indira babbellapati

Rookie - 106 Points (visakhapatnam, india)

' A Small Attempt To Capture... ' - Poem by indira babbellapati

there's the sea
there's the sky
the moon and the wind too
a picture perfect setting
for you and i
you aren't you
i'm not i

inheritors of the promordial fire
we're just the carriers of the
principle that governs nature
to probe and penetrate
the mysterious and mystic
depths and spaces
teasing man for eons
to undo all the knots
to unravel our existence
at each penetration
at each probing
to reach that fleeting moment
of non-existence
severed from the body connect
detached from the earth-bounds

the elements will never cease
the fire will keep burning
you'll not be you
and i'll not be i


Comments about ' A Small Attempt To Capture... ' by indira babbellapati

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/12/2016 4:37:00 AM)

    The mystics of life! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • (7/15/2010 5:56:00 AM)

    The second and the last stanzas are marvellous. The inevitable trends of live have been effectively implied. (Report) Reply

  • Gita Ashok (7/6/2010 3:09:00 AM)

    the elements will never cease
    the fire will keep burning
    you'll not be you
    and i'll not be i

    Wonderful and thought-provoking lines!
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  • (6/23/2010 4:53:00 PM)

    'to reach that fleeting moment
    of non-existence'

    Rachel Ann Butler
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  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (6/22/2010 11:07:00 PM)

    extremly well and well appealing. marks 10 (Report) Reply

  • (6/19/2010 2:22:00 PM)

    Perfect.! ...........under one roof two chracters live as one but there are two souls? (Report) Reply

  • (6/17/2010 9:16:00 AM)

    While it is true that there is nothing
    new under the sun, this is a very compelling
    piece of work. Excellent, Indira.


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  • (6/14/2010 12:27:00 PM)

    :) . and one thing is diffinite about me, God breathe life into me. :) . the rest, the flesh is belongs to the universe. but that soul of mine, is the lords.. :) .

    the poem has some truth. :) . the carbon is you may have been shared by einstein or newton, or King Solomon. :)
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 13, 2010

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 13, 2010

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