Tirupathi Chandrupatla


Mountain of Determination


Mountain of determination
Stands tall
Rock-like is the resolve
Fresh snow
Like clarity of thoughts
Gathers on the top
Hardens into ice
Temperature changes
Unpredictable as ever
Thaw exposed surface
Melting water seeps down
Gathering into a stream
Source of the great
River of life
... or an avalanche of lost hope.

Submitted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Edited: Sunday, March 09, 2014

Topic(s): Life


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

What do you think this poem is about?



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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Trend setting poems 'Jungle' by Ali Adamson, and 'Mind is Like Ocean' by Shahzia Batool provided me with inspiration to write this poem.

Comments about this poem (Mountain of Determination by Tirupathi Chandrupatla )

Enter the verification code :

  • Veteran Poet - 3,093 Points Geetha Jayakumar (12/29/2013 12:02:00 PM)

    Wow. Fantastic poem. One who stands on firm decision is like standing on Mountain of Determination, where nothing can stop from going a head. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,028 Points Dinesh Nair (12/27/2013 7:48:00 PM)

    This write is with a unique theme and is attired in the best diction. This is an example of fine poetry and you have shared it to our delight.. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,773 Points Ramesh Rai (12/26/2013 11:38:00 AM)

    Amazing write sir. nicely portrayed the character of a cool person who is stand-still on his firm decision.
    adding the flow of river with that of human life is an extra beauty of the poem.
    regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 22 Points Muhammad Ali (12/26/2013 1:18:00 AM)

    dear poet. i am honored. and thanks for sharing and appreciation.
    determination is based on life. there are always changes in life. or life is there to be changed every moment. thus life should propagate. whether hope is brighten or dim. or hope is lost in a phase of change. but there is life and there will be hope again.
    very nice poem with hard work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 234 Points Shahzia Batool (12/25/2013 11:43:00 PM)

    OMG! simply amazing! immensely happy i am at the honor...i thank you and Ali bhai both for i got inspiration and encouragement from the worthy writers!
    yes, it is nicely composed, symbolic for the life which is waiting for us all the in coming year! ! ! (Report) Reply

Read all 5 comments »

New Poems

  1. Little Planet, Kazuko Shiraishi
  2. For you, shall never I be old, Saheb Mohapatra
  3. Because I love you much, Saheb Mohapatra
  4. God, it's the man speaking, Saheb Mohapatra
  5. Zoos, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  6. How would be my last breathe?, Saheb Mohapatra
  7. Fall, Frank Avon
  8. LIMERICK-2 (Saloon day), Saheb Mohapatra
  9. MOTHER, Saheb Mohapatra
  10. POETRY, Saheb Mohapatra

Poem of the Day

poet Robert William Service

Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
Two more so tenderly complete:
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Paul Muldoon

 

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. Home And Love, Robert William Service
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Snake, Theodore Roethke
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]