veeraiyah subbulakshmi


The voice of the mind..


The Voice of the mind speaks,
What it sees, feels and hears,
The voice unheard to the outsiders,
But very audible to the owners,
Nagging as a small vulnerable child,
Pestering for the attention,
Warning as the traffic lights at every junction,
What to do and what not to do at once,
When we have to slow down and pacify ourselves,
Roaring as the lonely lion, troubling our hearts,
As it is caged in the secured dark dungeon,
It likes to slave us to punish for keeping it,
As our companion, the moment we wake up,
In the middle of the night, it starts to sum up,
Of the past, present and the future,
Can’t mute it for a while when we are awake,
Should we have to listen to you?
You are the unbearable pain,
Holding the danger signs,
You wouldn’t let us to move forward,
Or move backward, you let us,
Stand on the spot to circle,
With the same old thoughts,
Can’t escape from its piercing claws,
Voice of the mind, always haunts us.

Submitted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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

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 voice of the mind.. by veeraiyah subbulakshmi )

Enter the verification code :

  • Gold Star - 33,497 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/16/2013 10:05:00 AM)

    Never let haunting paint the voice on the paper convas this is the duty of a poet, , poet always sat on cliff yet differs from the eagle with eagles eye, he always give call as a voice of the mind percieves from the senses/ well painted thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 416 Points Shahzia Batool (4/16/2013 2:23:00 AM)

    This voice of mind so hammering, so loud and so unbearable is the sign of an awakened soul as well...many transcendentalists claim that if you feel pain, you are alive! ! ! (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. रंजानाय फैगौ, Ronjoy Brahma
  2. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Raising boys, christina hodges
  9. Death Be Not Proud, John Donne
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. '' O '', Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  2. Paris Will Never Be The Same, Alan W. Jankowski
  3. Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Alan W. Jankowski
  4. Grandpa, Alan W. Jankowski
  5. Happiness And Purpose, Alan W. Jankowski
  6. MY OATH DUE TO YOUR LOVE., Changez Ndzai
  7. The Sparrow, Robert Plese
  8. The Bemused, Robert Plese
  9. Time's departure, hasmukh amathalal
  10. We Were Born Naked, Michael Webb
[Hata Bildir]