Saturday, March 17, 2012

Commentary from a vanquished soul!


I have been running indefatigably, amid the rivers and ravines of life. Frazzled and famished I feel.  I don’t know if the whole running had any meaning. When I look back I find my footprints charred by the flames of time. There remains only ash of my footprints behind me.

I feel thirsty but there is no water around. There is noise of nature around me but I seem to have gone deaf. I am yelling in the wilderness but no one cares to listen. I know it is not the fault of others; it is my voice that has become so feeble that it can’t reach any ears.

It has started raining and I feel as if the raindrops would melt me beyond recognition. The thunder of the sky will rip my heart off and steal the last drops of courage contained by it. The air is pricking me from every side and the pain seems unbearable.

I know everything ceases and this catastrophe will stop too but what will I do with only my eyes remaining after the tempest has calmed. I can’t run with my eyes. I will stop. I will cease to exist with cessation of the tempest.  And my eyes will have to go through a painful experience of my reticent devastation. I feel sorry for my eyes.

P.S: I know there are some people who will worry about me after reading the post, and I would like to clarify for those that this is just an attempt to sketch the gloom of life in general and not necessarily reflecting my life.


11 comments:

  1. it may reflect everyone at somepart of time...
    kudos to your wonderful writting :)
    you are no more a MEDIOCRE as you have mentioned in one of your post.

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    1. Thanx Deepak for your wonderful words.

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  2. and you have succeeded in your attempt to 'sketch the gloom of life'

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    1. And this post became meaningful getting your positive comment.

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  4. Very well captured the gloom...!

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    1. Thanx Deepa for visiting and commenting.

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  5. Ahh.. Such boring and sad days.. Hope we can minus these days from our life..

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  6. Yes, i also wish such days to disappear.

    Thanx for visiting and commenting.

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