Tirupathi Chandrupatla


Broken Wing Poem by Tirupathi Chandrupatla


Majestic is the dragonfly
With rapid flapping wings
Hovers, moves and flies
Delightful for us to watch.

Fascinating were dragonflies
As children we always chased
Felt as if I could catch one
But it always flew away.

Walking in grass I saw a slender
Body with a tail, it was a dragonfly
Its spherical eyes pleaded for help
It was one with a broken wing.

I imagined life with a broken wing
What a hell this life would be
Helpless I was to extend help
Compassion flowed from the heart.

Submitted: Monday, September 9, 2013
Edited: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Topic of this poem: nature


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  • Rookie - 123 Points marvin brato (9/19/2013 4:14:00 AM)

    Excellent sentiments, profound and true! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (9/10/2013 5:24:00 AM)

    Compassion with a feeling of helplessness too I guess. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,229 Points Thomas A Robinson (9/10/2013 3:34:00 AM)

    Compassion for the distressed shows an enlightenment beyond, equal to God's grace. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/9/2013 9:49:00 PM)

    dragonflies mirth for the children'Who didn't love but once the wing broken helplessness almost kills and here poet depicted the beauty of dragonflies and mirth and helplessness paradoxically to human kind nice well composed thank again (Report) Reply

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