Saturday, January 1, 2011

My Heart Gets Wings..

For Haiku Heights: Beginning

Alarm screams,
I get up for morning walk
A good beginning..

Written for OSI Prompt: Calmed and Haiku Heights: Beginning

Calm, quiet and serene
Beginning of a new day
A Happy Sunrise



Written for OSI Prompt: Calmed

My Heart Gets Wings

Sun rises, and I…
I hold the moment
In my mind’s eye
Then sit with my eyes closed
Focus on my breathe
Slowly a beam of light
Glimmers and glows
From deep inside
My heart gets wings
I find myself flying
Piercing skies
And then gliding and then
Sitting on a branch
Of a tree opposite
To where I sit, yes,
I can see myself
Calmed and composed
Oblivious to the world around
And then deep silence
Engulfs my being slowly..
and slowly… and then…
……………………….
I open my eyes
Sun has come up
Many moments appear
To have gone by…
I rub my hands
And massage my face
Becoming fully alive
I welcome the day
A bundle of thoughts
Is trying to get disentangled
Which dissolves, as
An unseen power
Presents itself and
It’s calm and quiet
Very pure and serene
But then where was I
In those moments
Which passed by
In between closing and
Opening of my eyes
I wonder and it’s this
Wonderment that
Makes my days beautiful
As each moment floats
In a flow, it’s bliss
And I wait for another Sunrise...

25 comments:

  1. wow...that is just so beautiful...filled my heart with so much calmness and serenity...very well done ramesh ji..

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  2. Great haikus and sentiments Happy New Year :O)

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  3. Definitely a calming poem. Excellent.

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  4. i liked the first haiku very much. :)

    HNY. :)

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  5. I envy your ability to close your eyes and let your thoughts go...my mind is usually too cluttered to let that happen. I loved your calming poems!

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  6. Pyaara Dost,
    Wish You A Wonderful and Happy New Year!
    I reached today and back to work from tomorrow.
    Beautiful and inspiring lines,dost!
    I think you do yoga.You have lot of peace and happiness.....
    Nanda taught me to observe nature and enjoy silence...........
    The morning hours are simply amazing.....
    Wishing you a wonderful evening......
    Sasneham,
    Anu

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  7. Wonderful imagery RS!! ....and you are deep into yoga and meditation I can see!! This has given you inner peace and calm :)

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  8. Wish you a very Happy New Year Sir... and this is a wonderful post, a welcomed sunrise.

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  9. One came close to be able to 'hear your sunlight'.

    Please have a good new week.

    daily athens

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  10. There is nothing finer than a happy sunrise! Nice post...

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  11. yes, this place of wonder and light refreshing to one's soul...a beautiful post filled with a rising sun and the beauty of living moments at a time...

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  12. I always enjoy morning walks.
    that's a lovely beginning of each day.

    Happy 2011.
    love your creativity here.

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  13. Nice haikus, but I just love the longer poem. It really is an amazing mystery where one goes during that meditative journey. Beautiful!

    Teresa

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  14. HAPPY NEW YEAR RAMESH !!!

    Ramesh, I believe your poet has become addicted to sunrises. Well done!
    ..

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  15. Well I will be remembering those tomorrow as I have to get up early again to go back to school! Those were just beautiful!! Happy New Year to you and your family- may it be the BEST yet!

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  16. Wonderful thoughts to start this new year!!

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  17. loved the Haiku for calmed but My Heart gets Wings was absolutely wonderful! HNY!

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  18. Hate the morning alarm :( on a nice cold day. Love my evening walks but mornings are calm of course.

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  19. Nice take on calmed Ramesh.

    Could identify....

    Happy New Year.

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  20. @ Rameshji...I liked the simplicity of both the haikus and the way they were interlinked in concept, with one another. And I enjoyed the poetry thoroughly! Cheers!

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  21. Enjoyed the calmness of your haikus and poems.

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  22. lovely...haikus and your poem both are wonderful

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  23. The haikus are awesome..a new beginning.. :)
    And "My Heart Gets Wings" is simply superb...

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  24. calming peice .... Meditation sounds excellent-- Ive always wanted to try it but I fear my mind would never shut down. Very nice read. :)

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