Anita Sehgal

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Sleeping Beauty - Poem by Anita Sehgal

The fair face of the earth glows softly in the darkness of infinity,
Held aloft magically in the deep swirling oceans.
The brown blanketed in rich green,
Clouds in varying colours hover on its brow.
A sleeping beauty in the giant universe….
Moving rhytmically on a preordained path in the vastness..
An aura of deep tranquility pervades…

The deceptive shell of harmony cloaks seething fires.
Within violence and discrimination rage,
Greed and power play, rules,
poverty and hunger abound.
Discord overshadows goodness.
Pregnant with this diabolical burden…
She floats Unmindful..
Mother Earth, how can you be so blissful?
What shall emerge out of Thy womb?
A monstrosity or shall the hidden divinity finally, arise?


Comments about Sleeping Beauty by Anita Sehgal

  • (8/13/2014 9:28:00 AM)

    this was a very beautiful write. i liked its theme. it was lovely.
    nice write.
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  • C. P. Sharma (11/14/2012 1:48:00 AM)

    A thought provoking poem, very well penned..Sleeping beauty is blissful but the vibrant illusive 'maya 'is its concubine. A balanced handling of the two brings joy in life. Whenever there is excess of either, the hidden divinity arises from within us. (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynab Kamoonpuri (10/27/2012 3:28:00 PM)

    A great poem indeed! Esp admird d lines, blanketed in rich green'. And d last line sums it superbly! Wow. (Report) Reply

  • Melvin Banggollay (10/24/2012 10:03:00 PM)

    great piece madam, a master price of an eloquent tongue and a prolific mind. (Report) Reply

  • (10/16/2012 10:27:00 PM)

    A gifted writer to see and share in such depths. (Report) Reply

  • Kelvin Owusu (10/7/2012 7:10:00 PM)

    this is an excellent piece of poetry such a beautiful write (Report) Reply

  • (10/1/2012 4:59:00 AM)

    Its a while since a write is so beautiful and so (how i feel) that i shed a few tears.... i am a pagan and i adore mother nature, she is who i choose to praise and these words feel like they were written just so my eyes may actually rest upon them....One word i rarely use... your newest fan...Perfect! tyvm (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (9/27/2012 6:53:00 AM)

    Unmindful of a seething cauldron within, Mother Earth continues to spin enigmatic and alluring! A lovely poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • (9/16/2012 7:32:00 AM)

    Mother nature and her naughty children! beautiful sleeping beauty! an interesting poem! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (9/9/2012 9:02:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem - love the first line of the second stanza, very insightful. (Report) Reply

  • (9/9/2012 7:52:00 AM)

    Two distinctly different views of reality, Paradoxes skilfully brought out. A question at the end bearing the answer too. Very good (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (9/8/2012 12:06:00 PM)

    Very poignant write here (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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