Abha Sharma

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Metamorphosis Of A Reader - Poem by Abha Sharma

So many words
So much to read
Poems, stories, dramas,
Articles, essays, treatise.

A reader reads them
Reading makes him fervent
Comprehensive brain bristles
Momentous thoughts enthused.

He pens them down
Get added to the knack

All poets should gloom
On this reader’s doom.

Poetry now is orphaned
Leaked from the poet’s pen
Impatiently awaits
A reader’s glance.


Comments about Metamorphosis Of A Reader by Abha Sharma

  • (5/28/2008 4:17:00 PM)


    it is not so easy to loose one's tale at the nymph stage I am afraid... alas... I shall keep puddling along.. one Peace at a Time.. aroha (Report) Reply

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  • (5/25/2008 11:34:00 AM)


    you are write poetry has few takers, but i think we at ph have become avid readers of fellow poets. i for one really feel stimulated by all the good works and feedback. (Report) Reply

  • (4/27/2008 9:55:00 AM)


    I have found that poets of the world are brothers and sisters. They are not separated by age, distance or time. A fellowship of care and understanding abounds as it links. Knowing that the words that are penned reach appreciative eye...make the rhyme complete. (Report) Reply

  • Sadiqullah Khan (4/25/2008 2:37:00 AM)


    we need some happy poets too...call them over :) (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2008 7:17:00 PM)


    So many poems....so little time....is the way I feel sometimes....I wish I could read them all...for every word is like a child born onto the page....let free....let go...and can't be taken back....but they can grow nurture and inspire...so we must let them go... (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2008 5:09:00 PM)


    soooooooooooo true.... keep writing

    ----*over and out, the devilz work is done*-------------
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  • Dipika P (4/22/2008 8:29:00 AM)


    would just sum up in one word...'GREAT! ' (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2008 7:01:00 AM)


    i read it simply as the metamorphosis of a reader into a poet who eagerly awaits to see how his wk will b recd by the readers... (i guess this is how we all on ph hv metamorphosed frm being readers into poets) ... (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2008 3:07:00 AM)


    Impatiently awaits
    A reader’s glance... The poem is interesting and fascinating, and it leaves the feeling as if for a moment the eyes of the reader and the poet meet...
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  • (4/21/2008 10:19:00 PM)


    'poetry is a devils wine.'' you must have read this. this is what i believe in and feel a poet can never lie. your poem is so good and touches the heart. thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (4/21/2008 10:35:00 AM)


    'Poetry now is orphaned
    Leaked from the poet’s pen
    Impatiently awaits
    A reader’s glance.'

    Love these lines too. Your poem deserves more than a glance, though. Very skilfully constructed.
    F
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  • (4/21/2008 2:45:00 AM)


    This poem is so good as it's very different from the rest and talks about words which are unique as replaced they can't be. All these things are reflected in this poem of yours. (Report) Reply

  • (4/20/2008 10:38:00 PM)


    Very nice, i enjoyed this as it is so true, as we write from our hearts, minds, and experiences we penned them accordingly and we then at that moment only give birth to a new beginning...... Bonnie (Report) Reply

  • (4/20/2008 3:20:00 AM)


    Poetry now is orphaned
    Leaked from the poet’s pen
    Impatiently awaits
    A reader’s glance

    Beautiful lines. Point well expressed. True - when a poem leaves the preccincts of a poet's mind, it is open to interpretation that is if it is ever privileged to be read.

    I'd like to quote a few lines by Kahlil Gibran

    Thought is like a bird of space
    When in a cage of words
    It may indeed unfold its wings
    But cannot fly

    I am not quite sure if I have it spot on.

    Take care
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  • (4/19/2008 6:31:00 AM)


    Poetry is still alive and well, poetry is more a underground love that few admit and never tell, but it's there for the Masses... Andrew 10 (Report) Reply

  • Vidi Writes (4/19/2008 6:16:00 AM)


    'Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.”

    So says... John Keats.

    So lets strike with strong Jingles.
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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (4/19/2008 1:10:00 AM)


    Most unfortunately, you have hit the proverbial nail smack on its flat head, young lady! The marketing prognosis for poetics globally, in general, is the exact doom & gloom pictorial, as your words so eloquently depicted. However, i was recently told by a reliable published & accomplished poet, that literature in general, in the U.K. still lives, though not nearly as opulent now, as it once was.But he claims it is still a marketable field of the Art's....
    I like this piece a lot Abha....as always your tight-cropt linage is a paragon of mellifluousity....Write on, young lady!

    ~ FjR ~
    ..2008..
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  • (4/18/2008 1:53:00 PM)


    poetry is basically dead in a sense, people listen to music for their poetry fix (Report) Reply

  • (4/18/2008 12:24:00 AM)


    There seems to be a lot of poets today, who write a lot, who write and write, whatever just comes to their minds, out of their varying moods, but who hardly find any time for reading other people's good poetry; those are the neurotic book-keepers of their own bloated egos of modern days.
    I read a lot more others' good poems, such as yours, dear poetesse, than I could be writing myself. First there has to be a true inspiration before I'd take to penning anything new down..
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  • (4/13/2008 10:03:00 AM)


    Perhaps the metaphor that poetry is an orphan hits too close to
    the mark for some of your readers, Abha, but I don't think you've
    overstated your case. Poetry is NOT as popular as other forms of
    literature, that's for sure. But poetry has rewards enough for the
    discerning reader, not the least of which is giving pleasure by
    appealing to the various senses of sight and sound and color,
    as well as appealing to the emotions and the appreciation of beauty.

    Keep reading and writing! Michael
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 29, 2009


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