FOOD FOR HEARTY MINDS

Stilling Journey

The smell of rain has dawned upon,

The flowers are ready to blossom yon,

Time has stilled on in a somber foregone,

The break of dawn is cracking into morn.

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Light spreads on our petals as we glow,

Resonating with nature as we go with the flow,

A tranquil blessing while we start to grow,

And breathe life into the seeds we sow.

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We stop our journey on the ladder of success,

And observe the veil of what we possess,

Caressing the art that we’ve carried to assess,

Musing upon what we cannot access.

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An artist would look at his stark contrast,

Stalling creation as he takes a repast,

Thinking about the world he’s wants to go past,

In a ship driven by his creative mast.

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Nature’s beats go on as before,

A pause is what we would like to have more,

To dream of casts and carve them to store,

Fulfilling our dreams as we head to the shore.

Awarded ‘Poem of the Week’ at Jingle Poetry for this entry: Stilling Journey

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50 responses

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  2. oh My!!
    thats a beautiful poem there..
    the imagery created is breathtaking beautiful 🙂
    and watta perfect pic to go with is..
    pretty perfect 🙂

    February 20, 2011 at 4:56 am

  3. Absolutely rhyming and great flow !
    Loved reading it at a single go,
    Did not pause, did not even breathe.
    and the beauty of it stole my speech!

    February 21, 2011 at 5:59 am

  4. beautiful vishwas.. my potluck.. http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/06/04/metamorphosis/

    February 21, 2011 at 8:14 am

    • Thanks fiveloaf,I liked your latest post:)

      February 26, 2011 at 1:39 am

  5. Jessica

    Lovely use of rhymes to put across this message. I like the idea of wanting time to think about our lives.

    http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2011/02/21/home/

    February 21, 2011 at 11:20 am

  6. colorful and beautiful words…

    smartly done.
    Thanks for the support.

    A++

    February 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm

  7. loved it. very beautifully crafted anand.

    trisha
    http://mydomainpvt.wordpress.com/2011/02/20/free-soul-20th-feb-2011/

    February 22, 2011 at 11:55 am

  8. nice. as always great rhymes scheme…i really like the stanza about pausing on the ladder of success and the veil…nice, it spoke to me…great write..

    February 24, 2011 at 4:59 am

  9. Wonderful words here!
    Loved how you built it up expressing the desires, fulfillment and everything in between and beyond..

    Love xx

    February 24, 2011 at 10:21 am

  10. Oh… so beautifully put, V!! We dream of something, and work our way towards that dream.. but often, in the process, we forget to pause and marvel at our journey thus far…
    If we took more of those pauses, we will be appreciate ourselves and our lives much better…

    “In a ship driven by his creative mast.” — I particularly liked this line a lot, my friend.. to me, it was the perfect description of a well-crafted life many of us try to live..

    A really lovely and thought provoking one shot!

    February 25, 2011 at 2:01 am

    • Thanks Kavita for your encouraging comment:)

      February 26, 2011 at 1:52 am

  11. Stunning beauty within these words… nice rhyme scheme once you connected with the flow.

    February 25, 2011 at 6:23 am

  12. dan

    I enjoyed the way the poem progressed, stopping to pause on the ladder of success. Deep meaning wrapped in each stanza. Well written.

    February 28, 2011 at 4:26 am

  13. How lovely. A fine contribution to our Potluck. Thank you!

    Poem on …

    March 4, 2011 at 5:22 am

    • Thanks Jamie,glad that you like it:)Happy to participate:)

      March 28, 2011 at 2:03 am

  14. Excellent rhymes. Enjoyed the read.

    March 14, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    • Thanks mstevensson,glad that you like it:)

      March 28, 2011 at 2:03 am

  15. very perfect one.

    A++

    March 14, 2011 at 5:38 pm

  16. beauty….a magic with the words…

    March 16, 2011 at 1:53 pm

  17. move on and vacation for fun…

    thanks for linking.

    A++

    March 28, 2011 at 2:05 am

  18. Oh yes, how I would like to do that.

    March 28, 2011 at 5:40 am

  19. what a beauty. it sure fits in this one too.

    trisha
    http://mydomainpvt.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/free-soul-28-3-11/

    March 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm

  20. Hey Vishwas my first time here and this one kept me hooked:)

    ‘A pause is what we would like to have more’my favorite line!:)

    Good day:)

    March 29, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    • Thanks Raksha, welcome to my blog:) Am glad you like it:)

      April 3, 2011 at 12:49 pm

  21. This is indeed a lovely journey! I enjoyed it 🙂

    March 31, 2011 at 3:22 pm

  22. Hi Viswas,
    I am happy to announce you that your poem submitted to poetry potluck has been selected the poem of the week .

    http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/2011/04/poem-of-week-sat.html

    April 2, 2011 at 8:42 am

    • Thanks a ton Uma, am so honoured:) Thanks for your encouragement:)

      April 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm

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  24. Beautiful poem with great rhyming and flow…..

    September 11, 2011 at 3:20 pm

  25. excellent flowing verses, with a lots of references to nature. my feeling about this poem is that the poet in a moment of creative blank page, ponders his options. how he is going to move forward, how can he access the next step in the ladder of progression. but being an artist its in his nature the talent and ability to bend and break shackles in name of art. (he jumps on board the ship, driven by his creativity)
    beautiful poem, thanks for sharing this in the poets united poetry pantry. otherwise i would have missed a great read.

    September 12, 2011 at 3:03 am

  26. Beautiful .. and I like the rhyming words ~

    September 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

  27. Wonderful – thank you!

    September 25, 2011 at 2:31 pm

  28. Vishwas,

    I am pleased to have discovered your poetry via Poets United.
    This poem is a most delightful journey through life itself. Alerting us to be thankful for what we have and enjoy.

    Eileen

    September 26, 2011 at 12:08 am

  29. It is like a song, with the rhymes and the regular rhythm.

    September 26, 2011 at 8:53 am

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