Wednesday, July 14, 2010

3 Words Wednesday - Two Poems

GUTS, STRENGTH AND KINDNESS

Oh, the large old tree
Silently watched
The vulgar display of power
As the demonic soul ripped apart
A noble one to feed its
Forever unfulfilled hunger
Of self- gratification
And when the tree couldn’t hold on
To the burden of violent vision
It shared the same with the
Gusty ferocious wind
Who accepted and didn’t mind
To carry the crude feeling along
But then moving through the day
Slowly wind found itself diluting
Into a cool gentle breeze
And the intensity of the acrid feeling
After coming in contact with
The humility and gentleness of breeze
And its affinity with loving elements
Of nature, also quietly assuaged
As the breeze slowly returned
To the tree, which swayed
In quiet understanding
Praising the frail breeze for kindness
And the wind for the guts and strength..

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TALENT WILL EMERGE GLORIOUS

The talent had got another hit so very hard
"Hey, dear, dear, don't take it to the heart,"
In a gentle whisper the wiseone said,
" It's yet another karmic debt repaid
so don't feel bad , instead thank God
Keep on moving on life's struggling road
Those who are blinded by power and fallacies
Of unreal pleasures in the world of fantacies
Mercilessly busy in vulgar displays
Of conceited conduct will never praise
For in spite of knowing that you are wanted
They will continue to take you for granted
So either be one of them or don't expect
Doing your part offering all the respect
Trust God and let it not come as a surprise
Talent shall always have to pay the price"
And I was thinking when all this I heard
Difficult it may be moving ahead in this world
Yet talent must persist without any pretense
For it shall certainly emerge glorious in the end...

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14 comments:

  1. Nicely done on both. There was a great mystical quality to these, too.

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  2. The poetic tale of the wind and the tree is almost like a beautiful fable and the tale of talent is like a tale of survival! Both delightful!

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  3. "Trust God and let it not come as a surprise
    Talent shall always have to pay the price"

    Beautiful lines :)

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  4. Yet talent must persist without any pretense
    For it shall certainly emerge glorious in the end...truly said...this is superb!

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  5. Well done, I enjoyed both of them.

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  6. Ah, we were both taken by the wind on this one! Both pieces are beautiful and inspiring!

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  7. Both are beautiful piece. Very uplifting.

    -Tim

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  8. Both pieces struck me differently. So many great lines. Nicely done.

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  9. Two inspiring and lovely poems -- a pleasure to read them both.

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  10. 'Yet talent must persist without any pretense
    For it shall certainly emerge glorious in the end...'

    well said. Thanks.

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  11. Talent, must be nourished to reach perfection, never mind if no one will praise you for it...someday it will happen...:-)

    two poems in one bullet...beautiful thoughts even the first poem...:-)

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  12. Parindon ko manzil milegi yakeenan,
    yeh faile huye unke par bolten hain...
    wahi log rehten hain khamosh aksar,
    Zamaane mein jinke 'hunar' bolten hain...

    Water finds its own level.

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  13. Nicely written both, creative and poetic :)
    Short Poems

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  14. Every line of these poems made me think about the politicians of our country.
    Isn't it like that, that the bad wins because the good is unwilling to fight. Both have the qualities you talk about but the guts is something that only the bad displays.
    But your poems end on a winning note, 'For it shall certainly emerge glorious in the end...' yes it will for this time the good will show the guts to fight and will win.

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