(9 -21 / Thrissur (Kerala) / Vijayawada (A.P) , India)

'Catch Them Young' I Say.. - Poem by M.D DINESH NAIR

I will blend two minds and will shout aloud
To the world, ' Here is the final human mind'.
I will infuse two hundred passions in to it and will sing aloud
To the throngs, 'Here is a mind that sans no glory heard ever'.
I will invent two million ordinary mortals and will speak
To their hearts, ' Here is your role model to frame a mind still'.

I search for the minds to be blended
And many minds flash before my eyes.
I like none - 'All are too narrow', I tell.
I search for the minds once again
And many more minds flash by, none appealing.
An agony strikes me, 'Where are those great minds? '

A millenium passes,
In the drought of mothers who give birth to none great
My blending dreams remain as a mirage
And I begin to write an elegy on the death of minds.
In the inner self of my mind that can never be blended with any other
A nightmare roams with all its scaring images.

I will blend two minds one day but I will not tell about it.
Or else I will tell someone to find them and catch them.
' Catch them young', I will tell him.

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  • (4/19/2008 5:45:00 AM)

    Today also such great minds are present but the definition of greatness has changed. Some live and die in obscurity; I am positive that our world will soon see sparks and they would be caught young. Your poems have solidarity and I enjoy reading and thinking over it. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 19, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 20, 2008

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