Palas Kumar Ray

Rookie - 213 Points (India)

A Lengthy Episode.

What is life but chasing dreams
Swallowing simultaneous stimulation
of hope and despair knowing
the fragility of desiring
the end of despairing?

What is life but passing days
in monotonous rhythm boring
known long before in worrying
drop by drop sipping
bitterness pouring?

© Palas Kumar Ray.All rights reserved. 

Submitted: Saturday, February 07, 2009
Edited: Thursday, June 05, 2014

Topic of this poem: life

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Comments about this poem (A Lengthy Episode. by Palas Kumar Ray )

  • Rookie Vidi Writes (4/26/2009 9:53:00 AM)

    Lengthy episode, make headlines
    Short tales vanish in the air.

    Its nice you have a true exhibit here, but
    It's in the interest of the society
    One try to find twist and turn in his each serial
    Learning the art of dream and dream not.

    None can stop one from setting his own stage
    Whether viewers there or not...
    The show can be on with tapping foot steps.
    That will nourish and cherish the self soul
    A self find way... is to stand for long.
    Throwing the boredom away.

    Very thought provoking and demands one to find a new wayout.

    Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 365 Points Indira Renganathan (4/26/2009 8:06:00 AM)

    At some stage every one feels I started writing that turned to appear like a poem....with you, is your writing boring for you...if you say no then your life is not monotonous....right? ...10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Reetesh Sabr (3/27/2009 10:34:00 AM)

    the bitter realisation makes one unrest...still got to flow with the stream (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 365 Points Indira Renganathan (2/10/2009 10:52:00 PM)

    Life or nature as such has no sorrow or happiness...just shaded of dark and bright wherein darkness there is even a moon to's we, man to man very much problematic with differences in taste and opinion...good write indeed10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Dr Hitesh Sheth (2/10/2009 11:28:00 AM)

    Perhaps world is abode of sorrow as Buddha says
    But scripture also adds that from joy life is born, it is sustain through joy and
    and moving towards joy......................
    Still wonderful write........... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mamta Agarwal (2/10/2009 3:38:00 AM)

    there are rhythms in life- pain ans pleasure follow one another. yes, life appears a lenghty episode if in pensive mood. sombre mood, well expressed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vaibhav Pandey (2/10/2009 1:52:00 AM)

    once again a different and unique piece...a bit sombre but written beautifully.
    I loved it.
    vaibhav (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (2/8/2009 4:02:00 AM)

    A very pensive mood well expressed. But cling to that fragile bit of hope, and never
    stop dreaming. And the poetic gift you have been given will carry your through.

    Warmest regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (2/8/2009 12:34:00 AM)

    dear sir,
    more truthful words have not been spoken...............
    well penned.......... (Report) Reply

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