Dive into the depths of ocean Try not to understand it, But amaze at its secrets Entangling weeds and gems. And its vastness lies beyond- Far, far beyond my reach.
How can I claim That my grasp was full? When I could hold Only that my small fist could hold But so wild was my wish, To explore the hidden treasures In those infinite depths Of intricate human life That I took pride In my little knowledge Of what I did see.
How silly of me To measure its depth With my small reference mind! Realized a little later The vainness of my effort To study life in a nutshell Before I knew it.
The different facades of it Turned my face away But to see there too Not a pacifying sight In the whirl pool of illusions Desperate to seek the real Lost myself in it Which I realized a labyrinth!
How I wished To break the shell And see the pearl, To tear that screen Of the wide horizon And seek the infinity... But the more I seek, The more it tantalizes me With its inscrutable charms And leaving me back amazed, With a puzzling query -'What is Life?'