Rishi Menon

Rookie (12-Feb-1997)

Love's Not Just Blind - Poem by Rishi Menon

What is it that makes me cry
When I'm happy as can be
What is it that makes me want to die
When there's a life ahead of me

What's that feeling of hurt
though I bask in sunshine
What's that fear that lurks
Amidst the party and the wine

What happened to my hunger
I can't eat a morsel
Why can't I even drink water
Despite the thirst.

What is it that fills my heart
With a feeling of pride
Why do I feel dizzy
Like a joy ride

What about my friends
Ones that came calling
And my foes
Those slandering

What is wrong with me
Can't I see
That I'm bound to stumble
Where I'm going to be

I ceased to care for all else
The moment I saw you
And I realized that love's not just blind
It's makes one stupid too.

Ash (Rishi's Dad)

Comments about Love's Not Just Blind by Rishi Menon

  • Nurain Ali-balogun (9/21/2012 10:23:00 AM)

    Brilliant work, it makes one feel foolish too, and I wonder why. (Report) Reply

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  • Philo Yan (9/15/2012 2:51:00 AM)

    What you say is absolutely true. (Report) Reply

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (10/25/2008 8:58:00 PM)

    'And I realized that love's not just blind
    It’s makes me stupid too.'

    Nicely concluded.
    An excellent poem.
    My 10 is added to it with love.
    (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (10/13/2008 4:26:00 PM)

    wonderful write, i am yet to learn art....i am simply wordless,10/10, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • (10/13/2008 7:38:00 AM)

    haha! ! it makes me stupid too........how well said! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 13, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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