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Towards Destiny

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“You can never go home again”
Thus spake a wise man
Years ago, of how Time
Has that fascinating property
Of lending distance, excising
Incisively, through experience, any
Tremulous familiarity with a past.

Nestlings fly away,
Rarely ever, to return to their
Nest of birth;
Though Salmon brave
The currents to reach the
Old spawning waters;
Nothing less that a cruel
Destiny awaits!

And while that invisible
Umbilical cord strains
With time, and its ally, distance,
One forgets that the
Process of Birth
Is a one way street-
A that cord can
Never be retracted!

Thus, as Time oxidizes
Rusts the sheen, and finally
Shows the doorway:

The game, it moves up, another level.

5 July, 2008

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Author: Usha Pisharody

A rambler, pretends to be a teacher, loves to dream, and go on Quixotic Quests in the Realm of Romance With Life...

9 thoughts on “Towards Destiny

  1. And while that invisibleUmbilical cord strainsWith time, and its ally, distance,One forgets that theProcess of BirthIs a one way street-A that cord canNever be retracted!Lovely lines ma’am..Loved the thoughts thats interlaced..elements of high didactics beautifully knitted..:)

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  2. So neatly worded!! And the message oozes out through and through, from that salmon, that nestling, that umbilical cord. Amazed! 🙂

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  3. This one has it in itself to be a lesson of revelation with an undated expiry. It is great!

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  4. Waaow….Usha,I love poems and poeting..ahhahh, your blog is so lovely…so full of lovely poems…woow I’m really amazed and glad I came accross your blog. I use to collect nice peoms and somwhere along I lost that and I’m getting back into the mood & interest now that I saw yours…we may share and exchange…but I’m totally not a professional like you…wow I love this.Please do visit my blog wen you can and keep in touch!

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  5. Such a deep and exquisite write!! towards destiny!! a destiny dat z often not re-traceable, ain’t it?beautiful! and even more, i’d term it par brilliance!!! 🙂

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  6. “as Time oxidizesRusts the sheen, and finallyShows the doorway”Excellent!

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  7. As rukhiya said…neatly worded…nice choice of words..P.S: My blog updated…think u have not read the last 3 posts…do visit soon..

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  8. BUT…where are you these days..we all miss you..

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  9. Oops lots of catching up to do!Bharath, Thank you for those kind words!rukhiya, thanks so much for the way you bring in those angles too!Soumya, I like that phrase, undated expiry:) thanks!God’s little angel, thank you, will certainly drop by:)Sash, Thank you:)MIP, glad you like those lines… and well am back in action now:)Rajesh, thanks… and do take care and enjoy the break!

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