Dear friends, This is a slightly tricky photo of a rustic ladder viewed and shot atop. The ladder is a means which can be used both ways..it can take you up or bring you down, hence the title 'Destiny', and due to its rather unusual angle it can be seen as a grave or a pyre in this picture, which justifies the title even more!
PS: In this poem I have used four external stimuli (senses) and
three objects (nature/art/physical) to be repeated under each for a resonating
effect. Wanted to include the fifth too but then decided against it to avert
*This poem is
dedicated to Purba Chakraborty, whose ‘Paragliding…’ inspired me to write this
on one of my out-of-body experiences in deep meditation in remote Himalayas.
*With apologies to my Guru who advises us not to share these…sorry
Boss, the writer in me couldn’t resist the temptation of wording a part, and
overpowered the seeker in me…can’t hide from You, You are omniscient! We err to
be forgiven by Your benevolence.