Ranadeb Bhattacharya

Rookie (21/11/1983 / Kolkata, India)

The Inner Me - Poem by Ranadeb Bhattacharya

On the vibrant waves of time,
I am a nameless bubble drop,
Bloated and still floating,
On it’s busy surface top.

On the solitary shores of life,
I am a listless granule still,
In inert submission I lie - -
A humble instrument of Your will.

On the mortal plains of reason,
I am a long forgotten dream,
Of joy and mirth to heart’s content,
Once found in doing silly things.

Over the arbors of liberty,
I am the vast horizon blue,
In repose with sweet serenity,
And tied for all eternity to You.

In the closet of pride,
Where the thirst for power,
And hollow legacies deny,
Many the rights to survive,
I am the unstained butterfly.

At times I am a winged spirit,
With whims void of selfish passions
And often another feckless being,
In the infinite scheme of Creation.

Baptized in the Church of Love,
To the religion of Humanity I belong.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I dedicate this poem to my friend Mr. Jonathan Scott whose invaluable suggestions on poetry supported me through this composition. I also wish to thank the Divine Mother whose blessings blossom as words and thoughts that become poetry and verse.

Comments about The Inner Me by Ranadeb Bhattacharya

  • (11/26/2013 10:35:00 PM)

    Beautiful put to words on this 1 as well.. My friend.... :) (Report) Reply

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  • Sheri Brown (10/9/2013 7:21:00 AM)

    Well I would like to thank you for enjoying my gem Deliver Us from Evil, as I stated we've come along way baby but we still have a ways to go. I appreciate your gem the Inner Me I especially love I am the unstained butterfly. We have a wonderful ability to create, let us fly high. Great poem. (Report) Reply

  • (10/2/2013 4:35:00 AM)

    Wise sentiments, very expressive about self! (Report) Reply

  • (9/28/2013 1:00:00 AM)

    a delightful read, indeed! ! just brought a content- smile in my face.......... (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (9/27/2013 6:02:00 AM)

    Stunning with a powerful message and breathtaking lines! (Report) Reply

  • Princess Lilypad (9/22/2013 4:27:00 AM)

    woah, this is simply BEAUTIFUL. to my gut it goes....awesome. (Report) Reply

  • Cassandra Jasmine (9/19/2013 11:23:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem! It's like the Grand Canyon; carved by the ever-so-smooth river. Gave it a 10 as well! (Report) Reply

  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (9/19/2013 7:28:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem with a fine message. (Report) Reply

  • Beach Girl (9/18/2013 10:58:00 AM)

    I agree with Ozark Mountain, your poem is just beautiful and so well written. Gave it a 10! (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/17/2013 5:49:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem indeed. Loved the way you presented it. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das (9/17/2013 1:59:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem Ranadeb............ (Report) Reply

  • (9/16/2013 4:02:00 PM)

    Flawless, pure, perfect! Thank you, is all I can say. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (9/16/2013 2:35:00 PM)

    excellent writing. At times I am a winged spirit in the infinite scheme of creation. aren't we all. (Report) Reply

  • Ozark Mountain Homegrown (9/16/2013 11:03:00 AM)

    This is so incredibly beautiful...words can not express...This poem moves me very deeply..Written with such insight and wisdom...and most of all, so very beautifully expressed... (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/16/2013 2:55:00 AM)

    nice poem you composed Randeb and your note magnified it there lies beauty at your inner me , within you nice thank you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 15, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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