prasanna kumari


Vanished Syllables - Poem by prasanna kumari

Fifty suns and fifty moons
on my birthday stealthily passed
fifty clouds and thunder more
fifty lightning and my tears

peals of laughter and my youth
nature brimming myriad hues
melody echoed spring and streams
I then dashed and danced a splash

beyond the greens and beyond the means
sculpture of passion I was then
words rushed and beauty danced
breeding desire rocking more

tides of suffering made me weak
avoiding questions, evading answers
unable to wipe tears, deep in my fears
living like an innocent idiot, loving like an enlightened fool
with silenced song in hushed tones
vanished syllables here I seek


Comments about Vanished Syllables by prasanna kumari

  • Bronze Star - 2,127 Points Kee Thampi (11/16/2012 10:51:00 AM)

    Really we blessed with love, true love is a blessing,

    tides of suffering made me weak
    avoiding questions, evading answers
    unable to wipe tears, deep in my fears
    living like an innocent idiot, loving like an enlightened fool
    with silenced song in hushed tones
    vanished syllables here I seek (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 431 Points Patti Masterman (11/11/2012 3:38:00 PM)

    Love those last lines, particularly the very last. A true poetic heart beats here, for sure. ;) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,720 Points Neela Nath (11/6/2012 6:26:00 AM)

    Sonorous, well penned poem.Wisdom and intellect played a beautiful role here.Kudos! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,711 Points Valerie Dohren (11/5/2012 5:39:00 PM)

    With the passing of the years, we gain in wisdom - the innocent idiot and the enlightened fool pale away.
    Well penned. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 186 Points Supriya Prathapan (10/27/2012 2:36:00 AM)

    On every birthday, even I am reminded of the years that have gone by, the time and emtions wasted, the happy days etc. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Poet Unravelled (10/15/2012 2:22:00 AM)

    very beautiful poem... an innocent idiot and enlightened fool :) . Very expressive (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 517 Points Ency Bearis (10/10/2012 12:41:00 PM)

    this might be in your 50th birthday when this verses came out from your pocket of mind, it's well expressed
    and great write indeed (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 430 Points Guillermo Veloso (9/9/2012 7:28:00 AM)

    love this prasanna...am going to take this as my 50th birthday poem! ! ! ! !
    many chords struck..thank you for the poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Sunil Babu (9/4/2012 9:12:00 AM)

    sonorously good...i will go farther than hills and farther than great seas to beg the lord 'give me the soul, i had of old'....syllables ride on the wings of time....weary hours chain us..keep on writing.all the best (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 25,150 Points Valsa George (9/2/2012 11:19:00 AM)

    This is even a more poignant 'Lament'! Heart rending and powerful! But still all is not lost! Only thing, old blisses will be replaced by new ones! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,563 Points Marieta Maglas (7/31/2012 1:59:00 PM)

    well written poem, touching.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 28 Points Sivashanmugam Shanmugam (7/20/2012 5:50:00 AM)

    ‘Peals of laughter and my youth
    Nature brimming myriad hues’
    Nice words are composing in fifties. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Aranthabailu Ummar (7/20/2012 2:21:00 AM)

    In fifty you had the same breath
    but it made many up and down strokes
    many times you felt it difficult breath
    but you still
    may it rise for another 50 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 19, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 19, 2012


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