Lakshmi Venkataraman


Change is Permanent


Change is permanence
That is continuous in this World
Friend to enemy
Love to hate
Happiness to sorrow

A penny not to save but to spend;
A penny not to spend but to save;
Crinkling differences stays overboard
Multi-faced persons encountered
Second-by-second enacting different faces
Authority with the undeserving
Unworthy worthily recognized
Worthy thriving unrecognized
Need of the hour is to change
Enemy to friend
Love to hate
Sorrow to happiness

Passions changing overnight
Intimacy disappearing into authority
Forgotten words of love
Clashing egos by many
Will it remember love?
Need of the is to change
Dreams to actions
Thoughts into words
Memories as works

Rusty leaves fallen from trees
Can they be re-attached?
Charm-less childhood, when persisted
Each passing stages to relish
Every second of life punishing thoughts of death!
Gone a second can’t be re-lived
Broken thoughts n’ broken memories goes
With a broken heart
Need of the hour is to change

The exception for change being “SELF”
Soul stays but carcasses changes
Thought by thought carefully processed
Towards GOD – Permanence of change
Changes to permanence- For
He who is the CHANGE can’t be CHANGED

Submitted: Sunday, July 19, 2009

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  • Lakshmi Venkataraman (7/23/2009 11:59:00 AM)

    liked your poem on change, lakshmi. esp the last para and the punch line.there is maturity of thoughts beyond your years. kind reg.jay
    - thx you jay! ! (Report) Reply

  • Lynn Glover (7/23/2009 10:16:00 AM)

    Lakshmi: Change is not always good, but we will have change, noted in your poem. Good wirte a 10 Lynn (Report) Reply

  • Nikunj Sharma (7/23/2009 7:57:00 AM)

    that's what we say in the investment world too

    change is the only reallity for the world true

    that everything changes from man to stock price

    the fire one day changes into ice

    that's the way, way to go

    to know yourself, change u must know...

    good peom...lakshmi, keep up the good work (Report) Reply

  • shreedhar.Shree Bangalore, INDIA (7/21/2009 1:43:00 AM)

    Excellent poetic composition Ms.Laksmi.
    The theme of TRANSITORYness is superbly treated.

    Hope to see & read m0re poems from you!
    KEEP it UP :)
    with very very best wishes
    -shree (Report) Reply

  • Shekhar Joshi (7/20/2009 11:38:00 AM)

    truely....Need of the hour is to change..........another excellently done poem...........

    good work....... ;) (Report) Reply

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