the moment one decides not to sink in and take control for your loss is their gain. The moment one feels nothing left cos all is lost, And … Continue reading Moments of Holding on and Leting go

A heart to connect to

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Rushing through chores, The same routine everyday. The in and out so familiar, Works like a background score. Though at times its different. Sometimes pushing hard.Sometimes drawing short paths. Sometimes late than the fixed slot. Sometimes learning to keep up with the lot. Then to find timefor others to attend to. When all go to … Continue reading A heart to connect to

Shadows of Art

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Anger , jealousy , revenge , resentmentShadows your true self. When you are engrossed in these thoughtsyour art reflects themMore than your soul. These are shadows that blind your thoughtsSo much filled with anothersyour work and life reflects the other. Once shadowed you are no more yourselfAll your energy depeleted criticising the other self. Its … Continue reading Shadows of Art

What feeds your soul

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If its jealousyyour grass will always be less green. If its revengeyou will never have time to grow. If its competitionyou will always need compliments and trophies. If its intoleranceyou will never be at peace. If its greedyour glass will always be empty. What if its empathyyou will be more human. What if its self … Continue reading What feeds your soul

Differences

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Differences don't prove you are right And I am wrong.It don't mean somebody is lesser And the other is superior. It just means you have travelled where I haven't been And I have seen where you haven't been. Differences are what make us believe and question, Beyond what is already known. Because a lifetime is … Continue reading Differences

The Silence in Classrooms

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The silence in classrooms mean more than they seem. for some its fear of not knowing, for some fear they will be questioned the unknown, for some its rule to obey to avoid being punished, for some its actually listening while others are pretending. Silence in classrooms should come from listening , looking and learning … Continue reading The Silence in Classrooms

Rules for Everything

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Books with Rules, Ruler to draw. Rules for a line, Rules when at ease. Follow rules to write, Follow rules to speak. Rules when to query. Rules when to mingle. And then they say, You are, free to imagine. free to make. free to think. All my time is ruled all time, Rule out those … Continue reading Rules for Everything