Samanyan Lakshminarayanan


## A Spring - Poem by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

(not the season)

A spring
A perennial source of inspiration
about it
we have loads and loads of information
and that
we have as our scriptures
to depict that
we have made our sculptures
we call all these.....
our rich heritages from our ancestors

WHERE IS THAT SPRING....
A PERRENIAL SOURCE OF INSPIRATION

Have we lost sight of it due to our pride?
A spring could'nt be encaptured
A spring could'nt be stored
The scriptures and sculptures were reservoires....
born out of this spring
Just a pride about those....
would'nt bring back the spring.
The scriptures and sculptures are not an ' over ' thing
it was just a ' beginning ' thing
This spring can neither have a beginning nor ending
it is a perennial thing.

WHERE IS THAT SPRING.....
A PERENNIAL SORCE OF INSPIRATION

How do we find this spring
It's just not a common thing
to be found by one and be used by all
Do we need a ' DIVINER ' to divine this spring?

THE DIVINITY IN 'YOU'
HAS TO DIVINE THIS PERENNIAL SPRING ' IN YOU'
' FOR YOU '


Comments about ## A Spring by Samanyan Lakshminarayanan

  • Rookie Krishnarasa Seshadri (3/16/2010 11:14:00 AM)

    The idea is so beautiful sir! the question leads to an inner calling! :) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Pandian Angelina (7/17/2009 12:55:00 PM)

    A Spring is fresh is pure
    It bubbles out from deep within
    The hot magma core of life
    Boils and creating questions
    Fissures in the mind
    Rising thoughts so divine
    They come out as a Spring
    To slake and cool the soul's thirst.
    The pun on word Divine
    Does remind the divinity held within!
    A wonderful poem luring the spirit and soul skywards as always your thoughts never fail to amaze me!
    Angel (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (6/18/2009 1:51:00 PM)

    Great composition on a spring.
    Lovely idea is there. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 53,301 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (5/5/2009 12:43:00 PM)

    good job in expressing views great one (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rangarajan Kazhiyur Mannar (4/29/2009 6:01:00 AM)

    After going through, it springs no surprise - it's a great write on a subject we ought to have owned and utilized but largely ignored to our utter disadvantage. well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie djean Whitney (4/26/2009 11:45:00 PM)

    I liked it -great job! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 951 Points C. P. Sharma (4/20/2009 8:05:00 AM)

    Samanyan, The spring is still there. But we are 'hollow man' without soul. So, it doesn't inspire. Very well penned.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Rookie AtreyaSarma Uppaluri (4/20/2009 4:21:00 AM)

    Yes, divine thoughts alone will turn our soul into an eternal spring...you've used the word 'divine' effectively. A beautiful poem and urge. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Britney Hogue (4/16/2009 9:45:00 AM)

    Good Poem Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 14 Points Ravi Sathasivam (4/16/2009 1:47:00 AM)

    Can life live without a soul? Good thoughts.
    Well written.
    Thanks for sharing with me (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (4/9/2009 10:02:00 AM)

    Yes we can all learn from nature, good poem (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,399 Points James B. Earley (4/8/2009 10:56:00 AM)

    A brilliant exploration into the essence...of life! Excellent composition. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie rago rago (4/7/2009 3:59:00 AM)

    An inspiring poem and I am astonished how failed to read such poem....... well penned and moved gracefully....... my sincere thanks for your sharing...... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 813 Points Antonio Liao (4/2/2009 8:49:00 PM)

    so true, everything lies in the things which our forefathers
    leaves to learn....like what your poem melted the real
    righteousness of our ancestor......your a great poet,
    who unlock the meaning of Oneness to the source of Life
    thank you my friend...God bless..... A 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 480 Points Patti Masterman (4/1/2009 6:42:00 PM)

    “Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself”-
    Zen proverb (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (4/1/2009 8:27:00 AM)

    great thoughts.......well penned (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 237 Points Kesav Easwaran (3/31/2009 9:14:00 PM)

    good thinking...good poetic conversion...10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (3/29/2009 10:04:00 AM)

    To find the source of everything we must first look in and in silence it will come. Its from nature we learn to replicate her. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 145 Points Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (3/26/2009 12:56:00 PM)

    lovely piece. very lovely piece. I love me some spring, and I love me this piece. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ~ Jon London ~ (3/26/2009 12:12:00 PM)

    A thoughtful write my friend, brings many questions to mind, great flowing word choice used give this a great crispness to it. A fine job sir 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 4, 2009


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