DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK


A Riddle Poem - Poem by DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK

A riddle poem
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Nodding a polite face
On a chilly December evening
It warms you up
Close to your glossy-dull surface
Of your skin, it cuddles up
Through your fingertips
It laces to make a nest in your heart
And claims younger lungs at last
It rings around your face and nose
And seduces you to its addiction close
Its prey your delicate mind becomes
As after your oxygen it runs
It's the black child of a white father
A wingless bird flying
Even to clouds further
Closer to it you come, you shed tears
Spending for a moment with it
Makes you feel cool and collected
As in ignorant bliss you are left suspended
But the longer the company
The greater is the chance
To be withered at its hand
Now tell me what it is, my dear friend

Topic(s) of this poem: riddle poem


Comments about A Riddle Poem by DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK

  • Saheb Mohapatra (11/4/2014 5:25:00 AM)

    great way to present a riddle...........good message.........great imaginations.......thanks (Report)Reply

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  • (11/2/2014 3:17:00 AM)

    such a wonderful poem on silly cigarette..........................marvelous... (Report)Reply

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  • Geetha Jayakumar (11/1/2014 11:41:00 AM)

    Fantastic riddle. I read it but since I couldn't guess, I didn't try the riddle. Now answer is known. Beautiful way you have asked riddle. Loved it, and kept me guessing.... (Report)Reply

    (11/1/2014 1:38:00 PM)

    Many many thanks......Geetha........It's cigarette and its smoke.......I am humbled

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  • (11/1/2014 2:43:00 AM)

    Wish it were a little more difficult, Deepak: -) (Report)Reply

    (11/1/2014 1:37:00 PM)

    Many many thanks......Pradipji........I am humbled

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  • Valsa George (11/1/2014 12:54:00 AM)

    It's the black child of a white father
    A wingless bird flying
    Even to clouds further

    A beautiful riddle poem! You have given such details that would make anyone curious! Shall I give you the answer? Is it cigarette and its smoke? ? ? Quite a clever write! Top marks!
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    (11/1/2014 7:35:00 AM)

    Yes you are right it's cigarette and its smoke.........thanks a lot Valsa and I am humbled

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  • Bhargabi Dei Mahakul (10/31/2014 6:11:00 PM)

    The greater is the chance, to be withered at its hand.....very beautifully composed a riddle poem and shared. Great work and excellent writing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 31, 2014

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 1, 2014


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