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BANGALORE, 21 June, 2012- Can we envelop ourselves with the questions we seek answers to or merely pass them off as trivial anomalies?

 

If we grey in thought, do we gray in mind?

And if the world were to consume shades of gray,

Would it make the world less black and white?

Could we choose our dreams at night,

If the stars of brilliance invoked our senses?

Or accept them as they are pre-ordained,

Even as we have the right to choose our destiny?

In an opinionated world where matters matter,

If one man proposes and the other disposes,

Is it a sin to disagree to agree while agreeing to disagree?

If we sharpen our wits to proclaim a different existence,

Are we extraordinary in substance but unearthly in spirit?

If we question ourselves and our solemn master,

Would our question become our reigning master?

Or a slave? To belittle the question and seek an answer?

If the world were flat and I spoke to you elliptically,

Would my words be directly elliptical or elliptically direct?

Has humility become a divine virtue to possess?

When it was never to be disowned-yet one to digress,

If we saved our face when we had none to show,

Did we avoid an embarrassment or create a new one?

If I conclude by saying that I haven’t had my final say,

A moot question: did I already create a conclusion or confusion? 

 

Vishwas Anand of Bangalore is a published poet and writer.His poems have been published in journals: The Copperfield Review, The River, The Nexuss, Four And Twenty and featured in online websites like One Shot Poetry, Jingle Poetry and Poets United. He is also an Ezine Articles expert author.

His articles and poems have appeared on GingerChai and Aquillrelle. He currently writes at his own blog column as well.  



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Vishwas Anand

Vishwas Anand of Bangalore is a published poet and writer. A student at IIM-Kozhikode, Vishwas muses upon life and the little details that make people and the world around him tick. He believes that life charts its course as a product of one’s actions and feels that the human mind can be hypnotized into seeking what is good for it, regardless of the concomitant desires. Poems are a way of taking one on a path of solace where journeys are sketched to bridge the conflicting gaps in society.

His poems have been published in journals: The Copperfield Review, The River, The Nexuss, Four And Twenty and featured in online websites like One Shot Poetry, Jingle Poetry and Poets United. He was awarded ‘Poem of the Week’ at Jingle Poetry for his poem: Stilling Journey. He is also an Ezine Articles expert author. His articles and poems have appeared on GingerChai and Aquillrelle. He currently writes at his own blog column as well.  

 

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