Pushyami Vemulapalli

I Looked Back - Poem by Pushyami Vemulapalli

As years pass by
I started to grow older and older
When in moments of solitude,

I looked back,
Only to find that
Down the memory lane,
A set of frowns and flaws
Waver to and fro in my mind
I wonder whether the vacillations
In the mind ever come to a stand still

I looked back,
Only to find that
Life’s a bundle of promises,
Wishes unfulfilled,
And feelings unsaid.
I laughed at the silly things that
Bothered me once upon a time.

I looked back,
Only to find that
Destiny is not a matter of chance
But a matter of choice
Even then…………
We hesitate to accept the
Things as they are,
And alas!
We hesitate to change
And thus
I looked back only to find that
“Change is the way of life”

Comments about I Looked Back by Pushyami Vemulapalli

  • (12/22/2009 11:15:00 PM)

    exactly my views...loved the way you laugh at yourself and life (Report) Reply

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  • (12/22/2009 8:47:00 PM)

    very true..destiny happens or do we chose it..we are destined to chose wrongly sometimes...you have said it very well (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 22, 2009

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