Literary Impulse
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Literary Impulse


Day 14: ikigai

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Running after goals bore no fruit.
Regretting about the past brought no relief.
Reviewing the fame of others didn’t offer any inspiration.
Reaching the paradigm set by others didn’t feel like an accomplishment.

Rattled mind went to extreme lengths to find peace.
Reacting to criticism led to more dissatisfaction…



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Dr. Fatima Imam

Poet, writer, historian, educator, advocate of underrepresented voices, and cat lover.