Once upon a time 

the festivals meant holidays 

the festivals meant meeting long lost families 

the festivals meant gifts 

the festivals meant colours 

the festivals meant light 

the festivals meant delicious foods

the festivals  meant sacred rituals 

with time passing by 

festivals got new meanings in life 

now festivals mean only a ritual 

that burdens the mind 

adds the aloofness 

and questions the intellect of mine 

why does they pop every time 

now it only means a national holiday at times 



  • Teddy.15

    I can relate to.this dear.SOS, and it is sad, actually christmas.is coming and for so many not such a great holiday. Thank you dear friend. 🤗

    • spilleronsheet

      Indeed teddy
      Festivals are so different now
      So many closed ones not there to celebrate
      Lost to the heaven due to corona
      It’s sad

      • Teddy.15

        pesonally, i haven't seen my british family due to covid, and yes, very sad for so so many who truly need those moments in the arms of loved ones. x

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      • Goldfinch60

        So true spilleronsheet and it is so sad during these days when we need to look for the happiness that can be in our lives.


        • spilleronsheet

          So much true Andy
          You saw through me

        • Lorna

          Loss, loss and more loss dear Spiller.... are we getting used to it yet? Not me.

          • spilleronsheet

            No dear
            This is not normal
            And we shouldn’t accept that as a new normal

          • Vamsi Sudha

            Umm !! Very true, festivals have lost the charm of socializing. They are just another number on the calendar, after corona set in.

            Spiller, You are a very sensitive person, so makes you a great poet !!!

            • spilleronsheet

              Thank you so much dear Vamsi
              Well being sensitive has its own pros and cons
              And I guess I feel its more of cons🙈

              • Vamsi Sudha

                Spiller, Have something coming for you tomorrow. !! Just keep waiting Poet !!!

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