Sanjukta Nag

Gold Star - 21,168 Points (05-07-1992 / India)

Soil In My Blood - Poem by Sanjukta Nag

I never have dreamt of being a bird
Or wanted to swim tearing the airstream.
Every time I cut my heart
I bled on the bare breast of gravity.
I wear the clothes of its confidence
I’m fed on its fidelity
And I’m too earthy to detach it from me.
I planted poems everyday deep in the ground,
The tree is growing larger than life now
And laughing softly by emitting
Shades of green around my existence.
This is me, no wings, only limbs,
Climbing it slowly to reach for white clouds,
While my roots are still singing
Inside the ceaseless core of mother earth.

Topic(s) of this poem: earth, poetic expression, poetry, roots

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Soil In My Blood by Sanjukta Nag

  • Liza Sudina (11/5/2015 1:59:00 AM)


    ONE big thought or idea depicted by poem - integrity is what I value a lot! (Report) Reply

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  • Seema Jayaraman (11/3/2015 10:08:00 PM)


    A big salute to this poem, amazing insight and use of words so artistically describes the evolving poetess journey.. Every time I cut my heart
    I bled on the bare breast of gravity.. liked these lines very much. thanks
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/3/2015 9:51:00 AM)


    An elegant poem so nicely presented. I like it very much. Many thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/3/2015 7:38:00 AM)


    Touching bases of human heart....remain grounded and being humble is the solid message you gave by this crafty poem..........Loved it SN...and u know the rating, don't u! (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/3/2015 6:58:00 AM)


    On the bare breast og gravity. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Vishal Sharma (11/3/2015 3:33:00 AM)


    sometimes my mind struggles to choose ur best creation then i remember all the creation by u r the best...! shine on....! (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2015 1:51:00 AM)


    you write so well you give us hope
    thanks-10
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  • Rajnish Manga (11/3/2015 1:42:00 AM)


    I am spellbound by the dazzling beauty and configuration of the choicest words that makes it a pleasant reading experience. Thank you, Sanjukta ji. I would like to quote a bit from the poem: I planted poems everyday deep in the ground / The tree is growing larger than life now / While my roots are still singing / Inside the ceaseless core of mother earth. (Report) Reply

  • Simone Inez Harriman (11/3/2015 1:38:00 AM)


    Lovely poem Sanjukta. Beautifully penned. Much enjoyed....10 (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (11/3/2015 1:31:00 AM)


    A very elegant poem, Sanjukta. Thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015



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