Lalitha Narayanan

Solitude - Poem by Lalitha Narayanan

Driven to the wall
Now I face life ball
it is rolling and rolling
without any meaning

When I started my travel
heaps of dreams and hopes lay unravelled
now I see life face to face
and every new person adds my disgrace

When I was a tiny girl
I saw with big big Alice eyes
the beauty of moon and the lion in a man
now I see moon is just a reflection
and man is but an animal incarnation.

When I was a growing girl
I learnt Gandhi and Tagore hearts
now I see that strewn across
are filthy raping counterparts
strutting in camouglaged priestly arts.

The more you go closer to mortals
the more you know that every heart is fatal
every brain is tricky and every mind is filthy
now who am I? but one among the multitude sickly

Driven to this truth
I am madly running a marathon path
they cheer me up, but I am a chasing Psychopath
I loose my game, I give up my poetic stride
my faith is fluttering, my image is muttering
why mocking seconds magnify zoomed
they seemed to question my very uttering....

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  • Gold Star - 44,795 Points Akhtar Jawad (7/30/2015 5:08:00 AM)

    Such a great philosophic poem, it made me thoughtful! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 9,259 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/8/2014 7:23:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem Lalitha. You have portrayed the reality of us...humans. Yes, we all are into marathon race, the choice is not given to us. We have to move along with the world. The more we try to understand reality the more painful our life will be. I loved reading each lines and the way you captured words are very beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 229 Points Prasanna Kumari (2/20/2014 9:14:00 AM)

    true reality will be mocking at us like this...beautiful (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 16, 2014

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