Deb Panda

Rookie - 156 Points (1992 / KEONJHAR, ODISHA, INDIA)

Evening Lamp!


Oh’Muse!
You appear at this cross-
Upon the rising flame of earthen lamp
Lighted- in my evening prayer,
Flickering and steady with the wind!

I see you protect this pen;
With the dazzling shield-
When darkness delves deep into it-
Held high; with all kindness in reward!

Joyous- for this journey starts there.
And I reserve this flame for ages-
For my soul finds its temple,
That will go down generation, with undying luster;
Tomorrow -when they discover themselves in darkness!

Submitted: Friday, April 04, 2014
Edited: Friday, April 04, 2014

Topic of this poem: prayer


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

To-...5.. This was written in darkness....read this in darkness...... Light the earthen lamp, that won't flicker....
I find a eventful day brought to halt at the arrival of my guest! .....

and the lines are the witness, with the silent dazzling flame....

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  • Rookie - 72 Points Yash Shinde (4/5/2014 11:45:00 AM)

    ...........great sketch painted with a pen.........may light of lamp show you way through dark.........lovely poem..... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,442 Points Amitava Sur (4/4/2014 8:21:00 PM)

    A lovely imagery being drwn with a firm belief on almighty.
    I see you protect this pen;
    With the dazzling shield ....... enjoyd (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,609 Points Hazel Durham (4/4/2014 4:33:00 PM)

    Your muse takes away the darkness from your soul lighting the way with kindness and joy!
    Deep and beautiful write! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kamalesh Mohanta (4/4/2014 8:37:00 AM)

    Hey Dev!
    It seems like I was lonely in the darkness, without the luster of ur poems. Hats off to your noble work. Meet our new generation poet. (Report) Reply

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