Geetha Jayakumar

Bronze Star - 6,856 Points (Kerala Palakkad)

Broke my head!


Some poem were written on self
Some on others, or an imagination.
Some I wrote to draw the attention
Some I wrote as a question
Or an answer to some ones question.
One I wrote Without Thinking anything.....
And it land me into a WELL.
And not knowing
Which direction it went
I searched everywhere
For my poem
To which direction it went.
Well it reached to
Some unknown destination
Which I could never imagine.
Since I wrote without
Channelising it properly
Made me realise that
My poem can land this way too
Either a crash landing
Or safe landing
Or a parachute landing.
Or keep hanging on space itself.

But one thing is sure
It will surely land
But not sure where it will land
And on whose hand it will land!

Finally I landed along with poem
With a big crash and break my
Head for 3 days...

Writing a poem just took only a few hours.
But correcting and channelising it took
3 days by breaking the head through out the day!

©ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY GEETHA JAYAKUMAR 2014
© 2014.

Geetha Jayakumar.

Submitted: Friday, August 09, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 01, 2014

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  • Gold Star - 14,677 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (8/19/2014 1:06:00 PM)

    So true it is.....composing takes no time but shaping takes more time........Geetha.......this is a fact with all........
    very nicely depicted.............. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,873 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/13/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    You have nicely described the birth of a poem. Sometimes after a poem is created, I think, where were all these ideas and words hidden. Let creativity flow. Let more and more poems be created. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 574 Points Shahzia Batool (8/12/2013 1:40:00 PM)

    wonderful comment by Valsa ji...from conception to existence...a poem takes all the peace and rest of the poet... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 417 Points Kavya . (8/12/2013 11:39:00 AM)

    Truly said v just jot dwn wat cmes to mind but then rephrasing it properly sometimes needs heads to b broken (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,597 Points Hazel Durham (8/11/2013 8:34:00 AM)

    The agony and ecstasy of writing poems is a great challenge and a gift of giving our deepest feelings to bring joy and understanding! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,246 Points Valsa George (8/11/2013 6:25:00 AM)

    You have correctly described the labour pains prior to the birth of a poem! ! Thus at the end, a beautiful poem has born! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 858 Points Thomas A Robinson (8/11/2013 5:18:00 AM)

    When I wtite it takes no thought
    for the words just come out at once
    There is just one copy in ink , the original
    there may be one word scratched out
    It takes only minutes to write, usually less.
    Then I forget about it, move on (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 936 Points Unwritten Soul (8/10/2013 10:44:00 PM)

    Hahaha i smiled for the title but i feel good underneath the words your saying here, the meaning...it is true and true_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,626 Points Heather Wilkins (8/10/2013 6:40:00 PM)

    sometimes a poem will come together in a few minutes. then other time it may take hours. but in the end it ia all worth while when viewing the final product. nice (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (8/10/2013 3:38:00 PM)

    We all know the feeling Geetha when the head is about to explode!
    Sekharan says writing a poem is simple, sometimes yes it is but not always.
    The main thing is not giving in, which is now my Mantra for life!
    Keep on going Geetha. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 787 Points Sekharan Pookkat (8/10/2013 5:41:00 AM)

    Writing a poem is so simple
    Correcting a poem is so hard
    Because poetry is
    Simple and hard as well (Report) Reply

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