Somanathan Iyer


At Times


At times I am sane
treating life as a bane
welcoming end as a boon

At times I am lost
Brooding over lapses of past
And future looming fraught

At times I feel shy
With nothing in favor to vie
Hopes proving pie in the sky

At times I gather courage
Ignoring problems as mirage
Confidence scoring a message

Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 29, 2013

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  • Valsa George (6/23/2013 12:53:00 AM)

    A nicely crafted poem, rhyming beautifully! Everything depends on how we look at life! (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/18/2013 9:25:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem. Each of the feelings is simply natural and finally you gather courage to gain confidence. Please read my poem 'One Brick at a Time' when you have time - it complements your poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (6/18/2013 2:51:00 PM)

    We all experience periods of pessimism and optimism, or ups and downs. Well expressed here Somanathan. (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (6/17/2013 9:17:00 PM)

    written on decently on modern theme and the craft of the poem is high.. i like it.. (Report) Reply

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