Seema Jayaraman

Gold Star - 14,440 Points (24 Aug / Mumbai)

Reminiscence - Poem by Seema Jayaraman

I have laughed so much
till every spring, brook and river
gurgled, churned and roared
joining me in my joy

I have hurt so much
till the whole universe
vibrated and shuddered
racked in my pain

I have agonized so much
till my curled crumbling body
rose howling into the winds
dispersed in Saharan deserts

I have moaned so much
till every breath I took
was an avalanche in Everest
throwing up shredded Ice

Now all that pain
a faint remembrance of past
whence the girl, poured out
all the hurt, lost in path of love

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Copyright ©Seema Jayaraman, Mumbai 23Jan2006 All Rights Reserved

Topic(s) of this poem: remembrance

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Reminiscence by Seema Jayaraman

  • Hans Vr (11/17/2015 9:54:00 AM)

    Superb poem,
    Fantastic ending.
    I love it.
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  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (11/4/2015 1:46:00 PM)

    Birth of a child - a painful process, brings plentiful of joy. It makes life worth living. Beautiful poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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