Nikunj Sharma

Hunger's Hold

Bubbles surface; disrupt the calm
The mind can't find, the key to
the heart's vault, where desires
tempests echo.

A cold morning ray bounces off
the gleaming edge, acids climb up
high on litmus of heart.Soft cushions
stay far, elusive as a foggy horizon


A lonely dropp may be a prelude
to a rich harvest, but the time is
now, the day is today, fingers
desperate to snap, to grab.

Color blind eyes, blood stained
gold pulled out, a leaf separated
from tree of life. Cold stone stands
on dark fossilized dreams.

Joys grab at quick roads, that
lead to doors of nothingness.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 24, 2009
Poem Edited: Thursday, July 7, 2011

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  • R. H. PeatR. H. Peat (6/18/2010 1:53:00 PM)

    Nice poem. I like the metaphor.
    a poet friend
    RH Peat

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  • Kaycie Cooper (12/30/2009 1:07:00 AM)

    It's so descriptive, every line paint a portrait.
    It's a very beautiful poem :)

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  • Ershad MazumderErshad Mazumder (12/14/2009 9:03:00 PM)

    I liked this piece of poem very much. It really sounds poetic.

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  • Maria ShipkaMaria Shipka (12/7/2009 8:34:00 AM)

    The mind can't find, the key to
    the heart's vault....
    as often it happens to all...excelent poem. Thank you for sharing :)

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  • Edith Soffia Bech (11/25/2009 1:09:00 PM)

    That's a real beautiful poem :)

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  • Ezna StephnaEzna Stephna (11/9/2009 5:12:00 AM)

    joys grab at quick roads, that
    lead to doors of nothingness......... why nothingness i cannot understand
    joys grab at quick roads, leads to door of peace and happiness........ you must think and write it again, as it is a very meaningful poem.......10

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  • Sally Plumb Plumb (11/9/2009 3:04:00 AM)

    We must have the depths to enjoy the heights... I understand you.

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  • Surya . (11/9/2009 3:00:00 AM)

    a bold and beautiful poem.fine theme.
    voted10
    surya

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  • Deborah CromerDeborah Cromer (11/8/2009 10:42:00 PM)

    Seems to be some suffering inside this one? Up against a strong force that shows no mercy. Good details written in to describe comparisons and feelings. There is something about this one that seems dangerous? I like it. You have put some wild thought into the making of this one. Nice work! Debbie

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  • Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (11/6/2009 3:49:00 AM)

    fine poem. awesome poetry

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  • Lynda Robson (11/2/2009 10:43:00 AM)

    A very profound piece that holdsthe readers attention from start to finish,
    Thanks and a 10 from me
    Lynda xx

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  • Shamik Kumar BoseShamik Kumar Bose (11/2/2009 7:18:00 AM)

    I like the spirit of the poem, the words in imagery. Very nice,10

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  • bye bye... bye bye (11/1/2009 7:42:00 PM)

    'The world you cannot change
    ease your heated soul!
    Only one thing can you do
    another person well.
    this already that much
    the stars themselves will smile
    but one starving person less
    means one brother more.'

    Swedish poem (Stig Dagerman) freely interpreted by me. We must start man to man. Thanks, Nikunj!

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  • Ency BearisEncy Bearis (10/31/2009 4:27:00 AM)

    Remarkable poem...a profound piece...very nice....10

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  • Ravi SathasivamRavi Sathasivam (10/31/2009 2:57:00 AM)

    Beautifully crafted poem.
    Compelling piece. Great
    Enjoyed reading it
    Thanks for sharing with me

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  • Ken E Hall (10/30/2009 3:16:00 AM)

    A classic poem indeed with words so well chosen
    hungers hold gripped and sold to the reade with passion
    well done +++++10
    Been away on hols for a week with no computer
    regards

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  • Sonya Florentino (10/29/2009 11:14:00 PM)

    hunger itself is good...but what we hunger for makes all the difference....

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  • Sandra Fowler (10/29/2009 9:24:00 PM)

    It is poverty of spirit that causes indifference
    to the plight of others. I agree with John
    that compassion begins one person at a time.
    An excellent thought provoking piece.

    Kind wishes,

    Sandra

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  • Eyan Desir (10/29/2009 5:50:00 PM)

    Nice flow..good write

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  • Marilyn LottMarilyn Lott (10/29/2009 8:49:00 AM)

    Your words are chosen carefully and are filled with
    such emotion. You obviously write from the heart. An
    excellent poem! '10! '

    Warm Wishes,
    Marilyn

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