Aniruddha Pathak

Gold Star - 91,535 Points (25.05.1941 / Godhra - Gujarat)

Death Is My Friend And Yet - Poem by Aniruddha Pathak

When a river in sea subsides,
Alive unto sea it still lives,
So does life, to death when abides,
Departing, birth to new life gives.

On giving birth to a new life,
Udders flush with milk, ma cow
Turns to newly born calf in love,
Death too is with milk of life rife.

Drops of rain, a great life giver,
Die soon as fall upon parched earth,
Whilst falling into a river,
They die as well but not their worth.

So Death cometh no life to end,
Nor with breath ceasing the life ends,
Life to a new journey extends
To make fresh start; Death, thou art friend!

And sure indeed, Death be my friend,
This I know as everyone knows,
And yet, when Death is close at hand,
I wonder where my wisdom goes!
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Musings | 02.07.10 |

Topic(s) of this poem: death

Form: Quatrain


Comments about Death Is My Friend And Yet by Aniruddha Pathak

  • Malini Kadir (11/29/2013 10:02:00 PM)

    deep and very thought provoking..... (Report)Reply

    Aniruddha Pathak(1/5/2019 6:21:00 AM)

    My apologises for not visiting this page and being so tardy,
    I'm trying to improve and meanwhile let me wish you very
    happy 2019. Also, thanks for this feedback. Death is my
    favourite subject perhaps, and I've written many poems
    on the subject.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Sunday, September 23, 2018


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