ritwika raha

(07/07/89 / india)

The Song of Life


The morning blushes,
With a capricious smile,
The mounting Sun
With the hour's dial,
I wake up straight,
From my cozy bed
With a street to walk
With a song unplayed,
I sing my words,
And Others' too
And try to concoct,
A song, an oeuvre anew
But the chords break,
In the amateur attempt
Helpless I gape
With hatred and contempt,
But I muster my blood,
My shattered bones
And pull the Strings
To sing another jolly tone!

Submitted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Song of Life by ritwika raha )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rajendra Pal (6/12/2013 11:37:00 AM)

    another master piece, truly amazing....................di, its the high tym to chng d profession na (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Let light be, hasmukh amathalal
  2. People of the Fourth World, Dipankar Sadhukhan
  3. Rising Evil, SREEJITH KULAPARAMBIL
  4. Orphan, Dipankar Sadhukhan
  5. Verbum Caro, Translation of Pierre Emman.., T (no first name) Wignesan
  6. ''Heartbeat'', Patricia Grantham
  7. A Cat Is Always A Cat, Edward Kofi Louis
  8. Before and After, Aftab Alam
  9. Like The End Of A Prayer, Edward Kofi Louis
  10. The Burning Costs of Life, michael walkerjohn

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. And Death Shall Have No Dominion, Dylan Thomas

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]