A Prayer - Poem by RAJ NANDY


In my imperfect life many things have
remained unsaid;
So many deeds have been left undone!
Yet I see the sun the moon and the
stars that shine above,
All performing to perfection; -
Obeying YOUR will with utmost devotion!

Despite my imperfection and unperformed
YOU have not ceased to love me still!
Now with the evening drawing near ;
Please accept O Lord the scented flowers
Of my love and veneration,
Along with my prayers of thanksgiving,
So that I am not held guilty
of unrequited love!

-Raj Nandy, New Delhi
11 Jun 07

Comments about A Prayer by RAJ NANDY

  • Vidi Writes (1/11/2009 5:06:00 AM)

    This Life is a great puzzle
    To solve its Intrinsic roots
    One has to study within
    Thats the real Prayer.

    Wonderful perception
    True self realization
    Dear poet, this prayer
    Is straight at his feet.
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  • (12/18/2008 3:40:00 AM)

    meaningful prayer reconnecting directly with the Higher essence (Report) Reply

  • (9/25/2008 8:35:00 AM)

    wow a real beautiful prayer
    great write +10
    regards anjali
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  • (9/11/2008 1:05:00 AM)

    Lovely prayer to the Lord! (Report) Reply

  • Ershad Mazumder (8/15/2008 9:56:00 PM)

    He is the greatest lover. He is the creator of all lovers. He loves devils and saints both. I am His devil poet. Insanity is my dress. Immorality is my religion.I disobey Him. He still loves me, because He is promised bound. He can not break His promise. I can, because I am not HE.
    I am in conflict with HIM. I shall set fire on HIS throne. I want to see HIM weeping.
    Thanks for your traditional piece.
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  • (7/19/2008 9:44:00 AM)

    A prayer with a magnetic pull straight leads to Lord's grandeur, very well composed prayer for sure Lord would listen to hear it as a melody again and again
    brilliant work 10+

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  • (4/26/2008 2:34:00 AM)

    a beatifil prayer. it is so amazing how nature performs its miracles. i never stop to wonder. we can learn valuable lessonsfrom it. your poem has a smooth flow of wordsand reflects your calm acceptance and surrender. (Report) Reply

  • (9/13/2007 5:24:00 AM)

    You have a fine way with words. Keep up the excellent writing through your wonderful thinking and mind. (Report) Reply

  • Rajaram Ramachandran (6/17/2007 8:40:00 AM)

    This prayer leads to a total surrender to God despite one's imperfect life. This is simple and meaningful prayer indeed. (Report) Reply

  • (6/11/2007 1:37:00 AM)

    nice poem Raj, a good thought in to it.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 10, 2011

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