CALICUT, November 25, 2012- Do we search for answers without knowing the underlying basis? Are we open to the same answers when they naturally seek us?
Travelling through unbiased darkness I saw light,
Upon my prejudiced face it stood, dancing in circles,
Completing empty circuits I played with the source,
Like an egotist trying to fit himself to a T.
Salvaging pride, cutting across the dimming night,
Men and women escaped into the darkness,
But I had to find it- as I was the only one to see it,
It reflected in corners, as I reflected on edge,
Reading my raging mind, it leapt into the night.
I grappled with the temptation-like an egoist,
Failing to find his last shred of generosity.
Days went by, and nights stitched bleakly along,
Then on a similar night I stood as a light danced on,
Savouring the moment, I halted my rabid thoughts,
I waited in eager anticipation and it leapt up to me,
Enlightening me with the wisdom I wouldn’t forget,
A pearl can seldom be sought as it’s too rare to get,
But finds its master when it’s his fate to be met.
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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