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Fate

Friends, I’m a person like you
Who has but enjoyment very few
Who do exist on this earth
But unable to lead a normal life since birth.

I can’t see the Nature around
Or the tall buildings that surround
Like you I can’t enjoy the rain**
Nor the sight of beautiful lane.

I was born in darkness
And I do live in darkness
Dark nights alone surround me
I see everywhere dark around me.

Yes, my dear friend I’m blind
Who has full of darkness ahead
But happy am I with this fate
As like you am not a victim of love and hate! **

Submitted: Monday, November 11, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, November 13, 2013


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**Like you I can't enjoy the rain - means that I am unable to enjoy the rain the same way a normal human being CAN.

**Am not a victim of love and hate - means that am not exposed to hatredness and love in a similar manner a normal being is put through.




Dear Readers,
I hope I have been able to justify the feelers of a blind person in a subtle way and not make the readers difficult to interpret the hidden meanings in this poem.

Thanks to all of you who have read my poem and given in their valuable inputs.

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  • Kanav Justa (1/19/2014 11:56:00 PM)

    , , , but still blind eyes can see the things which we cannot see, , , because the sees things from their heart unlike us, , , , lovely write, ,

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  • Muhammad Ali (12/24/2013 11:22:00 AM)

    impressive. very nice poem.

  • Geetha Jayakumar (12/8/2013 10:48:00 AM)

    Very beautiful message Kavya. Blind people lives are miserable as they cannot enjoy the beautiful nature. Loved the way you presented it.

  • Valsa George (11/18/2013 8:14:00 PM)

    People who are born blind donot know how others see and feel. So they don't have great regrets! But for a person who becomes blind sometime later in life after being in light, it will be so miserable! When we see such people we are reminded how lucky, we are to have been born without any deformities! Enjoyed!

  • Bri Edwards (11/13/2013 4:49:00 PM)

    i'll be more impressed if i knew for sure the author is blind. i liked the rhymes. i rarely would rhyme one word with the very same word....darkness/darkness.....but here i think it serves to emphasis the darkness.
    what do you think about changing the next two lines...just a little bit.

    Dark nights alone surround me
    I see everywhere dark around. might i suggest putting me after around?

    i have some other comments which i will send in a message. thanks for sharing. :)

  • Dinesh Nair (11/13/2013 8:27:00 AM)

    A poem that expresses the duality of a vision not aspired and a notion arising out of it.
    If the narrator is happy about his/her state, the title of the poem has to be changed as 'destiny'.
    A good write Kavya..

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