Glass Crystals

Beautiful colored glass crystals collected from random aquarium stores…Relaxes the mind,

Soothing colors calm heart palpitation,

When feeling like going out but chores won’t let that to happen, or the cravings to travel somewhere close to the sea, escaping chaos…

Bottling up feelings won’t give any peace, so finding peace and creating little moments of happiness around whatever is close, seeing more positive things than what normal eyes usually would…

Will gradually enhance energy, to look in the bright side and will work as self motivation whenever the sky seems grey.

© AlvnaKarim

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Balancing Love

Life is complicated,

But when one can balance and share the calamities with their partners it gets easy to cope up.

Pointing out flaws, blaming each other is easy but through healthy communication, mutual understanding and respecting perspectives while sharing own perspectives rationally and calmly can help balancing love.

© AlvnaKarim

Affected by Chlorine

Found this Dragonfly
Sadly, it was already gone on the other side,
Pool’s chlorine trap protected the ‘water’ for its showoff owner succeeded!

Before taking the flight today, little did this beautiful and healthy creature knew about its fate,
As deceiving portraits created by humans kept on snatching these lives everyday more than yesterday…

© AlvnaKarim

Facebook’s Wrong Move

“Facebook defends decision to leave fake Pelosi video and says users should make up their own minds.”

Thoughts:

Social Media is a part of our daily lives now days. People browse and refresh their news feed several times in a day rather than watching news on the television or through news channels. This method is quick and easy to access so it is very much popular among the viewers.

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter etc. are some social media platforms where any news whether it’s fake or real goes viral within seconds. Moreover, if the topic is about a public figure then it spreads way faster.

The fake Pelosi video that created a lot of arguments should be removed from every platform because it got no authenticity. Facebook or any other platform must show solidarity on handling fake and demeaning news.

As per Facebook’s decision on not taking down the controversial video fully, will only create confusion to some audiences that are ignorant enough to search for the truth and they will end up believing and spreading the video no matter what, to support their views. Also, recently Facebook started paying creators for their creations like YouTube and to go viral anybody from anywhere now can use technology to portray something absolutely fake and the irony is they’ll make money out of it; as most of the viewers only care about juicy topics without speculating right or wrong.

Facebook had an opportunity to show the world through this particular incident that they are with the truth rather than just thinking about their business profitability.

As a woman I feel violated because this platform was created to ensure privacy first; people placed their trust in this platform and it got popular among all ages. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi is a well reputed individual if she is not safe in the social media world then regular people like us will indeed not feel safe either. It’s a disgrace that Facebook’s VP is a woman but argued absurdly through supporting her company’s irrational point of view on why they’re not removing the video fully. The way she answered Anderson Cooper’s questions so articulately it only proved her illiteracy towards handling these kinds of sensitive topics. It doesn’t even make any sense because people will judge no matter what but promoting something this demeaning will only influence maniacs toward spreading hate and ending up with heinous acts.

All big companies and organizations got social media accounts, also now days before making it to the broadcasting system, news spread in the social media first, so even if they disagree like Facebook’s VP said, ‘not in the news business’ they’ve been actually in the news business from the beginning; so they have the responsibility to act wisely.

Facebook should have supported the decision the way other social media platforms respected through removing the video fully but the way FB handled this matter, in near future they indeed will have to face the consequences.

© AlvnaKarim

Strokes of the Paint Brush

It’s been long since the last time paint brushes were used,
It’s been quiet since the canvas wore the shades of vermilion;
It’s been slow yet several thoughts were rumbling deep inside the head…

So now it’s time to pour it all,
Now it’s time to pour it All,
Now it’s time to pour it All…

Happiness will come along,
Indeed happiness will come along.

Thoughts: Being alive is precious. The dark world will want to take one down. But one cannot lose the precious life because the evil portrayed it so convincingly.

There’s always hope. Tomorrow will be better. Keep believing in yourself.

© AlvnaKarim

Natural Downfall

Even the strongest got weaknesses,
The wisest got imperfections,
The hopeful got depression,
The patient one got complaints…

So what do they do when they’re not at their best?

Fake it, panic, freak out or runaway?!
No.
It’s a natural downfall but for a while indeed.

Its because nature wants to show-
What will happen when they are at their worst…
That they should never be proud,
That there are much more to improve and to realize,
Much more to explore and to understand.

As perfection is a lie;
And, learning got no ending…

© AlvnaKarim