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A Design or an Accident?

Why is it
we do not consider
the chirrups of the birds at dawn
an accident but a volcano to be one?
 
In the frozen arctic
under a veneer of ice
is the zone of warmer water
an accident or a design for the fishes
to breathe and breed?
 
In the vast expanse of the desert
is oasis an accident
or a design for mini creatures to survive
and cactii to thrive?
 
In the vast creation
where avenues of time criss-cross
was that bylane where we met
a design or an accident?
 

26-Jul-2011

More By  : Dr. Kumarendra Mallick

Views: 1723     Comments: 4

Comments on this Poem

Comment Thank you, Sandra. I saw your candid comments just now, more than a year after. Sorry, dear.

kumarendramallick
23-May-2013 01:08 AM

Comment A brilliant poem....

sandramartyres
04-Aug-2011 03:56 AM

Comment Thank you, Rupradha. You are right, woman is god's creative design and men are mere repetitions.

Kumarendra Mallick
28-Jul-2011 08:59 AM

Comment wonderful composition Sir!! I would say design!! :)

Rupradha
28-Jul-2011 05:02 AM


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