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Unpredictable

by Rajender Krishan
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Unpredictable, yet wonderful
is the swinging grandeur of life
ecstatic in her own majestic play
dancing mysteriously and luring
with inexplicable melodies, that

cajole, seduce, entice, mystify,
enthrall, captivate, mesmerize,
tempt, coax, coerce, deceive,
embrace, accept, resist, reject,
form, sustain and destroy;

creating a complex engaging riddle,
to ensure that man, ad infinitum,
bewildered and overwhelmed,
continues to explore her infinite lore
by being a seeker forever …

Illustration by Niloufer Wadia

17-Aug-2020

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Views: 589     Comments: 7

Comments on this Poem

Comment Yes, seekers forever!

Pavalamani Pragasam
24-Aug-2020 11:08 AM

Comment Who is behind this catalogue of the 'unpredictable' (Ls1-14)? The poem exults in remaining ' a seeker forever' (L15). It does not seek to approach the source of life, the mystic's contemplation, to see the light by the grace of God and resolve the unpredictable, ceasing to seek, and finding.

Richard Ashby
18-Aug-2020 15:55 PM

Comment Yes, an engaging riddle!

Pavalamani Pragasam
18-Aug-2020 09:11 AM

Comment Inevitable, yet unpredictable. You just paint through words.

V.K. Joshi
18-Aug-2020 05:27 AM

Comment Despite complexities and unpredictability of life and thoughts, it's an adventure to go on the journey with faith to reach the destiny with surety!

T A Ramesh
18-Aug-2020 00:23 AM

Comment Life and thought both unpredictable. There is kaleidopic change every moment. Go to poetry!!!

vvb ramarao
17-Aug-2020 21:24 PM

Comment Thought provoking!

G Swaminathan
17-Aug-2020 21:23 PM


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