Soumita Sarkar Ray

Bronze Star - 2,335 Points (Kolkata)

Mortal Episodes - Poem by Soumita Sarkar Ray

Each second each breath of life
Fights alone a silent battle at height
Like the serene surface of calming sea
Unmindful of a tumultuous world underneath

For survival once thus recounts
A story retold in thousand episodes
Acts and scenes on the stage of life
Becomes a part of every existing role

Decoration of a tilted plastic smile
Stands in the marketplace for sale
My dialogues in the play essays toughness
My weak character falls and doom permeates

Take a look at a foreign theatre
That attracts a thousand visitors
No visible difference shall reach your eye
But can help to sharpen your vision

Same dialogues monologues and same roles
Read and played by different faces and names
Can open in you the wise sixth sense
Like sweet stands opposite to sour
Like happiness stands opposite to sorrow
All have pains and defects to hide
All mortal stories are replicas.


Comments about Mortal Episodes by Soumita Sarkar Ray

  • Bronze Star - 2,769 Points Paul Brookes (11/22/2013 1:14:00 PM)

    You put forward an interesting premise. Each time I see with mortal eye and hear with ravished ear the words spoken of a Shakespeare or a Milton I feel my self transported and each time I see and hear something new and different. BB : O) (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 5,047 Points Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (11/14/2013 6:01:00 AM)

    a good poem with a profound thouht (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,047 Points Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (11/7/2013 8:58:00 PM)

    the first stanza itself is a beauty. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,784 Points Wahab Abdul (10/31/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    quite a fantastic poem, the way you start this poem, i am impressed by the narrative style.. enjoyed. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013


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