Saturday, April 29, 2017

Yearnings: A Poem



I yearn for the things that will never be.

To look at my own face, with eyes closed while I sleep.

Feel my back pressed against my chest, as I cuddle myself asleep.


To hold my thought in my hands and re-arrange them, maybe.


To see the color of my smile, 


The smell of my laughter,

The taste of color white, 

The sound of my perfume,

The touch of ...  Oh what torment it is, you see?

Damned are the things that will never be! 


-Karnika Kapoor


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16 comments:

  1. Beautiful words! Keep it going. :)

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  2. This poem has so many layers and a rich meaning to each line that I had to read it twice to savour it fully!!
    Lovely writing Karnika!!!

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    1. Thanks Shalini, I am glad you liked it. :)
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  3. Quite splendid motifs, it reaches out and makes the subject of "yearning" understandably out of scope.
    The parallels used are perfect.
    Wonderful poem.

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    1. Thanks Ronnie, So glad you liked it. :)

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  4. Interesting. I like the way you play with the senses, rearranging them.

    Y is for the Yellowstone Conspiracy

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    1. I am Glad you liked it, Tamara. :)
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    1. Thanks for appreciating! That's very kind of you. :)

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  6. How I wish, we could hold my thoughts in my hands and reorganize them! Yearnings, they have a beginning but no end...its a bottomless pit!
    Lovely rad!
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    Anagha From Team MocktailMommies
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    1. So true, Anagha! Indeed, they are ... never ending pits of desires.
      Glad you liked the poem. Thanks for stopping by.

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  7. Wow, that's a deep poem with many layers. Beautiful, intricate work.

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    1. Thanks for appreciating words, Shawana!
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  8. Double thumbs up for the poem! Well crafted.

    Best wishes,
    Nilanjana

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