Arti Chopra

Rookie (16 Nov 1953 / Jammu)

I Dont Pray - Poem by Arti Chopra

I dont pray...
what will people say?
I tried to chant,
but I found I cant,
temples and rituals,
not my cup of tea,
something even better,
which lets me be me...
I talk.every minute..every hour to Him,
dont need quiet, nor the light to be dim,
Hes my friend, my saviour, always with me,
to every question, every happening,
he holds the key,
amazes me with solutions,
which I, thought could never be,
stuns me with his grace,
my cup never empty..
we converse on any topic
any question in my mind,
He answers in His unique way,
always gentle, always kind,
and when things dont go well,
as sometime they are ought to do,
i Know He is there to help me,
and steer my way through,
Have faith he seems to say,
This too shall pass...
every obstacle is to learn from,
but how many know that...alas
live life to the fullest, Hold my hand and follow me..
I am always there for long as you love me.

Comments about I Dont Pray by Arti Chopra

  • (9/6/2006 1:12:00 AM)

    hey arti...
    i can relate to this poem of yours..
    i guess most of us have a problem differentiating between faith n rituals...
    if one doesnt follow da superficial rituals of a religion, it is smhow assumed that he/she is not a believer! !

    nice write 

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  • (8/5/2006 10:05:00 AM)

    Yes, you are absolutely right!
    you know i read 3 of your poems back to back and I'm loving them: D

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

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