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 


  • Author: spilleronsheet (Offline Offline)
  • Published: November 5th, 2021 15:38
  • Category: Sad
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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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