Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rumination~

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pic from google***


Under the rush of stars
 Often intangible thoughts  
start with an issue, 
A tear falls..., with it
    An ache twists somewhere.
O my heart!
          The whispers of memories
Rise like rings from a smoker’s lips
The fleeting rings enter the mind,
In effortless unison, fill the vision.
-an empty chair
-the little side table 
-the bare window draped with Mom’s raw-silk saree…

The images within me unite, clash and clang
     Weave skeins of many beautiful legends;
These are pearls of my treasure.
A realisation:
Life is too rich to waste.
Once learned,
the journey is easier every time.

http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.in/2017/01/poets-united-midweek-motif-unity_18.html

7 comments:

  1. How beautful this poem is Panchali. I particularly liked "A tear falls..., with it, An ache twists somewhere" and "These are pearls of my treasure".

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  2. Oh, this is so beautiful, a kaleidoscope of memories and images, the "pearls of my treasure". Wonderful to read, my friend.

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  3. O, yes! Thank you for letting me experience the memory rings with you and see the chair. Beyond sadness comes that certain knowledge to be here in this now--and let our lives visit us here. Thank you.

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  4. The smoke rings are an effective image and really carry this poem through

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  5. That last stanza is like fireworks ringing far and true!!💜

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  6. the closing lines speak of experience and wisdom...love the smoke ring image...beautiful Panchali di...

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  7. You echo the feelings of all in the poem and the metaphor employed by you comparing whispers and smoke rings was apt and superb.T

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