Anita Sehgal

(Delhi)

2 Be


In suspended animation of Now
Why can't I just BE?
With no baggage of the past
And no worry for the future
With nothing to pursue
And nothing to prove
BUT FOR THE JOY OF NOW!

I do not wish to become anything
I just wish to BE
To experience the magic of being alive,
To see the unfolding wonder
of the phenomenon called LIFE,
To admire life's variety
in all its facets.

To explore, to feel, to share the divinity within'
which ties us all in a single thread of consciousness.
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Submitted: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, July 03, 2012

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  • Rookie - 328 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/7/2013 2:29:00 AM)

    If for one such moment you can consciously be
    Unburdened by the past or by futures fear decree
    Free you will be in spirit and soul indeed
    And as a Buddha a new life lead
    Moment to moment living life intensely
    And that is what God initially ordained us to be.............

    Very good work and Madam, I invite you to visit my page and offer your esteemed comments (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 137 Points Joe Breunig (10/15/2013 3:07:00 PM)

    An enjoyable piece; BEING versus DOING, it's part of the human condition we all must endure, DO, BE, DO, BE, DO - perhaps Frank SInatra had it right all along; loved the concept of your poem.


    -Joe Breunig,
    Reaching Towards His Unbounded Glory (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,093 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/21/2013 12:16:00 PM)

    Fantastic write. yes, to explore, to feel to share the divine within.....single thread of consciousness..Good message..Enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,011 Points Heather Wilkins (6/13/2013 10:19:00 AM)

    drop the baggage of the past and don't worry about the future is the simple way to live. Let the future take care of itself. great thoughts. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,759 Points Valsa George (12/3/2012 4:44:00 AM)

    To be Now for the mere joy of being Now and to BE to explore, to feel and to share! ! Oh! What great philosophy and what profound thought! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,879 Points Neela Nath (11/25/2012 7:43:00 AM)

    So nice philosophy! To be in present, not to look behind. Really, life is a phenomenon. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,879 Points Asif Andalib (11/19/2012 10:59:00 PM)

    To be alive, exalting and enjoying the life seems enough to so many wise people. Beautiful write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 38 Points Amitava Mazumdar (11/19/2012 9:33:00 AM)

    religiously written with a self always trodding within. indeed a good penning. pl. read my poems and offer comments if you can. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,496 Points Walterrean Salley (8/23/2012 12:54:00 AM)

    With so many demands on our daily lives, I think we all would simply like to relax, and not worry about yesterday nor fret over tomorrow. Sometimes, we simply need to “stop, and smell the roses.” A lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 248 Points Captain Cur (7/6/2012 5:04:00 PM)

    This is a most sublime poem.
    Living in the now is the most simple, yet impossible
    task for humankind. I tend to live in the I better do
    it now or it will never get done, then don't do it
    anyway! But right now I am enjoying you now! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,308 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (7/4/2012 11:21:00 PM)

    If we think this way, we may have to give up many of our traditional values..Once upon a time, I thought like this and then
    To explore, to feel, to share the divinity within'
    which ties us all in a single thread of consciousness.
    I realized the truth as you have written in the last paragraph.
    Well written verses! 10 marks.. (Report) Reply

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