DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK


Long Way To Go


Thoughts unclear, hazy and clumsy;
Confused to think and reflect easy,
And put words in right and just way
Though I have to go a long way,

From life to death and friends to family;
From heart to hurt and sad to joy,
From love to hate and hope to tears,
From God to good and me to many,
As poems go the way I feel and write sanely,

Themes vary and all such comprise poetry;
Poems like other things don’t come easy,
Neither planted in gardens nor found in groceries,
Rather poems give birth to gardens and groceries,
Many a thing of beauty born from poems,
Supposed to be the maker of their destiny,

Nature’s untutored child comes;
When heart cries, bleeds, wails,
And bloom of life goes withering,
And soul goes astray, goes beyond,
Penetrate soul, pierce body and mind,

Dragging my heart to pounding;
And the thumping goes unheard, unseen,
Oh, fairy and holy child of Nature,
Feel and see my mental agony,
Waken the slumbering splendour of the mind,
Sprout forth beauties of poems spontaneously,
For I have to go a long long way before I sleep......

Submitted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Long Way To Go by DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. XVII (I do not love you...), Pablo Neruda
  7. Where The Mind Is Without Fear, Rabindranath Tagore
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  10. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. ALL MY DAYS, Colin Ian Jeffery
  2. Siclliano, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  3. Goodnight Kiss 3, Michael P. McParland
  4. Mona Lisa, The Enigmatic Masterpiece, Rajesh Thankappan
  5. A Dream Of Death, Luo Zhihai
  6. Why Life?, Sandra Feldman
  7. Adrenaline, Raihana Abdul Jabbar
  8. What was this feeling?, Sergio Jaime
  9. MERI PRAKRATI, Gunjan Panchal
  10. There Are So Many Things I Can Still Do, Shalom Freedman
[Hata Bildir]