Face off

Back to square one-

I’m meditating in close proximity of this perennial battle

Between the mind and the heart

Here the version of love is incomprehensible

All my senses have semantically lost the track

I’m expanding the horizon of my rational judgment

This is my constant dilemma

I’m recklessly reviving the links to my heart,

My mind is being extreme repulsive

In dragging this fear of my weary past

I’m left with crippling anxiety,

And a stimulating addiction for my mind’s empathy

Here emotional outbursts is not my forte,

And conversing them at the right time

Remains a utopian desire

This is my formidable reality

Everyday,

I can contemplate from the scrap

Little by little, inch by inch

I cannot pick a side

Neither the mind nor the heart; as separate entity

Can give me composure

But here I am,

Hoping to get the zest from my intellectual exposure

I’m cryptically imitating my mind’s journal

By drafting my thoughts as words

And putting all the pieces of this jagged puzzle together

Yet, I’ve become destitute in this era of lovers

But I cannot do this, I refute to choose

As my heart is a slow learner, who immaculates my spirit

While my mind still considers my heart, a fool

-Shubhangi Rawat

41 thoughts on “Face off

Add yours

    1. I appreciate the transparency of your viewpoint.
      A complex mindset dwells on complex feelings- It’s just the mind’s defense mechanism against the heart’s irrational desires.

      Like

      1. Basically, when you prefer your mind to your heart, every action becomes calculative. You’re admired by your intellect and believes in following every move as planned. But the heart, it repels the perfect structure of your mindset, making you to question your strong emotions. Due to which, the ego of the mind steps in and try to sabotage the perplexed feelings. As, the mind hates to lose while the heart wants to pursue towards an unknown destination.
        I’ve used words and phrases to capture the fluctuating sentiment.

        Liked by 1 person

  1. Very well expressed…the battle between n mind is maybe as old as the humanity itself…the two are hardly in sync…generally pulling in opposite directions…you follow one and the other gets distressed…it is a fine balance we all try to create ..some succeed…most fail..
    Stay blessed πŸ™πŸ˜‡

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Website Built with WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: