C. P. Sharma

Rookie - 77 Points (July 12,1941 / Bissau, Rajasthan)

Silken Weaves for Satyanarain MVS

In Miltonic gait he walks,
like Alexander Pope
in couplets talks,
in free verse
he is well versed,
all poetic forms
well traversed.

In rhyme and rhythm
he always rocks,
of them he has
a good stock,
like heroic
Rape of the Lock.

His meter has a
variant mix,
with great care
it he picks,
sweet and somber
music clicks.

Rich imagery
he culls out,
from Nature, society,
court room bout,
a beauteous tapestry
spreads out.

Kaleidoscopic themes
he weaves,
misery, sorrows, terror
he grieves,
harmony and joy

He can shed
the crimson tears,
on his sleeve
his heart he bears,
others grief and gloom
him tears.

He is Prem Chand’s
‘Salt Inspector’,
Social irresponsibility
Sensitive sensor of
justice sector.

In all philosophies
well read,
he cares for the poor
man’s bread,
his themes are very
widely spread.

To him the meanest
ant can churn,
lessons for the life
to learn,
incongruities in life
he spurns.

Read his poetry
I recommend,
Life in him is
finely blend,
as a poet
he outstands.

Submitted: Thursday, December 18, 2008
Edited: Friday, January 02, 2009

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 (Silken Weaves for Satyanarain MVS by C. P. Sharma )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Mamta Agarwal (12/25/2008 8:25:00 AM)

    you have really captured through this poem, essence of Sathyaji as a man and his poetry. very apt allusions to great writers of gone by era.10

    Happy new year

    Mamta (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Maia Padua (12/20/2008 9:45:00 PM)

    a very wonderful write, with generous words of praise....unselfishly written...from a heart of a poet to another poet's heart....friendship bonded with the beauty of poetry....an actuation of true friendship and respect for a true and good friend......you deserve great praises too sir...10++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anjali Sinha (12/18/2008 9:22:00 PM)

    A lovely tribute to Satya who deserves praise
    --hey Satya you are indeed
    lucky to have been sculpted out
    into poetry by dear CP
    (well I am lucky too-he made me a fragrant love flower
    out of nothingness)
    +++++10 as always
    regards anjali (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (12/18/2008 1:43:00 PM)

    A tribute to a fine wordsmith. Excellent write, C.P.10 for both of you.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

Read all 7 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  7. A Moment Of Happiness, Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  8. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  9. And The Moon And The Stars And The World, Charles Bukowski
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Whate'er we leave to God, God does,
And blesses us;
The work we choose should be our own,
God leaves alone.

If with light head erect I sing,
...... Read complete »


Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Is God both Interventionist and non-inte.., Merton Lee
  2. Fitina Mai Sand'a, Ibrahim Lawal Soro
  3. Grandma's Attic...(Prose), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  4. Diana's Pool, Julyn Pride
  5. For My Pen, Ibrahim Lawal Soro
  6. Villanelle: When countries slaughter mai.., T (no first name) Wignesan
  7. Coywolf, Julyn Pride
  8. December Walk, Julyn Pride
  9. Conundrums Consequence..., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  10. Whats and Whats, Ibrahim Lawal Soro
[Hata Bildir]