Moods of a river…!!!


Sometimes you flow with such ease

Oblivious to nature’s tease;

You are so peaceful and serene

And your innocence spreads the sheen;

When you  are sheltered by the foliage around

You smile back at them with your feet on ground;

Your waves gently splash on the rocks

And precariously toss the floating stocks.

Sometimes you gush with so much zeal

And make everyone bow down in appeal;

You do not wait for anyone to abide

And anything on your way is brushed aside!

Your different moods amazes me

And teaches me a lesson without a fee;

You branch and reach the oceans finally

Where you merge with the rest entirely;

You do whatever it takes to meet your purpose,

Sometimes tranquil and sometimes tenacious!

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11 Responses

  1. Hema,

    Poet in you seems to be in full flow. Keep it coming.
    The thing I like about it is, each of them takes me/reader into the poem.

  2. Hey Sis,
    Very keen sense of observation displayed in this poem…..lovely!!!! liked it a lot

  3. The poetic gene in full swing… Lovely !!

  4. Lovely pics and poem 🙂

    • Thanks! The tranquil one is Rvr Hemavathi, a tributory of Cauvery and the tenacious one is ofcourse the Niagara.:-)

  5. Hema,
    This poem about bond is so special. Very nicely written.
    Wonderful flow and gives such a pleasant feeling while reading. Great job. Keep it up and keep them coming!

    -Poongi

  6. Nice parallels of how inspite of our plurality we are in essence all from a single source:)

  7. true, love the purity and innocence of rivers.
    well done.

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