indira babbellapati

Rookie - 106 Points (visakhapatnam, india)

' Self ' - Poem by indira babbellapati

It has been telling me
Many a tale
Of woe and joy
In infancy

I cried.I smiled
At the tragic tales
At the happy ones
They thought I was in pain

They thought I was smiling at them!
As I grew up, it remained
My companion
An unfailing friend

Reliable
Trustworthy
My bedrock; my rock support
My pole-star

My adventure
My silent witness
My direction

My guardian-angel
My journey
My destination too

This self
Beyond gender
Beyond time

That always floats like
A ripple on the river
That always remains

A lotus in a pond


Comments about ' Self ' by indira babbellapati

  • (3/26/2013 9:24:00 AM)

    I know the men loved this one Hard to find such submissive behavior I've always fought for woman equal rights (Report)Reply

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  • (9/14/2012 12:02:00 PM)

    a soulful, mystic poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 24, 2013


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