RAJ NANDY

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** The Candle Stand - Poem by RAJ NANDY

**THE CANDLE STAND

Tears of sorrow keep dripping down
on the candle stand of life,
As our body melts like wax at the feet of
the brass stand!
A new wick is required to be inserted
once more,
To make that burnt out candle to light-
up and glow!
-Raj Nandy
15 Mar 09
New Delhi


Comments about ** The Candle Stand by RAJ NANDY

  • (9/10/2009 1:19:00 PM)

    very subtle and spiiritual, few lines tells all.lovely poem from you.
    ritty
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  • Kesav Easwaran (6/29/2009 5:31:00 AM)

    the burnimg out candle has always been the most loving thing to poets to symbolise human life...good poem Raj...liked your unique way of mixing philosophy beautifully on the candle symbol there...thanks...10 (Report)Reply

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  • (5/6/2009 9:31:00 AM)

    'A new wick is required to be inserted once more, ...' Hmmmmm...I don't know. I'd replace it with a new candle, instead of a wick. New life. Life.death..rebirth..cycle...Good imagery though.
    Keep on Rajda.
    Cheers.
    Subroto
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  • (3/18/2009 1:53:00 AM)

    What a beauty, what a beauty......... (Report)Reply

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  • (3/15/2009 12:09:00 PM)

    very deep reflection on life, man's plight- introspective 10


    Mamta
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  • Indira Renganathan (3/15/2009 2:18:00 AM)

    A special poem to light the minds...great10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 15, 2009



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