Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Carousel

The carousel of life
The way life goes
On and on, the way wind goes
Changing with terrain, with the sun and the moon
Like stars twinkling a million times
The way they vanish leaving no trace
The way river rushes splendidly
The way she dies with no water to raise her hopes
The way rain drenches every other grain
The way it leaves every one thirsty of a drop
The carousel of life
Of being alive
Celebration of exhalations and inhalations
And of the way each choose
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Sometimes simply letting go is the jubilation
The euphoria of being alive
The merry-go-round of life
Of being and not being, at once
The carousel of life


12 comments:

  1. the euphoria of being alive... and letting go def. can be jubilation... at basel m√ľnster above the entrance is the carousel of life or wheel of life hewn in the stone... the up and down and how after bad times follow goods.... always a good reminder for me

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  2. Lovely message in your words, Sreeja! We have to enjoy the carousel of life & celebrate the beauty that is found along the way. Reading your poem makes me feel joyful.

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  3. sometimes simply letting go is the jubilation...so true...we can get caught up in all the other things going on...but that line carries the message for me....enjoy the ride while you have it...

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  4. Being and not Being, just riding. The way to jubilation. The repetition is a fine frame.

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  5. Indeed, life often feels like a merry-go-round. Beautiful poem!

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  6. how easy it is to celebrate - how rarely we do.

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  7. I so love the "jubilation and euphoria of being alive"......on this carousel of life. A fine write!

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  8. "And of the way each choose" IS the crux...the hard-hitting knock...and u soon dress it up in jubilation...wow! Shreeja I love ur play of words!

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  9. "Sometimes simply letting go is the jubilation" that is what we should all realize ... you paint facts so beautifully :-)

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  10. "Sometimes simply letting go is the jubilation" Love that...also sometimes it is freedom. Beautiful piece!!

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  11. i hope you are doing well...thanks for popping in today...smile.s

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  12. I like the idea of 'being and not being, at once'; sounds like a true form of meditation. I love everything that is alive and withering in this piece; and how you show things dancing in between. Really lovely. :-)

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