Valsa George


Search - Poem by Valsa George

An alien amid noises of coming and going
of revelry and roistering,
of insolent comments and vulgar jest,
of affected style and cocky bluster,
dumb among inebriate men,
deaf to their rising palaver,
in a corner sat he at the party,
pining to share inarticulate thoughts,
yearning to meet a face dear to heart,
eyes surveying every nook,
like the one searching for the treasure,
lost in a heap of rubbles.


Comments about Search by Valsa George

  • Gold Star - 15,973 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (1/24/2015 12:16:00 PM)

    Hunting treasure of thoughts in loneliness in the midst of cheerful gaiety......Valsa.......one of the best I have ever
    read.......10 (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 347 Points Danny Draper (10/9/2013 6:52:00 AM)

    Alone in a crowd. Finely stated in this write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,393 Points Amitava Sur (10/9/2013 3:08:00 AM)

    A well depicted picture of human nature. It seems to me that mostly we are alone amongst many. And our thoughts are so different than others that we ourselves are individual aliens - away from the normal stream of life.... well narrated one. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 533 Points Yasmeen Khan (10/6/2013 2:30:00 AM)

    It's when we are alone in a crowd and it happens so often. You have put the idea nicely in verse. It remembers me famous poem 'Desiderata' (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,700 Points Diane Hine (10/6/2013 1:12:00 AM)

    A moving portrait of loneliness in the midst of merriment. No doubt the alien wears a fixed smile. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,423 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (10/6/2013 12:08:00 AM)

    On someone left out like d odd one out searchin 4 friends, wow a unique fabulous freeverse, esp likd how u ended it creatively. Warm wishes pal. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Ibnu Din Assingkiri (10/5/2013 6:30:00 PM)

    some people are not so party-friendly.... 'Search' was sharp, solid and precise.10. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,285 Points Anthony Di''anno (10/5/2013 1:41:00 PM)

    I can relate to feeling at times as though nobody gets me, sitting in corners watching. How many children never get to be truly visible? A thoughtful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,761 Points Heather Wilkins (10/5/2013 11:51:00 AM)

    the search is never ending, I rate this 10 (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 958 Points Kavya . (10/5/2013 6:42:00 AM)

    a very intimate search...hope the aliens eyes found the treasure he was looking for: -) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,392 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/4/2013 3:44:00 PM)

    Party is full of insolent comments and vulgar jest. There is no meaningful atmosphere for a stranger who expects sanity. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,674 Points Soumita Sarkar (10/4/2013 12:35:00 PM)

    search never ends...............well said (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 722 Points Shahzia Batool (10/4/2013 9:54:00 AM)

    the strong image-setting compels us to feel the party air...and an alienated individual sitting unconcerned too... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 558 Points Tribhawan Kaul (10/4/2013 9:07:00 AM)

    Search...well imagined and expressed. Parties do have such personalities who become alien to partying. A very good one. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 835 Points Harindhar Reddy (10/4/2013 8:56:00 AM)

    I completely agree with poet and echo his feeling: It is a tight walk rope searching for a good person in the world of indifference. Enjoyed yr creativity dear poet :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,726 Points Dinesh Nair (10/4/2013 8:00:00 AM)

    A blend of apt analogy and quality diction that merges well with the rendering style.
    The only concern is about the WHY and WHERE of the person waiting and the one waited for.. What if the latter doesn`t meet the former at the place? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 4, 2013


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