sathya narayana

Freshman - 800 Points (12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)

Atonement - Poem by sathya narayana

It was a broad moon light robbery.
The theft was notified
and the bandit was identified.

Ala, but under the Romantic Penal Code
there is no court and no plaint.

In fact it is the culprit
who is loved the most
and the lost gets the nemesis
of living the life left
in total emptiness!

But, no regrets,
it is atonement
to be bereft of heart!

Sathya….

Topic(s) of this poem: heart


Comments about Atonement by sathya narayana

  • Queeny Gona Queeny Gona (9/6/2013 7:27:00 AM)

    Very mysterious and mystical write dear uncle. I am decepted by the fore lines of the write but on knowing the intent that the culprit is loved most I got the heart of the writer. Wonderful.


    But I understood it in another way too uncle! (Report) Reply

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  • Dr.Wardha Jawdat (8/27/2009 1:25:00 AM)

    a very soulfully romantic piece....well done sathya (Report) Reply

  • Bob Blackwell (10/19/2008 4:41:00 AM)

    A robbery of the heart, it can only be atonement. Bob (Report) Reply

  • Sarwar Chowdhury Sarwar Chowdhury (9/8/2008 7:09:00 AM)

    a 10 for this fine composition.........thanks (Report) Reply

  • Booklover Tv Lounger (8/24/2008 2:05:00 AM)

    I can't think of any words that give this poem the justice it deserves, except...Wow! Such beauty. (Report) Reply

  • Ency Bearis (8/5/2008 7:38:00 AM)

    a well vivid concepts....well done... (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm Fay Slimm (7/31/2008 6:02:00 AM)

    A beautifully executed word picture. Well done Sathya. Poetry if surely for the full and satisfied life whereever we live. Keep up your production. Greetings from Cornwall U.K. (Report) Reply

  • Rema Prasanna (7/25/2008 9:29:00 PM)

    totally legal but there is beauty of verse..this is an interesting write and a well composed one, it is different and sylish..10

    Rema (Report) Reply

  • Rajaram Ramachandran Rajaram Ramachandran (7/25/2008 7:33:00 PM)

    This is the world we are living in-a nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • , aryaindia (7/24/2008 12:13:00 PM)

    The theft of the heart is the most heinous crime but has no punishment whatsoever. How smartly you have written this small yet sweet poem. best wishes, arya (Report) Reply

  • Jun Insigne (7/23/2008 11:22:00 AM)

    one of a kind poem, very meaningful. good writer.........thanks (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (7/22/2008 4:02:00 AM)

    very well penned. likede it a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Meena Iyer (7/16/2008 6:09:00 AM)

    Just beautiful!

    Enjoyed reading it: D

    Will come back for more! (Report) Reply

  • Lawrence S. Pertillar (7/6/2008 3:45:00 AM)

    It is not the 'gift' from outside of us that rewards. It is that which is dicovered when one 'ATONES' to that which comes through self examination. I enjoy your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Yuri Duraan Yuri Duraan (7/4/2008 3:57:00 PM)

    Deep insight and said with beautiful words.... it works perfectly (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (6/26/2008 7:20:00 AM)

    satya, you present this romantic 'case' very smartly in this lovely piece... i liked...10 (Report) Reply

  • Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (6/21/2008 1:36:00 PM)

    A very well written poe and delightful to read, good work. Loyd (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, June 17, 2016


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