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Sunday, 30 September 2012

Thirsty...


Me a thirsty shell
longing for a drop divine.
The matter merely:
not a sea bottom,
buried was I
under sand dunes dry!



प्यासा...

मैं इक प्यासा सीप
तरसा किया हमेशा
इक बूँद ख़ास को.
फ़र्क़ फ़क़त इतना कि
तलहटी समन्दर नहीं,
दफ़्न था मैं
ख़ुश्क रेगिस्तान में!

64 comments:

  1. Beautiful concept and well written!

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  2. Oh double torture for the poor shell!

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  3. Lovely capture, beautiful words, Amit! Always a wonderful way to begin my day!

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    1. Thank you Sylvia:) but the capture is not mine, it's from the net!

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  4. waah sir ji kam shabdo me hi bahut badhiya likh diya aapne..

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  5. Ah! Amit! What a poem and what imagination to draw the idea from shells in the sand of a desert.

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    1. Thank you Suresh:) glad you liked:)

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  6. wow..what an imagination...!hats off..

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    1. Thank you Titli:) glad you liked:)

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  7. The shell still manages to mother a lovely pearl(read poem). :)

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    1. The shell won't be able to mother a pearl without the drop it yearns for! Thank you Divya:)

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  8. amazing ! yesterday only i was teaching my son a hindi poem where a drop falls from sky and ends up as pearl . and today i get to read these amazing lines ...

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    1. :)what a co incidence!
      Thank you Tangy:)

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  9. concrete and abstract juxtaposed.:)

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    1. Thank you Uppal:)
      Sorry your comment was in spam:(

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  10. Amit ji

    Beautiful composition ---
    फ़र्क़ फ़क़त इतना कि
    तलहटी समन्दर नहीं,
    दफ़्न था मैं
    ख़ुश्क रेगिस्तान में!

    irony of life---
    excellent is the only word I can use

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  11. Wow! Superb! I feel sorry for that shell!

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    1. Thank you Jaish for sympathy and liking:)

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  12. the hindi version is more appealing than the english :) after a long time on your page :) :)

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    1. Thank you Jayant:) Plz do come more often:)

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  13. Wow! Hats off Amitji! The idea is so awesome

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    1. Thank you Rajrupa:)glad you liked:)

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  14. under the sand it will take longer to find the pearl i think


    sorry i went on a tangent

    Bikram's

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    1. Under the dry sand the desired drop will never reach it!
      Thank you Bikram:)

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  15. Its like Haiku .... liked it very much

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  16. Nice, To write in both languages keeeping in both the same integrity in lines, I liked it.

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    1. Thank you Gokul:) Glad you noticed, and liked:)

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  17. Amit ji.. bahut khoob. Bahut bahut badhiya..

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  18. Beautiful imagination.. I hope it rains.

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    1. Thank you Tulika for your good wishes, and appreciation:)

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