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An eccentric rambler on life's lessons and mercies, found and lost… :)

Knowing- II


Clad in the bliss
Of the million knitted
Sparkling, twinkling
Tender, warm
Thoughts of you

I can brave the
Cold shoulders
The chilling indifference
The eyes that look in askance
Shuddering perhaps

That I dare to show my
That I am foolish enough
To show I care
Quite unconditionally.

Asking for nothing in return
Except the Grace
The Blessing
Of feelings that abound

Except to always be able
To love you

Knowing that each night
I shall sleep alone
Wrapping my arms around you
Held closer than my own self.

Knowing, that you do too;
And knowing this.
It matters not.

15 July, 2010


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...

8 thoughts on “Knowing- II

  1. Am lost!! So lost,I am so so so lost in this! Tangible, this poetry!!Lovedddddddddd this!!! 🙂


  2. Sash.. 🙂 🙂 🙂 Thankssss :)Thought it was rather silly really :P!


  3. I understand and love silly simple poetry! No sense to delve deep into philosophical ramblings I gather 😛 So this works real well for me!! 😛


  4. What a finish! WHAT A FINISH. There is such an air of indifference that in turn is showing the sincerity of the emotion. Its been long since I have read such a simple and touching poetry (keeping Sashu's Phoenix aside). One of your recent bests. Love this.


  5. Sash 🙂 hehehe… I sound so darned pompous don't I? But when this wrote itself, given the recent spate of absurd writes that have come to be, I did wonder if it was just that 🙂 🙂 Apologies :D! And yes, the silly stuff – I too love 🙂 🙂 Thank you for keeping me grounded in things that really matter !!Soumya! Thank you… very very much. I did wonder if the last lines were out of sync. Now I know it's meant to be that way! Thanks awfully, for seeing it that way; makes me relish a wayward thought and revel in those words again, however egoistic that sounds :D!Both of you Sashu and Soumya; you guys are the best 🙂 🙂


  6. Is this the 'other woman's' account?whose feelings never really did countthe person whom we always like to tauntor perhaps to put her head on a mount.Weaving magic with words as always. 🙂


  7. It is most paramountThat we read by our account 🙂 :)For,to place anything upon a mountSometimes, does it,our soul, taunt?I love that perspective, Govind. Seriously, I must consider following your notes on writes all around 🙂 🙂 And compile them! Thank you. As always!


  8. That I dare to show myVulnerability.That I am foolish enoughTo show I careQuite unconditionally………….Wow..Usha, your words never fail to touch a chord.To be in love is being vulnerable. IT is the only feeling that can tear one apart, and paradoxically can also make one feel complete….Love the simplicity in your words Usha


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