ramesh rai

Gold Star - 25,822 Points (13.12.1955 / howrah)

Dilemma Of Flower - Poem by ramesh rai

What a bud will understand
one day she has to blossom
a beetle will flutter about her
to sip her nectar of life

Her beauty will enamor the world
she does not know
one day her petal will wilt

She does not know if one day
she will be plucked by the gardener
n will be sold in few coins

She does not know if she will be
made captive under hair lock of any beauty

She does not know if she will be
offered on any corpse

She does not know if she will be
a garland of any conqueror
who has conquered all evils of life

She does not know if she will be
made an offering to any God

She does not know if one day
her color will be fade

She does not know if she will be
smiling to see the children
playing in the garden
kissing her face

She does not know if she will be
trampled by any demon or
by any innocent pedestrian

Her dilemma will end with her life.


Comments about Dilemma Of Flower by ramesh rai

  • Hazel Durham (9/22/2012 6:27:00 AM)


    Great poem about the innocence and vulnerability of nature and mankind's daily battles with everyday life never knowing the outcome! (Report) Reply

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  • (9/3/2012 10:53:00 PM)


    this is beautiful...and it is nice that the flowers' dilemma is not her alone but the poets' also and i think she is happy in giving the scent and beauty to others when we worry on her fate.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 28, 2012



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