Transition of Thoughts

Weaving thoughts into words



Staying happy is a choice to keep

the mind lucid and fresh.

Happiness is that feeling which one gets

seeing loved ones virtually as a rule during the pandemic.

One feels the happiest when its possible

to hug loved ones after months of lockdown.


Linking to Ragtag Daily Prompt: Lucid, Your Daily Word Prompt: Choice, Fiction Monday: Rule, dVerse Quadrille Challenge: In need of a happiness project?


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  1. So true. Beautifully penned!

  2. A timely post for this prompt. We’ve not seen our son and his family since December 29th….they live in North Carolina. I miss him terribly. Thank goodness for FaceTime but oh….when we have a vaccine and I can finally see him, I’ve warned him to beware….that first hug will be very very long!

    • transitionofthoughts

      Having not visited my loved ones since Feb 2020, I completely understand how you feel :). I guess this pandemic has taught us the importance of the simple things in life – relationships, being able to walk in fresh air, social interactions and more. Here’s hoping for better times to come.

  3. Beverly Crawford

    I so agree! I’m a hugging aficionado and I do so miss the human touch!

    • transitionofthoughts

      While I may not completely be a hugging afficionado as such but I completely understand where your coming from. I guess this pandemic has made us realize how important human touch is, how important simple things in life are!

  4. sanaarizvi

    The pandemic has been incredibly hard on everyone. Here’s hoping for better days to come

  5. those last two lines are the raft which keep me going. beautiful

  6. Poetry keeps me happy and my mind lucid and fresh, and I know that feeling every day when I Facetime with my daughter and grandson. I am so looking forward to a real hug!

    • transitionofthoughts

      We all are Kim! We all are. I feel so lucky that I could visit my parents in February. Like I am sure most of us I hadn’t ever imagined that the world could go under lockdown. And now after all these months, I do miss going home and meeting and hugging my loved ones.

  7. Very well put, humans need contact, especially children. We are social creatures.

    • transitionofthoughts

      That’s so true! Hopefully there will be a time sooner rather than later where we can again meet and hug our loved ones like before Covid. Fingers crossed!

  8. I am looking forward to lots of hugging and appreciating it on a new level someday.

  9. Absolutely! This one resonates with all of us so well, Aseem.
    Thank you for joining #FictionMonday. See you again this week I hope. 🙂

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