Gajanan Mishra

Gold Star - 405,421 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

1960 - Poem by Gajanan Mishra

I am going with it,
Nineteen hundred sixty.

Going and going
With you, O my dear, and
The entire world is watching us.

What for I do not know,
And you are telling me
Time and again to stop.

And I am going and going,
Not to reach anywhere
But to go and go
Without any ending.

Nineteen hundred sixty
And I am going with it.

Topic(s) of this poem: birth


Poet's Notes about The Poem

1960 is the year of the birth of this poet- But in fact poet has no birth no death.

Comments about 1960 by Gajanan Mishra

  • Michael Walker (7/11/2019 8:57:00 PM)

    I like your stress on 'going', getting somewhere in life. (Report)Reply

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  • David Grzan (7/3/2019 2:27:00 PM)

    We share the same birth year. We must always be going. There is no stop where we are going. (Report)Reply

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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (12/8/2018 10:25:00 PM)

    A poet dies just like other ordinary persons BUT he becomes immortal WITH his poems, because poems never die, they survive all things and become immortal. Excellent Poem, I so admire. Thank you for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha Pathak (10/20/2018 6:40:00 AM)

    I read a few poems,
    but my attention was again drawn to this one.
    As Frost said
    'I have miles to go before I sleep'.
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  • Aniruddha Pathak (10/5/2018 1:23:00 AM)

    A novel birthday poem coming from a unique pen,
    abd agree, going on is another name for life.
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  • (10/3/2018 11:10:00 PM)

    to nature flows its ever lasting cycles,
    a good poem from a great poets +++++
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  • (1/13/2018 9:43:00 AM)

    Gajanan, I believe that your birth poem will propel you into many great futures. A multitude of birthdays! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/14/2017 10:17:00 PM)

    Dear Mishra sir, it is a great ode to your birth year 1960 having insightful depiction and nice diction. You are a soul and hence you have to take birth and death. God is a supreme soul who is above birth and death. He never comes to the cycle of birth and date. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/13/2017 10:39:00 PM)

    Even I travel with you the great 1960! Beautifully captured the significance of 1960. Thanks for sharing such a lovely poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/13/2017 10:37:00 PM)

    Even I travel with you the great 1960! Beautifully captured the significance of 1960. (Report)Reply

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  • Rebecca Navarre (9/30/2016 3:05:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem! WOW! ! ! Breath taking! (Report)Reply

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  • Sriranji Aratisankar (7/29/2016 5:44:00 AM)

    Impressive. Very skillful poet-crafh. thanks sharing.... (Report)Reply

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  • Raj Arumugam (7/4/2016 1:52:00 AM)

    I love the lyrical quality of this poem, Gajanan (Report)Reply

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  • B Fred Kagame (6/23/2016 2:30:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem, Perfect! . (Report)Reply

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  • Brian Mayo (10/20/2015 12:57:00 AM)

    My year, too! I'll admit, I'm kind of partial to it.
    And your poem is wonderful. I might've added ellipsis to the end, but I happen to like ellipsis; I fully realize they just bug most people. Well done! 10
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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (10/16/2015 7:07:00 AM)

    Verily, even if anyone says to stop, we can't as time
    waits for none......10
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  • Gary H (10/12/2015 11:52:00 PM)

    Nice short but very good. (Report)Reply

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  • Michael Walker (9/27/2015 7:37:00 PM)

    I like the dynamic idea of going and going, never stopping, always writing. M. Walker. (Report)Reply

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  • Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (8/6/2015 12:52:00 PM)

    Thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (4/17/2015 3:58:00 AM)

    I like this, and along with 1960 being the year of your birth, this poem has wee tinge of psychedelic smack to it which also makes the title so very apropos....Good Work ~FjR~ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 13, 2017


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