Rema Prasanaa


! E L U S I V E! - Poem by Rema Prasanaa

Plain white sheets I write on.....
one emotionless day stand still in front
its calm cold layers
freeze my fingers,
incarcerate mind’s fervor..
near I hear foot prints on sand
rain drops drizzle...
I hear.... tears from my eyes or
from the clouds above...
on grass I walk and I feel
so earthy, wisteria climbs and
drapes purple flowers on my dreams,
a sparrow so tiny finds a nest
on my bemused alphabets
wind blows slowly so softly and
whispers a secret, a fear
of a secret of a dream I dreamt
I take autumn colors
as its aroma is earth
and it is my color, a survivor
of my amber dreams
rest all shriveled as black, reflecting
life’s emptiness on the edge of a cliff
moving crowd....
as they move forward
no care, no feelings, no love
but flaunts a pale greed....
they move forward, in a hurry
in search of elusive self...


Comments about ! E L U S I V E! by Rema Prasanaa

  • (9/26/2008 8:46:00 AM)


    this poem has so many different images...in the first few verses i thought rain, and a white house/sheets....then sun, grass, darkness again...fall/winter and summer....very beautiful...you are an excellent poet 10/10 (Report) Reply

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  • (9/23/2008 4:30:00 PM)


    A beautiful poem with a world of emotion...nice (Report) Reply

  • Dorothy- A. Holmes (8/7/2008 8:05:00 AM)


    Hello Rema,

    You touched my heart with this beautiful poem, I have been in this place a thousand times. 10! from me...

    Dorothy
    A Poet Who Loves to Sing
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  • Indira Renganathan (8/6/2008 1:56:00 AM)


    Great poem, great poet..my ten claps (Report) Reply

  • Ershad Mazumder (8/5/2008 11:49:00 AM)


    I say, It is really a poem. But I compose on water sheet with a miracle pen.Waves erase it every seconds. Rema its a great job. (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2008 3:22:00 PM)


    You present your thoughts clearly in well written poetic proseand strike a resounding chord with me. To know oneself and accept that you are whatyou are no more and no less is the beginning of wisdom
    I enjoyed your writing ivor
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  • Sarwar Chowdhury (8/1/2008 6:06:00 AM)


    ....a 10 has been clicked for this thoughtful expressions. (Report) Reply

  • (7/23/2008 3:21:00 AM)


    We are all trying to find out the elusive mysteries of life and to where we shall go. It all seems so mystic and surreal. Yet, we love to dwell on this subject as it gives us enigmatic thinking prowess and feel. Thanks for sharing what you have done. Arya. (Report) Reply

  • (7/14/2008 7:51:00 PM)


    This poem is really very nice which describes emotions and the way they seem blank in ones life. (Report) Reply

  • (7/11/2008 12:27:00 PM)


    whoa...very lyrical, i agree with helen...beautiful colors woven through this...as always, your one of my favorites.10/10 (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2008 7:44:00 AM)


    Beautiful, lyrical picture painted with much introspection and emotion. Loved it. HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • Sadiqullah Khan (7/10/2008 1:10:00 AM)


    i felt myself to be with you here, , the lines reflect nature and inner enigma with ellusive words, , , the emptiness in the end, , i like it... (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (7/7/2008 10:59:00 PM)


    tears from the eyes
    the dappled flowers of dream
    the very secret of fear
    and the passing crowd these are all wonders of imagery flow across the plexus of life and living, yet ingenious resolving to a rune by the superb metaphores, wonderfully wrought over the white plain, the very voices over the black board in time and space, well penned,10+, thanks for sharing
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  • (7/7/2008 1:28:00 AM)


    Elusive... now let me see.. is that anything close to enigmatic? ? ? ? ? You have not surpressed much in this one... tis a good Right on the sheets you've written ... aroha (Report) Reply

  • (7/7/2008 1:08:00 AM)


    pain, grief, isolation, emptiness- Rema you have painted very vivid images with your words. i couldn; t agree more (Report) Reply

  • (7/6/2008 11:15:00 AM)


    really nice images i loved them (Report) Reply

  • (7/6/2008 12:12:00 AM)


    great poem with equally great words..u are really good...thanks for sharing..truly deserves a perfect *10*... (Report) Reply

  • Ershad Mazumder (7/5/2008 10:03:00 PM)


    Thanks Rema, its really a good piece. a poetic colour and brush. (Report) Reply

  • Vidyadhar Durgekar (7/4/2008 8:11:00 PM)


    Secret of whispers
    not to fear
    beacuase they
    provide life's fervor..........good one from heart
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  • Satheesan Rangorath (7/4/2008 2:35:00 AM)


    Dear Remaji
    A poem with a lot of imagination.When in search of elesive self senses realises
    beuaty of nature and that leads you to your real nature. That is oneness with purity of love. Love and bliss in ones nature that is also your self. Good poems
    with great scope for thoughts.
    Greetings
    Satheesan rangorath
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, July 11, 2008


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