Diwakar Pokhriyal

(Delhi, India)

The Epic Battles

Thunderous wet roars,
Carcass of humanity,
The epic battles,


The battle of good against bad,
Enormous faith throttling life,
Never-ending phantom strife,
Laughing on faith being glad,

The bleeding hope of souls,
Evil accumulating greed,
Castle of insanely hopeless deed,
Proud over tiny goals,

Those were the battles of truth and lie,
Battles of ruthlessness and compassion,
Battles of duty and aimless aggression
Shook the world and burned the sky,

Cried hope,
Mother Earth
Proud killed brilliance,
Greed created a misdeed,
Sky shivered gutsy lightning,
A warrior of ethics stepped,
To enlighten sleeping Mother earth
And righteousness killed inhumane Ego,


On the other side,
An apparent display of energy,
When a Goddess killed a demon,
Reflecting the power of a women creating synergy,

The equality of sexes at sacred moments,
At different testing times,
Epic battle won by both,
Relieving earth from envious clouds of crimes,


This is a day of sacredness,
Hinged on righteousness,
Enlightening human souls,

Energy of synergy,
Protecting faith and truth,
Incarnation of Holy Spirit,
Clearing every misdeed,

Blessing to whole earth,
Astutely and courageously showered,
The day of astonishing magic when,
Twilight turned dawn,
Leaving every soul shocked,
Enlightening belief in truth and righteousness,
Showcasing power of right and purity

Submitted: Saturday, November 03, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Forms of poetry used - (Senryu + Enclosed rhyme + Etheree + Rhyme + Acrostic) .
The day on which this piece was written - Dusshera

This poem on two mythological stories - 1) Ramayana: when Lord Shri Rama Killed Ravana 2) When Goddess Durga killed daemon Mahisasur.

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  • Yoonoos Peerbocus (11/3/2012 3:44:00 AM)

    great message expressed through the allusion to epics that have stood the test of time/we need ponder much on them as you have already done and have been inspired (Report) Reply

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