Monday, 27 May 2013

ma phaleshu kadachana







It can be won only part by part
and not with the tools I choose,
not with the one lovingly penned;
the price of each victory gained
are the crumpled ones that lose;

 

this nib’s been dipped into this heart
but blood’s too thick, no use,
must get some ink and keep it plain -
no dramatics, overdone pain,
forget the wound and bruise;

 

no attachment to any art
learn to turn them loose
once they’re done wipe heart and brain,
once they’re gone from this domain.
Others say if they win or lose.





6 comments:

  1. Lovely! You have a nature flair for poetry. Will be heading to some other ones of yours too! :-)

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  2. apt !! well defining the meaning of the Title !!
    Once done our share .. get detached to be effected by the result .. 'Learn to turn them loose'
    I am always left wordless reading you !! You are one gem of a poetess I thankfully stumbled upon and cherish every moment I get to read you! Keep inspiring !! :)

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    1. Thank you for the warmth of your words.

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  3. Epic enlightenment seeped down a writer's nib. That said, few can stain the paper with the strains of the heart, thick or thin. One can get closer by wisps at best. My humble opinion, of course.

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    1. Thank you for reading and the opinions. True that. Many tiny steps, no giant leaps.

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