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Birth of a Poem

Not all poems get written.
Most get lost
like millions of sperms of men
and few hundred eggs of women!

Why and how some poems get written
is a mystery
like the stars in heaven.
Thoughts flitter every now and then
in our mind.

Like a few sperms fertilize
only a few eggs,
so also a poem is born.
Exactly why and how poetry is written
is analogous to the question
when a sapling sprouts from  a seed,
how life germinates in all forms of life.

A poem is a mystery
as much as any life form.

09-Oct-2012

More By  :  Sharbaaniranjan Kundu

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Comments on this Poem

Comment Natural poem is like a tree grown out of seeds with leaves, flowers and fruits. Otherwise, it is like artificially assembled one with words!

T A Ramesh
22-Apr-2021 11:52 AM


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