The Dark Light

I live inside four walls that are sealed
and shut tightly, enclosing the emotions,
the pain, the pleasure, coping with the
crude sense of understanding. I build
images of windows on these walls,
creating my own skin, removing the
dirt from beneath my feet. I don’t
know where these images take me,
making me lose myself from the
clutches of insanity. The windows built
in my mind is open with hope, light and
serenity that make me the person I am.
I try to build a window where sunshine
surpasses all my pain, all my worries,
creating a niche for my soul within
making me more pure, letting my
thoughts, my inner spirit endure.

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About Mehak Varun

Writer, Mehak Varun, is the author of four books - THE HUMANE QUEST(volume-1,2 &3) and 'I am Me'. She is born and brought up in Jammu and settled in Chandigarh. She has been bestowed with '100 Inspiring Authors of India' award in kolkata. She has also been honoured with the 'Women Of Influence 2019' award presented on women's day in New Delhi. Recently she has been awarded Gitesh-Biwa Memorial Award of excellence for her article on woman power "I Just Need A Chance" . Along with her books, her work has been published in various anthologies and she is recipient of various other prizes in poetry competitions as well. She is known for raising contemporary issues in the society. Just as there is freedom, there is a certain responsibility towards the same. To choose to do good and be good within the specified responsibilities, is freedom in action. 'The Humane Quest' is a humble attempt to create awareness against the evils of society and stimulate the strong Indian values which are lacking in the present times. Mehak Varun, LL.B (mehakgrover@amartex.com)

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