indira babbellapati

Rookie - 71 Points (visakhapatnam, india)

A Tear Speaks... - Poem by indira babbellapati

Sorrow at times builds
an impenetrable rocky fort
around body and heart;
I grope in vain for a narrow
crack at least that allows
a slight air passage to relieve
the humid congestion gathered
on a sky of unproductive clouds
of varying shades of black
to grey... but what really
stays put in this ever lasting
transient nature of life...
won't a whirlwind,
won't a hurricane unleash
to render the fort into
uncountable rocks and pebbles?
But what if each part
of the debris still carried
the ageless me in itself?
Tell me...

Comments about A Tear Speaks... by indira babbellapati

  • Rookie - 122 Points Yash Shinde (4/25/2014 11:18:00 PM)

    Heart touching, poignant and intriguing.......
    a tear speaks for itself.......
    A sad tale, beautifully told........ (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 237 Points Siyabonga A Nxumalo (4/22/2014 10:31:00 AM)

    Beautifully written poem Indira, enjoyed the read.
    Siya_! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,965 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (4/20/2014 9:16:00 PM)

    A fort turns into rubbles. Anything can happen any time. Beautifully said. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,279 Points Shahzia Batool (4/15/2014 3:33:00 PM)

    it touched... beyond any critical appraisal...sending it to my poem list for many merits it owns! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Shraddha The Poetess (4/15/2014 9:11:00 AM)

    Just fantastic mam...... Really a tear speaks..... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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