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The still driven Road

Rattling along the tumultuous road, some road this the long road of life, With all its pit falls and pot holes We still go on with this toot-toot bumpy ride! An arduous journey right from inception and conception Each element of Nature leashes out its fury time and again Bearing the scorch of heat, brunt of thunder claps and some bone chattering icy chills, Rolling on and on with the turning wheel of time. Oh! the twists and turns, perplexing cross roads posing questions, Some new adventure each time undercover and camouflaged. Feel blessed when driving down the silken smooth carpeted paths Lush green meadows passing by as lucid flowers waltz.. butterfly caress of the musical satin soft breeze, And then again yet, the wobbly rough rocky terrain A jolt of bleak reality from the suffused sunlit dreamland, Some stark pitch dark nights to test one's faith Trust the guiding star in the sky, the bright path finder After the day's warm sunshine submerges deep down in the ocean. Truly gifted are those endowed with their soul mate To cherish and cheer on these much trodden paths A shoulder to shed a silent tear when the blues hit hard That God sent Angel especially for one To share joys and ease sorrows, soften brutal burdens Making one feel so loved and desired A friend, a partner, a guide, a lover... Who could bunch up a cluster of joys from life's thorny thickets. Or else like millions before us have come,wandered traversed and left, vanished Solitary we come and solitary we go Empty handed we come but hope so, to depart with one handful of worthy blessings Spreading the fragrance of beautiful existence that lingers around for at least some time to come. 10th Dec 2012

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  1. Date: 3/26/2013 12:48:00 PM
    Waiting for a new poem......

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 5:32:00 PM
    Yesha. your poem is amazing! I love it;-)! Congratulations on your wonderful win in Nathan's contest~ always*LINDA

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 3:07:00 PM
    A simply wonderful write as always. I hope you can be here more often Yesha and thanks so much for stopping by my writes. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 10:04:00 PM
    Yesha, stopping by with my warmest thoughts~ my best wishes go out to you and your family. Have yourself a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year* Always & Forever ;-) PD

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 5:34:00 AM
    very good approach to the theme of the contest.Very true words you have penned here Yesha.Enjoyable read.

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 3:23:00 PM
    Yesha, wishing you the best of luck in the contest..pd

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 8:48:00 AM
    Yesha you certainly have my blessing with this gem of a journey highlighting life's up's and down's, and the good thing is you are right, some people come and go without a trace, but our words will be there for generations to come...very well done...David

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 6:48:00 AM
    All the best with this awesome write Yesha xx

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 4:45:00 AM
    Best of luck in Michael's contest, Yesha...what a soul searching and deep spirited causes my eyes to well up with tears...I pray my existence was a blessing for some. luv, gwendolen