Life Personified Poem by kunjubi varghese

Life Personified

How strange is the platform of life

That exists with an origin unknown

And whose destination unseen!

We are mere individuals

Jinxed with squint eyes and colour blindness

Unable to decipher the hues of life!

But lo! How vibrant is the essence of life!

How luminous is the play of colours in our life!

They are a prelude to our vociferous existence.

They add limericks to a derelict mind.

It precipitate to a hackneyed routine.

Are they not the nuances of an incandescent living?

They are a hymn to a life of harmony.

And they emanate from the subtle aura of the soul.

We embark on our sojourn to earth

With spots of red blood, all over us.

Do they convey an unread message too?

The blue skies and deep ocean denote a truthful vision.

Though the purple fruits of distress hit us quite often.

Green leaves and trees show us the hope of eternal life;

Orange flowers, lend us strength and endurance;

The yellow sun that shines signifies honour and loyalty;

And the black terrain connotes the ultimate end....

Is life's premises not much complicated?

Though it commences with a threat through blood,

And concludes with embellished naught,

Transition of colours from red to black

Epitomizes our journey of life.

What a radiant life we got to live!

kunjubi varghese

kunjubi varghese

Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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