sathya narayana

Rookie - 69 Points (12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)


It was a broad moon light robbery
The theft was notified
The bandit was identified
Alas! Under the Romantic Penal Code
There is no court! 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


Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, July 22, 2008

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  • Rookie - 158 Points 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

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

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

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (10/19/2008 4:41:00 AM)

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

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

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

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 375 Points Ency Bearis (8/5/2008 7:38:00 AM)

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

  • Rookie - 12 Points 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

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 15 Points Rajaram Ramachandran (7/25/2008 7:33:00 PM)

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

  • Rookie , 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

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

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

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

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

  • Rookie Meena Iyer (7/16/2008 6:09:00 AM)

    Just beautiful!

    Enjoyed reading it: D

    Will come back for more! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,415 Points 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

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

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

  • Rookie - 62 Points 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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,352 Points 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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