Neela Nath


! ! ! ! ! Thus.....


Stillness pounces on night.
the sound of the wind,
rattling, I'm hearing.
The tallest tree of my yard
is bending to touch the soil.
How many years have passed it
could not get the smell of the
earth! I know the couple of sparrows
are chirping out of fear.
Their nest is now on ground!
Had my mom been here, she would
have alerted of the wind,
of storm, of worst weather!
Thus, she brought me up
with alerts and warnings!
So that my nest can't be broken,
in strong wind, in storm,
in the worst weather!

Submitted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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Comments about this poem (! ! ! ! ! Thus..... by Neela Nath )

  • Freshman - 1,405 Points Herbert Guitang (4/27/2014 10:22:00 AM)

    Like a waves of the sea that flow gently
    LIKE (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 104 Points Yash Shinde (3/23/2014 10:30:00 PM)

    .......great personification-tree bending down to smell the earth! ...lovely and insightful write dear....... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 385 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (4/17/2013 10:42:00 AM)

    A beauteous poem with innate meaning is amazing! Lovely! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,030 Points Valerie Dohren (4/14/2013 5:25:00 PM)

    Lovely poem, great metaphor Hari. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 267 Points David Wood (4/11/2013 8:12:00 AM)

    I really enjoyed this poem, I read it through twice. I love the imagery you paint. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,070 Points Anthony Di''anno (4/10/2013 2:49:00 PM)

    Wonderful! I love the image of the tree bending to smell the ground and the role your mom played in ensuring you knew how to build a storm proof nest. I truly enjoyed the way you put this together. Very clever. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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