An ode to amazing, strong, brave, gentle, unapologetic, unabashed, caring, independent, fierce and loving women in our lives on Women’s international day!!


Be like a waterfall
and empowering
gushing down with strength’
and the beauty for all to see
Be like a bird
a phoenix
to rise from the ashes
the world around is
trying to
crumple you down
beneath their feet
Be like a firefly
A lone warrior
carrying the light within
Be like a sky
endless in your knowledge
but still humble
to take  the sun in
Be like a lotus
sitting on the mud
carrying the light of the
enlightenment within
the beauty which the
heart adores
the peace which the
soul seeks
Be like a gushing river
shaping the rocks in
your life and
infusing the life
to those
who settles in
Be like a mountain
standing tall and true
to your convictions and
never bowing down to the
Be like a forest
a nurturer,  a mother
or someone
who can nullify
the existence of naysayers
with the heart of fire
burning within
Be like a mother
who nurtures another soul
sharing the life
from within.


Photo by Mark Basarab on Unsplash

This post is in response to the daily prompt Uncompromising

55 thoughts on “Semblance

      1. It’s who I am and trust me … the warmth I spread is returned to me 100 fold! 😍 It becomes a way of life too, deeply entrenched. It infiltrates my everyday. At work, with friends! With you… ❤️

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      1. I really enjoy reading them. They’re always vivid and sentimental:) Plus, you read mine too, got to say there’s a lot to learn from you!

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  1. Great fit for the prompt and a beautiful message to all of us who recognize the importance of women in our daily lives. I come from a family of strong independent women and it’s always a pleasure, ad a great reminder, to read things like this.

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