VIPINS PUTHOORAN


*blessings*

Poem by VIPINS PUTHOORAN

The eyes of twilight gaze at a candle,
Burning under the baluster of a churchyard.
Breeze fluctuating its flame softly,
White doves of love fluttering their wings
And murmuring the words they've ne'er spoken,
Under the eaves they unite and praise God
Priests of the past preaching salvation-
At the red-carpeted pulpit of people.
But the lambs sleep under the sea of sin
Leviathan stirs in their ears
Lo! Heart of man is the art of God
And in sculptured minds purity fade
Blessings are still there from God
Still there- flaming for us
But our hearts desire darkness as always
O'Come closer to the light,
That burning for you and me.
Come closer to the light,
That melts like a candle.

Topic(s) of this poem: light


Comments about *blessings* by VIPINS PUTHOORAN

  • Sally Plumb Plumb (10/7/2017 3:26:00 AM)

    Good word play for me.Most enjoyable.(Report)Reply

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  • Valsa GeorgeValsa George (9/1/2012 4:17:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem with the back dropp of the sanctum sanctorum with the candle burning down and God's love flaming for us, we sinners, groping in darkness! ! Great diction! !(Report)Reply

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  • Shivani YadavShivani Yadav (7/16/2012 1:41:00 AM)

    Heart of man is the art of God.
    But his sculptured mind is fading its purity.....these are the two lines I loved and thought about deeply, really loved this one :)(Report)Reply

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  • Queeny GonaQueeny Gona (4/2/2012 5:06:00 AM)

    I don't have words to comment upon this master piece which portrays the mind of human in simple words yet in powerful way. Thanks for sharing!(Report)Reply

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  • Sara FielderSara Fielder (1/25/2012 8:13:00 AM)

    The combination of words here are very touching. Thank you for sharing this image. Peace, S.(Report)Reply

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  • Robert Beck (1/1/2012 1:38:00 PM)

    What wonderfully creative and thoughtful mind you have, another excellent poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Walterrean Salley (12/8/2011 11:25:00 PM)

    I too think that the 'blessings from God is still flaming for us.' And hopefully some day, we will come to this realization, and 'get the light burning for us, ' before it 'melts like a candle.' Very profoiund. Thanks.(Report)Reply

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  • Jacqui BroadJacqui Broad (11/4/2011 2:04:00 AM)

    This is wonderful poetry! We are all like candles in the wind...I loved the line, 'Heart of man is art of God'...contemplatingly beautiful...(Report)Reply

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  • Harindhar Reddy (10/28/2011 5:19:00 AM)

    Jeepers-creepers! It has been highlighted in the poem as modern man is moving away from god, away from nature, away for humanity, away from good, he rushing like fool for bad things. These line have become my bowl of cherries...............

    'I gazed at a candle light in twilight
    Burning under the baluster of a churchyard
    And its flame fluctuating in soft breeze,
    Can be withered its wick in a wild wind.'
    Noble work with noble passion - A well articulated and drafted poems of yours. Two hands went up - one to pray god to change the attitude of the little man and another for the poet for his noble message. Perfect 10+++++++(Report)Reply

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  • Kevin PatrickKevin Patrick (10/26/2011 4:16:00 PM)

    Its a joy to read something that has a spiritually enlightened message, and meditates god as being a journey and not the destination. Very serene and pure of Joy.(Report)Reply

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  • Neetha SasidharanNeetha Sasidharan (10/18/2011 6:44:00 AM)

    open the door, instead of complaining of noise, when oppurtunities knock on ur door! !
    u aptly conveyed this message - nice poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Sd TiwariSd Tiwari (10/1/2011 5:32:00 AM)

    A nice poem. Good set of words used. Blessings from God always flame but everyone wants to live in dark. Full marks 10(Report)Reply

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  • Christina Phan (9/25/2011 11:27:00 PM)

    This is meaning of blessing and you did very fanastic job doing that. Keep up the fanastic poems you put out there.10+++(Report)Reply

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  • Unwritten SoulUnwritten Soul (9/25/2011 1:20:00 AM)

    Coincidentally i'm also working by the subject of candle...hahahathis is great poem and blessing from Him we found when we see the light...Beautiful and like it soo much Vipin-Unwritten Soul(Report)Reply

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  • Allemagne RoßmannAllemagne Roßmann (9/24/2011 4:40:00 PM)

    Wonderful assimilation of poetic altitude in its blessed form in your writings..well done(Report)Reply

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  • Stefanie Fontker (9/24/2011 8:11:00 AM)

    A very beautiful write. I love your poetry, you are slowly making a name for yourself with these fantastic poems, my friend.(Report)Reply

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  • Hans VrHans Vr (9/24/2011 7:08:00 AM)

    Great images underline the sound philosophy,
    expressed in these very nice verses.
    Let us all treasure the light.(Report)Reply

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  • Crimson Love (9/23/2011 1:05:00 PM)

    An amzaing poem, Your choice of words are indescribable, So beautiful.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 23, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 9, 2015