Anita Sehgal

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Music Poem by Anita Sehgal


Music pours forth from the taut strings of a sitar,
under the nimble fingers of the player.
Notes reverberate into the ether
till the sounds fades into infinity,
I surrender myself to Thee to play the
music of life, as You desireth.

Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2012
Edited: Monday, July 8, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 11,881 Points Edward Kofi Louis (2/26/2015 2:30:00 AM)

    Nice piece of work. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

    E.K.L. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (7/8/2014 1:19:00 PM)

    lovely poem beautiful arrangement very nice after a long time read a poem thanx (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,521 Points Neela Nath (7/8/2014 12:01:00 PM)

    Congratulations! A beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,548 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/8/2014 8:37:00 AM)

    Congrats Anita. Beautiful music being played by words, played by the nimble fingers in strings of sitar. Beautiful music, now I can hear. Loved it. Short and sweet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tony Walton (7/8/2013 5:36:00 PM)

    There is not a single poetic word in this piece which is therefore not a poem but a bundle of cliches - that suddenly veers into a closing declaration of religious faith. It's fine if that's what you want - just please DONT CALL IT A POEM!
    TIGERfish (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,458 Points Savita Tyagi (7/8/2012 6:52:00 PM)

    So beautiful. Music reverberating from words. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Tiger Lily (7/8/2012 7:16:00 AM)

    Poetry set to sounds. There is nothing like it. Love the choice of Ether. Great poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 340 Points Captain Cur (7/8/2012 1:50:00 AM)

    Sitar-ically beautiful, the sound of the poem.
    Well done! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shashi Vivek (5/29/2012 1:41:00 AM)

    nice one.
    god is the greatest musician (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,234 Points Ramesh Rai (5/28/2012 2:40:00 AM)

    I surrender myself to Thee to play the

    music of life, as You desireth.
    Nice, I do love music. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kasia Fedyk (5/27/2012 2:50:00 AM)

    Anita, I love music so much and your poem describes it in such exquisite detail, giving eternal light to the notes. Its sublime! Thank you! :) (Report) Reply

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