Ravinder Kumar Soni

Gold Star - 30,162 Points (05/04/1944 / Delhi)

A Way Out - Poem by Ravinder Kumar Soni

I am languishing in the today that is not of my choice;
I am made to wait for the dawn of a new bright day
That will certainly rise only to remind me of this day spent
Not learning the lessons that make up my past,
The past made up of yesterdays that can never return.

Sitting at the edge of the fluid freely flowing time
I am left to dip in its depth my right-hand forefinger
And without raising any ripples on its surface
Try to trace
Impermanent patterns that I alone can read;
No meaning derived can be ignored.
The future holds new meanings and a firm resort
And therefore, by itself validates my wait.

Topic(s) of this poem: experience, patience, time, wait


Comments about A Way Out by Ravinder Kumar Soni

  • (7/15/2019 11:01:00 PM)

    Today is yesterday tomorrow.All yesterdays we have spent. Today, is the only One where we may complete. We know of no more. A poem of depth.

    Thank you for your kind comments.
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  • Lyn Paul (12/6/2018 4:15:00 PM)

    We do not realise how precious time is until we feel we are running out of it. (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (9/26/2018 2:20:00 AM)

    Sitting at the edge of the fluid freely flowing time
    I am left to dip in its depth my right-hand forefinger....wonderful poetic expression! A beautiful poem (10)
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  • Khairul Ahsan (6/30/2018 10:48:00 PM)

    The two stanzas are beautiful in two different ways; the first one introduces the thoughts spiraling in the poet's mind about the present and the past, the second validates the poet's conviction that it is worth to wait patiently for the future which 'holds new meanings and a firm resort'.
    Congratulations on this wonderful poem being selected the 'Member Poem of the Day'!
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  • Kelly Kurt (6/30/2018 6:35:00 PM)

    An excellent write, Ravinder. Congratulations. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/30/2018 5:37:00 PM)

    Excellent poem Ravinder..congratulations for poem of the day.. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/30/2018 3:00:00 PM)

    main aalis main aaj mara ja raha hoon
    halaan k aalsi nahin ban-nq chqhtq hoon
    hamesha naye din ka intzaar karta hoon
    kyon ki har roz boredom main mara jaa raha hoon
    guzri zindgi se kuch nahin seekha hai
    ab pachtatay ro raha hoon
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  • Captain Cur (6/30/2018 12:32:00 PM)

    Thoughtful poem about time, the meaning of our own personal life, and our path forward, forever forward.
    A brilliant second stanza!
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  • Anil Kumar Panda (6/30/2018 12:09:00 PM)

    Impermanent patterns that I alone can read
    No meaning derived can be ignored
    The future holds new meanings and a firm resort
    And therefore, by itself validates my wait....everyone is fighting his own battles. No one can understand better what you are going through than yourself. Very nice and congrats.
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  • Riza Braholli (6/30/2018 11:08:00 AM)

    a very nice poem. congrats and thank you Ravinder Kumar Soni... Riza (Report)Reply

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  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (6/30/2018 9:37:00 AM)

    Brilliant write...well thoughtful poem that's is so fine to read and easy to relate.
    Congrats for being chosen as the POD... I vote 10
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  • Akhtar Jawad (6/30/2018 7:08:00 AM)

    Congrats, the poem you written must be having your own meaning, I understand it as many peace lovers are waiting when two fighting neighbors will forget their past and will write a new love story. (Report)Reply

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  • Adrian Flett (6/30/2018 6:38:00 AM)

    A great glimpse into the mind and the processes within. Thanks, Adrian (Report)Reply

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  • (6/30/2018 3:11:00 AM)

    a thoughtful poem with message's of hope and understanding? ...….well written Ravinder (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/30/2018 2:59:00 AM)

    The future holds new meanings and a firm resort
    And therefore, by itself validates my wait.......so touching and true. A beautiful porm.Thanks and congratulations for being choosen this poem as POD.
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  • (6/30/2018 2:51:00 AM)

    Seems a thought most of us, most of the time keeps the mind agitating. Agitating for what, not sure. beautifully crafted quite realistic picture. Congrats for being at the well deserving position. Thanks for sharing. X (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (6/30/2018 1:30:00 AM)

    Ravinder, such an excellent poem of the day... congrats for being chosen....10+++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (6/30/2018 1:25:00 AM)

    And without raising any ripples on its surface
    Try to trace
    Impermanent patterns that I alone can read. these lines are very poetic dear poet and you are very much positive in your thinking. when we read your poem. we also become positive....... thank u dear poet. tony
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  • Robert Murray Smith (6/30/2018 12:50:00 AM)

    Dear brother. You are finally given a poem in this category. About time for a brilliant poet and thinker.
    This poem is perfectly balanced in words and thoughts. I. too, like dipping into poetic time. This is where we find our past.++++++10

    Brother
    Robert
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 22, 2018

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2019


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