Rajesh Thankappan

Gold Star - 11,424 Points (Guwahati)

Rajesh Thankappan Poems

81. How I Wish For A Glass Of Wine 5/29/2013
82. The Bull And The Bear 5/13/2013
83. 'Sense' Or 'Impulse' (A Sonnet) 4/30/2013
84. Caw, Caw, Caw... 4/11/2013
85. The Bull And The Cart 4/11/2013
86. Sweet Thoughts 11/27/2016
87. A Long Lost Toy 10/27/2016
88. Help Me To Steer My Ship (Dedicated To Lord Shri Krishna) 10/27/2016
89. Love 10/27/2016
90. A Resolution 10/27/2016
91. Mr Ding And Mr. Dong (A Poem For Kids) 10/27/2016
92. Just Imagine For Once 10/27/2016
93. The Milky Way 9/15/2016
94. Prickly Thorns 9/15/2016
95. Love Immortal 9/24/2016
96. A Wish 9/24/2016
97. The Kerala Backwaters 9/13/2016
98. Migration 10/12/2016
99. A Baby's Smile (Nursery Rhymes For Children) 3/31/2016
100. Little Drisya (A Poem For Children) 5/13/2016
101. A Supplication -Ii 5/28/2016
102. A Donkey's Song (A Poem For Children) 6/1/2016
103. A Futuristic Shop 2/12/2016
104. Two Facets 2/6/2016
105. An Indomitable Spirit 2/25/2016
106. A Potpourri 7/12/2015
107. The Sparrow – An Unlikely Hero. 7/12/2015
108. A Perception 4/21/2015
109. If… 5/7/2015
110. How Marvellous... 6/7/2017
111. A Renunciation 6/10/2017
112. The Brave Giraffe (A Poem For Children) 7/9/2017
113. Croak, Croak, Croak 4/30/2013
114. A Pig In The Sky 4/16/2013
115. Contentment 2/25/2014
116. Travels 4/11/2013
117. We Often Think… 5/29/2013
118. Down The Ages 3/16/2014
119. Beauty Recasted (A Sonnet) 3/15/2014
120. An Offering 3/20/2014
Best Poem of Rajesh Thankappan

Divine Fate

Are we no more than mere puppets
Remote controlled by the secret strings of fate?
Or are we just a passing eyewitness
Watching a puppetry show being staged?

Life seems dependent on planets and stars
That has already cast our lot,
Destiny seems to set a bar
A hurdle unbridgeable by the best of efforts.

But have we not seen people
Navigate cheerfully unhindered by fate?
Surdas and Milton wrote to create ripples
Though their worldly visions had barricaded gates.

So, if ‘fate' is our master who rules and governs
On efforts invested can't we a...

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I Set A Candle

I set a candle
On the table
And waited for you to come.

The candle shed
Tears of wax
And hardened on my face numb.

I sat waxing

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