Tirupathi Chandrupatla

Light Casts A Shadow - Poem by Tirupathi Chandrupatla

How long do we
Remain in darkness?
Let's move into
Well lighted place
Let's now realize
Our true values.

Light, my friend
Blinds my eyes
Light shows ages
Pain affected faces
Young and old
Black and white
Rich and poor
Separates into classes
All those divisions
We never knew before
Light casts a shadow
Eclipse of the soul
It keeps following
Everywhere we go.

In darkness, my friend
There're no differences
All remain equal
Peace'll prevail
Darkness' what I like
Don't throw any light
Let me stay this way
Let me get some sleep.

Topic(s) of this poem: light

Comments about Light Casts A Shadow by Tirupathi Chandrupatla

  • (7/19/2013 9:46:00 PM)

    a beautiful on light and shadow. well done. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/23/2013 10:50:00 AM)

    I LOVE YOU POEMS: D! ! Please when you have time, check some of my poems too. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (5/12/2013 7:10:00 PM)

    Thank you David for your mention of light of hope. If we carry some of the good aspects of darkness into daytime I think we will reach a new height. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (5/12/2013 3:06:00 PM)

    In the deepest darkenss there is a little ball of light called hope. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (5/11/2013 10:40:00 AM)

    I agree, in darkness all we need is a voice,
    how we look does not matter.
    Thoughtful and well written.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 6, 2014

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