The Dream Plunge
Tall pine trees touching the skies,
With strong winds making them sway,
I was lost in one of the dark thicket of the woods,
In search of a way out, hungry without any food.
With dried pines cracking under my foot,
I was frantic and shouting like a frog,
Soon my throat was dry and parched,
I couldn’t walk much, as my calves soared and legs ached.
With a stick in hand, scantily dressed to wade,
the cold wave blowing over me, I managed,
walking uphill, As my strength began to fade,
I held her talisman close to my face and kissed.
I reached the summit of the hill,
Panting hard for the lost breath, I looked down,
To see the beautiful deep valley that gave me a jolly-feel,
Thick bushes, rocky ruggedness and steep bottom,
made me frown.
I walked ‘West’ towards the setting ‘Sun’,
As I took my next step ahead, I tripped,
As I made a narrow plunge, I was ripped,
Traveling down, like a bullet fired from a gun.
Finding myself settled on the ground,
I was wrapped under the covers,
With the cold floor making me numb, I scrambled
hard to get up, from a terrible dream to recover.
I felt something writhing as I moved my hand,
It was the talisman I had snatched from her neck,
With my wavering mind waging wars at the back
of my mind, I snuggled close to her and went to sleep.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Nay-Nay (184.108.40.206) -- Tuesday, December 21 2004, 07:25 pm|
I like this poem alot.
I t gives me a picture of what the writter might be like in person
|Aravind (10.145.78.36) -- Wednesday, December 22 2004, 03:20 am|
|Abi (220.127.116.11) -- Wednesday, December 22 2004, 11:38 am|
ur poem.. is great.. I like.. it very much..
|Chandru (192.168.48.121) -- Thursday, December 23 2004, 12:17 pm|
fantastic..i cud feel and picturise myself..very nicely blended throughout..
|Chandrika (192.168.174.82) -- Thursday, December 23 2004, 12:17 pm|
Words are well measured
|Phantom (192.168.48.137) -- Thursday, December 23 2004, 01:05 pm|
a nice plunge to come up in flying colours
|joyce ivy (18.104.22.168) -- Saturday, December 25 2004, 09:44 am|
very good poem...well written...thanks for sharing...joyce
|Muco (22.214.171.124) -- Friday, December 31 2004, 06:17 am|
I liked it.
|anitha (126.96.36.199) -- Monday, January 17 2005, 05:41 am|
i wonder how u manage to get rhyming words not deviating from the essence of the poem!
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