Stories & Poetry

An ode for Swirling Life

LifeLet me live today, Allow me the love today;

Why your love has so much bias-ness,

When I have selfless love;

Why your heart sulks & smile frowns,

While I try to make some shimmer around;

Why do the logics demean,

While the hollow words are keen to win;

Why does my act of cordiality,

Rattles you uprightly;

Why do my questions brings tiff,

While their answers can be a bliss;

Why can’t you see a rainbow in me,

Instead of a dark night;

Why is my only passion,

Waiting to be curtailed soon;

You make me feel as an egg, made to be broken,

But I am atomic, not made to be shaken; 

So, Let me live today, Allow me the love today;

What will that prejudiced bond give you,

When you wish to obliterate similar affinities;

Don’t just mock of other bonds,

They’ll be back with a bang some day;

If you can’t nurture them merrily,

Leave them in their cushion gladly;

Why can’t we have an aura of smiles,

Witnessing small moment of joys;

Why are laughter & happiness far apart,

And dismay & glum hug our every part;

Why the close kinship seems spurned,

And the far off society obligates the run;

Do, Let me live today, Allow me the love today;

Why can’t we practise humanity,

Against the backdrop of religion;

Why can’t your experience fail,

And a young maturity win;

Why can’t the words of wisdom,

Have a home in the soul;

Why should your regimen,

Smother down another mind;

Why can’t I live my own life,

Let me live today, Allow me the love today!

Give me a chance to be an angel !!

I really dunno what all things are triggering me to write up short poems. But I’ve felt that the heart has to speak out someway or the other. When the heart pains & eyes drop tears, lot of words wait to be written. There has to be a route, and what better can be than penning them down?

Life’s teachings gathers up “maturity” in us and takes away that innocent “childhood” far away never to be remembered. The ties get muddled up day on day & the impulse to fix them fades away.

Life is indeed not a bed of Roses, but a path full of thorns. We have to fill up the space with roses to have a fragrant, happy & enjoyable life. Every day the teachings are different & promises to self are contrasting. One day the thorns will have to relish the fragrant roses and feel happy with their presence. That should keep us motivated enough to go on in life & keep on spreading love and fragrance!

Till then, have a great day ahead!

Jhilmil

Quest to live the life surrounded with the charming little bundle's of joy. When they speak, I sing, When they smile, I rejoice , When they hug, I hold them never to lose, Such is my passion for these Gifts of God.

This love urged me to navigate separately from my Travel Blog & establish an "All-In-One" Blog for budding mothers. Mum's have multi-tasked this world ,with all her professional commitments , she still makes an extra effort to be a loving, caring and be an intellectual mommy! Cheers, for me too come from the same fraternity, post having a superb academics & close to 8 years of professional experience and blessed with a little one "who has indeed changed my life from Autumn to Spring";)

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50 Comments

  1. Deep feelings venting out in the form of such a lovely poem.

    1. Thanks Judy:)

  2. Great poem and words of wisdom. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks Kasia:)

  3. Lovely poem. I sometimes get into the Poem-zone and I can think of only poetry those times

    1. Same happens with me Tina.. Sometimes certain situations trigger the poetry out of me:). Thanks for the appreciation!

  4. collegeceliackc says:

    I love the phrase “life is indeed not a bed of roses, but a path full of thorns.” Life definitely has its challenges, but it’s so important to still live in the moment. Thanks for the reminder!

  5. Wow. Pretty powerful writing

    1. Thank you so much Elizabeth for liking it:)

  6. Great lines.. Great poetry.. Totally loved it

  7. Rachel says:

    Sometimes the best way to say something is through prose. ?

    1. That’s so true Rachel! Sometimes heart gets so much burdened that it has to find a way to come out:)

  8. A lovely poem and great things to think about.

    1. Thanks, Glad you liked it:)

  9. I wish I could live even one day like a child.. carefree and free from all the so-called ‘Maturity’…

    1. Really..gone are those days of carefree-ness & innocence!Dunno how to get them back.

  10. It was almost therapeutic to read this poem … !

  11. Very well written. Shows your beautiful thought process.

  12. Thanks jhilmil for such a lovely Poem…Great poem

  13. Thanks jhilmil for such a lovely poem, Loved by reading it, Great!!!

    1. thanks Prameela! Great you liked it:), It’s what I feel sometimes of my life!

  14. Awesome poem nice written…Lovely to read this !!!

  15. Such a very lovely and heart touching Poem…

  16. What a lovely poem, great writing skills.

  17. talented! I find it very hard to make poems though i love writing!

    xx
    lau

  18. Loved it. Nice lines

  19. Very nice thoughts in the shape of poem 🙂 loved reading this !

  20. Be it para, essay, prose or poem, it is necessary that you bring out whats inside. Nice message through this one,

  21. Nice words.

  22. you are cute, keep on writing poems

  23. Lovely prose! It’s a gift. Keep rocking!

  24. Great lines, great poetry, fab read

  25. i love poems. other than a blog i think poetry and music is the best way to express yourself.

    1. That’s true, poetry is a great way to express!

  26. This was a heartfelt post! I so agree that life is not a bed of roses but it is in our hands to ensure we have a fragrant life.

  27. That’s an emotional poem, when the emotions can’t find words to speak then it’s always better to write them down.

  28. wow such a lovely poem, thanks for sharing.

  29. Loved this one. I tend to love writing poems too but Im never able to rhyme them well. Though the thought flow turns into words so easily.

  30. Very beautifully written poem with great rhyming words. Wish i could write such beautiful poetry. Really like those words…. Life is indeed not a bed of roses……

    1. Thanks you so much Minakshi!!

  31. Thats a beautiful and touchy poem loved reading it..

  32. Nisha Malik says:

    Wow you write poems.. Such beautiful poems? I really loved it.

  33. Papri Ganguly says:

    So g a lovely poem It is. Beautiful read.

  34. Its beautiful, feelings direct from heart turned into word. Should write more often.

  35. Beautiful poem you plays with language.. LOve it

  36. Deepa Shri Rajan says:

    How nicely you have written it . It’s the feeling or voice of many people, pls keep writing

  37. poems are a great way to vent out – and you write poems very well.

  38. Wow!! Such deep and lovely thoughts!! Well written 😊

  39. Such a lovely poem. So well expressed!!

  40. Beautiful worth reading!!!!!!!!!!!

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