Tanmayi Mukundan


Close Your Eyes, My Angel - Poem by Tanmayi Mukundan

Close your eyes, my angel,
For now, you will see,
The wonderful, peaceful world
That once used to be.

Close your eyes, my angel,
In that world, you will feel
Gentle hands of love and
Laughter, for wounds to heal.

Close your eyes, my angel,
Your feet will take you where
No angel has ever returned from
And no pain shall trouble you there.

So close your eyes, my angel,
Here, your memories shall remain just
For that was where you came from
And that is where you shall rest!


Comments about Close Your Eyes, My Angel by Tanmayi Mukundan

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (7/18/2014 9:45:00 PM)

    Its a lullaby to a heart weary of turbulence. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/18/2014 3:38:00 PM)

    very moving, strikes a chord with us all I'm sure. excellent. (Report)Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (7/18/2014 3:22:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem. Very tender and delicate expression of love and hope for eternal place. (Report)Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (7/18/2013 1:05:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem, great repetition and very well crafted. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/18/2013 9:21:00 AM)

    well written truly beautiful..................................................... (Report)Reply

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  • (7/18/2013 9:05:00 AM)

    Words have an eternal feeling. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/18/2013 5:12:00 AM)

    well written, so well done! (Report)Reply

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  • (7/20/2012 4:46:00 AM)

    congrats for having selected this poem as the poem of the day....it is nice bringing deep felt pain as we read on.... (Report)Reply

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  • Malini Kadir (7/20/2012 4:02:00 AM)

    I love the lines Close your eyes my angle very much! ..........a sweet escape from the sourness of reality is it? (Report)Reply

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  • Chijioke Akujuobi (7/19/2012 9:46:00 AM)

    What a beautiful way to express death... I guess... A solemn one! (Report)Reply

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  • Ugoh Ifeanyi (7/19/2012 8:33:00 AM)

    Congrats on the award..nyc choreographic display.
    D poem is a gud one
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  • Godfrey Morris (7/18/2012 10:37:00 AM)

    Most beautiful, Most inspiring and tranquil piece. A joy to read. (Report)Reply

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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (7/18/2012 12:48:00 AM)

    congrats, Tanmayi, for having this poem selected as the poem of the day! It certainly deserved to be one...it's a beautiful poem...yes, our inner worlds hold so much wealth indeed, enough to last a lifetime... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 21, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, July 13, 2012


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