Ratnakar Rout

Rookie - 194 Points (28th August 1961 / Village-Boita, District-Balasore, State-Orissa, Country-India)

Crowd - Poem by Ratnakar Rout

Mob rush every where
Entice the onlookers
Swelling up
Crowd in the sands
Crowd in the woods
Crowd puzzles everyone
The temple, the market
The road, the park
Crowd throngs everywhere
Though nothing enthralling is there.

As their thirst is not quenched either
A lone passer by quips restlessly at a safe distance
Witnessing the anxiety of the commuters.
Sound builds, sound breaks
Sound pollutes the atmosphere
Sound is God, which emanates from within
And enthuses the crowd
That sprouts of the vocal chord
And bearable to the eardrum
Can anyone stay peacefully at any place?
When crowd is unmanageable
And sound intolerable

Comments about Crowd by Ratnakar Rout

  • (11/13/2009 9:00:00 AM)

    and also in a crowd during jaganath darshan we do put our mind and soul concentrating in him, oblivious to crowd and sound.....thus attaining that blissful moment.your poem and the observations you have made isperfect about the crowd.good write.best wishes.
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  • Indira Renganathan (4/22/2009 3:13:00 AM)

    Always crowd and noise go hand in hand...too disturbing in India just can't help10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, March 30, 2009

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