Rajesh Thankappan

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An Introspection - Poem by Rajesh Thankappan

Into the dark recesses of my elusive mind
I tiptoed silently with candlelight;
To thoughtfully watch the curious mind
That proliferate thoughts, away from my sight.

I would like to discover ‘who I am’
The ‘who’ the ‘I’, the stranger lurking in me,
Get introduced to him as well as I can
Advice ‘him’ in the light of the vision that I see.

The real ‘I’ in ‘me’ is a reclusive being
Elusive, evasive and always self-justifying
I caught a glimpse of him prancing and fleeing
Into the dark wilderness where he lives in hiding!

Comments about An Introspection by Rajesh Thankappan

  • Valsa George (12/19/2014 11:32:00 PM)

    What a paradox..... We are strangers to ourselves! The real 'I' in me is always hiding! How 'I' appear outside is only a fake and the' I' here is only my shadow! The last stanza is an icing on the cake! Enjoyed much! (Report) Reply

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  • Queeny Gona (9/27/2013 11:47:00 PM)

    The real I in me? Great introspective write of yours is really wonderful! (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan (6/28/2013 9:49:00 AM)

    Yes Nasarudheen, it is a primordial truth. (Report) Reply

  • Rajesh Thankappan (6/28/2013 9:40:00 AM)

    Thank you Survi for having gone through the poem and liked it. (Report) Reply

  • (6/28/2013 1:15:00 AM)

    great poem with the best title and description
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  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (6/27/2013 11:05:00 AM)

    It is a good poem that arouse the Bhagavat Gita sloka,13: 1.Kshetra Kshetragna explanation in me. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 29, 2013

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