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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Sounds of Silence

All the world's gone dark,
You could bring the lost light.
All the sky has gone grey,
You could spray it blue bright.

Beneath all the exhumed truth,
Lies an obfuscated proximity.
Behind all the promising faith,
Pricks a familiar uncertainty.

I wish you can see it -
A subterfuge to be broken.
I know you can change it -
To a world so ebullient.

Is it an inviolable sin to ask,
A mind to share the joy.
Is it an arrant mistake to wish,
A hand to wipe the tears dry.

To look back is dreadful,
A messy scurried past.
To look forward lies with us,
A future that is not yet lost.

I wait here for the benison,
It may be today, or never.
I stand here as the sentinel,
It could be impermeable forever.

6 Expressions:

Navneeth R said...

Semma da dai .. Too good ... dosent deserve to be in a blog ... shud be n black and white ...

Chiju said...

@Navneeth
Thanks man!

Vibushan L Narayan said...

beauty of poetry is that we can come to our own interpretations and I did have mine :) (used a dictionary though ;) ) Good one da :)

Chiju said...

@Vibushan
Very true thing about poetry! And that is why its such a good medium to hide truth you don't wanna reveal! :)

Swathi Vaidyanathan said...

From Blogger to poet eh!!!! Looks like u r doing ur vocabulary exercises now-a-days. Nice one da.

Chiju said...

@Swathi
Thanks ka! :) You are the inspiration! :) One of these days I'm going to post the ones you wrote! :) :P

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