Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

Spirituality 2 - This Too Will Pass - Poem by Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

The sun rises with a mild hue and a soft glow,
Glimmering and playing the hide and seek,
But nay, this game is just for a while,
For the sun shines brighter now
Touching with warmth the cold lives.
But this healing light does not last long,
The ultra violet rays begin to burn and scorch
The very existence, so precious!

But this burning heat too passes,
The trees lift their heads with courage,
The evening glory smiles in serenity,
And gracefully exits into the dark night.
So the days pass and the night follows,
With summer dreams and winter droughts,
The autumn spelling ripe yellow leaves,
Shedding and merging with the brown earth!

But then again, a retreat into the snow,
The white sheet of nature, so cold -
That chills, like an iced candy!
But the ice and the snow melt too,
Into a warm spring of beauty,
That brings back the glittering smile.
So, there's a bright day after a dark night.
A tranquil peace after the storm's turmoil!

So, life is a sea of changes!
What's in the morning is not
What's in the evening!
Just when one begins to contemplate on
Life's swift movements,
Alas! One has run out of time!
This incredible principle of life,
Startling, yet truthful that this too will pass!

Topic(s) of this poem: spirituality

Comments about Spirituality 2 - This Too Will Pass by Dr. Geeta Radhakrishna Menon

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (9/2/2015 1:29:00 PM)

    Truly, life is a sea of changes, what is in the morning is not in the evening
    So, why be sad on what we don't have as we can get it later.
    A good write
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    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (9/8/2015 12:50:00 PM)

    Thank you so much.

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  • Nel Omofolarin (8/30/2015 7:10:00 PM)

    Deep! The secrete of their happiness is accepting the fact that nothing is permanent...we all can be happy if we follow their path (Report) Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (8/30/2015 9:16:00 PM)

    Thank you Nel!

  • Ayman Parray (8/29/2015 7:59:00 PM)

    Brilliant, mesmerizing, tantalizing. It soothes my soul. One of the best poems ever written. Thank you. (Report) Reply

    Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (8/30/2015 9:15:00 PM)

    As always, deeply grateful for your generous comment, Ayman! :)

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 29, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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