Bharati Nayak


A Love Song - Poem by Bharati Nayak

Dear
I love you
But ÝOU' are not you
YOU'' are that beauty
Which fills me with light
ÝOU' are that hand
Which picks out the thorns
From my feet.
ÝOU' are that presence
Which is ever present
In my happiness and darkness
Dear
On my cloudy sky
YOU are the color
Which makes the rainbow
And YOU appear
As the North star
In a directionless weather.


YOU are not the Red -Rose, but
The red of the Rose
YOU are not the Rose
But the thorns that
Guard the Rose.

Dear
YOU are the song of the song-bird
Blue of the Blue-sky, and
Green of the Green-leaves
It does not matter
Where that ÝOU' lives
For I feel ÝOU
As the oxygen filled air
Circulating around me
And YOU will stay here
As a shaft of light
And the last piece of my breath.

Topic(s) of this poem: life, love, spiritual


Comments about A Love Song by Bharati Nayak

  • Michael Walker (8/17/2019 7:22:00 PM)

    In English the word 'you' has many applications, singular and plural. Your poem brings this out
    comprehensively too.
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/14/2019 2:45:00 AM)

    YOU are not the Red -Rose, but
    The red of the Rose
    YOU are not the Rose
    But the thorns that
    Guard the Rose.........outstanding conceptualization. Beautiful philosophy is lying here. Visited time and again.
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    Bharati Nayak(8/14/2019 9:39:00 AM)

    Thank you Sir, for your your beautiful comment.It is really encouraging

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  • Jez Brul (7/20/2019 10:34:00 AM)

    Captivating lines. The very core of true love has been deeply defined.10+* (Report)Reply

    Bharati Nayak(8/14/2019 9:37:00 AM)

    Many thanks Jez Brul for kindly reading and commenting on my poem.

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  • Michael Walker (7/11/2019 8:44:00 PM)

    A song to true love, striking images. (Report)Reply

    Bharati Nayak(8/14/2019 9:36:00 AM)

    Thank you Michael Walker for your valuable comment.Nice to see you on my page.

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  • (7/5/2019 12:17:00 AM)

    A wonderful spiritual poem full of love. Beautifully written. (Report)Reply

    Bharati Nayak(8/14/2019 9:34:00 AM)

    Thank you Jane Champion for your appreciation.

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/20/2019 10:28:00 PM)

    Love
    there is love
    stand as the savior, protector
    stands as the guardian of heart sector

    love
    there is love for bearing up
    caring life

    o there is love for life
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    Bharati Nayak(8/14/2019 9:33:00 AM)

    Thank you Mahatab Bangalee for your beautiful poetic response.

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  • (1/19/2019 3:26:00 AM)

    A beautifully written poem, that flows with faithful ecstasy, of love so divine, that for a human it could not be.
    A truly fantastic work of art! Very impressed. Poetry can still live at its best. Even today!
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    Bharati Nayak(1/21/2019 7:49:00 PM)

    Thank you dear poetess Sandra Fieldman for kindly reading the poem and lovely comment.

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  • Prabir Gayen (1/17/2019 10:25:00 PM)

    Bharati Nayak...
    Dear poetess,
    ..leave it as it is...poetry is not grammar..It has nothing to do with linguistic perfection.thanks
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    Bharati Nayak(1/21/2019 7:50:00 PM)

    Thank you Prabir Gayen for so many of your wonderful comments.

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/17/2019 9:33:00 PM)

    A sublime piece of poetry! My great pleasure reading it time and again! To MyPoemList (Report)Reply

    Bharati Nayak(1/21/2019 7:52:00 PM)

    Dillip, I am so grateful for your many appreciative comments.Thank you so much.

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (1/17/2019 8:16:00 PM)

    CONGRATULATIONS! This is a very nice and tender love poem selected as the member poem of the day. Love blooms like rose in full sky in lap of green leaves and protected by thorns. Love is very peaceful and fragrant. This love song is full of divinity and this is sung for God. God is light of beauty and power of creation. A great worthy poem is deeply penned with devotion. This is an outstanding poem as per my opinion. Thank you very much for sharing this. God's love is eternal..10 (Report)Reply

    Bharati Nayak(1/21/2019 7:56:00 PM)

    Many many thanks Respected poet Sri Kumarmani Mahakul for your kind support and encouragement.

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  • (1/17/2019 6:42:00 PM)

    A stunningly beautiful tribute to the Almighty. Loved reading it! A very well deserved Poem Of The Day! Congratulations, Bharati! (Report)Reply

    Bharati Nayak(1/21/2019 7:58:00 PM)

    My humble thanks, Richard Wlodarski for your kind appreciation.

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (1/17/2019 4:37:00 PM)

    A heartwarming and inspiring poem of the day.
    Congrats, Bharati for being chosen...10+++++++++++++
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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (1/17/2019 4:23:00 PM)

    The three closure lines of this beautiful poem
    convey a deep eternal faith and bond with God
    Almighty.
    Wonderfully written. Congratulations for a well deserved accolade.
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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (1/17/2019 4:18:00 PM)

    A wonderful and powerful spiritual write
    that captures the greatness and goodness of
    God Almighty. It expresses in beautiful detail
    and vividly depicted His
    infinite and eternal attributes: omnipresence,
    omnipotence and omniscience.
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  • Bill Cantrell (1/17/2019 3:42:00 PM)

    I adore your poem, from a gentle heart this has been penned, be proud my friend and congratulations for well deserved poem of the day! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/17/2019 3:25:00 PM)

    Congratulations dear Bharati! enjoyed reading your poem! 10+++ (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/17/2019 12:37:00 PM)

    In my happiness and darkness!

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

    Stay blessed always.
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  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (1/17/2019 11:17:00 AM)

    Most beautifully written, Bharati. Heartiest Congratulations.
    Truly deserving. Be blessed......10
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  • (1/17/2019 9:48:00 AM)

    ÝOU' are that presence Which is ever present In my happiness and darkness.A beautiful thought about God and His mark in our Joy and sorrow sublime. (Report)Reply

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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (1/17/2019 9:40:00 AM)

    ÝOU' are that presence A beautiful pious thought.. Congrats being featured in POD
    Which is ever present
    In my happiness and darkness
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Poem Edited: Monday, August 28, 2017


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