Sathya Narayana

Gold Star - 7,247 Points (12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)

Atonement - Poem by Sathya Narayana

It was a broad moon light robbery.
The theft was notified
and the bandit was identified.

Ala, but under the Romantic Penal Code
there is no court and no plaint.

In fact it is the culprit
who is loved the most
and the lost gets the nemesis
of living the life left
in total emptiness!

But, no regrets,
it is atonement
to be bereft of heart!

Topic(s) of this poem: heart

Comments about Atonement by Sathya Narayana

  • Queeny Gona (9/6/2013 7:27:00 AM)

    Very mysterious and mystical write dear uncle. I am decepted by the fore lines of the write but on knowing the intent that the culprit is loved most I got the heart of the writer. Wonderful.

    But I understood it in another way too uncle!
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  • (8/27/2009 1:25:00 AM)

    a very soulfully romantic piece....well done sathya (Report) Reply

  • (10/19/2008 4:41:00 AM)

    A robbery of the heart, it can only be atonement. Bob (Report) Reply

  • Sarwar Chowdhury (9/8/2008 7:09:00 AM)

    a 10 for this fine composition.........thanks (Report) Reply

  • (8/24/2008 2:05:00 AM)

    I can't think of any words that give this poem the justice it deserves, except...Wow! Such beauty. (Report) Reply

  • (8/5/2008 7:38:00 AM)

    a well vivid concepts....well done... (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (7/31/2008 6:02:00 AM)

    A beautifully executed word picture. Well done Sathya. Poetry if surely for the full and satisfied life whereever we live. Keep up your production. Greetings from Cornwall U.K. (Report) Reply

  • (7/25/2008 9:29:00 PM)

    totally legal but there is beauty of verse..this is an interesting write and a well composed one, it is different and sylish..10

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  • Rajaram Ramachandran (7/25/2008 7:33:00 PM)

    This is the world we are living in-a nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2008 12:13:00 PM)

    The theft of the heart is the most heinous crime but has no punishment whatsoever. How smartly you have written this small yet sweet poem. best wishes, arya (Report) Reply

  • (7/23/2008 11:22:00 AM)

    one of a kind poem, very meaningful. good writer.........thanks (Report) Reply

  • (7/22/2008 4:02:00 AM)

    very well penned. likede it a lot. (Report) Reply

  • (7/16/2008 6:09:00 AM)

    Just beautiful!

    Enjoyed reading it: D

    Will come back for more!
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  • (7/6/2008 3:45:00 AM)

    It is not the 'gift' from outside of us that rewards. It is that which is dicovered when one 'ATONES' to that which comes through self examination. I enjoy your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Yuri Duraan (7/4/2008 3:57:00 PM)

    Deep insight and said with beautiful words.... it works perfectly (Report) Reply

  • (6/26/2008 7:20:00 AM)

    satya, you present this romantic 'case' very smartly in this lovely piece... i liked...10 (Report) Reply

  • Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (6/21/2008 1:36:00 PM)

    A very well written poe and delightful to read, good work. Loyd (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 26, 2017

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