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Below is the poem entitled Distress which was written by poet Diwakar Pokhriyal. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Distress

A Life so busy yet same like a clone,
Counting seconds in a monotonous tone,
Everybody is drilling and pressurizing like hell,
But my mind is off in its own world alone.

Studying thousand word in hope of remembering a few
Every sentences seems to be skew,
I am missing badly my concentration,
But my mind is alerting me of getting screw.

I am trying hard but all is in vain,
I have 1000 medicines to cure my pain, 
 But the medicines are only flaunting,
Keeping my scars fresh and plain.

I want to cry hard but my eyes are refusing ,
I want to scream aloud but my voice is diffusing,
I am out of myself, wandering like an orphan,
My every second is new and confusing.

The confidence has lost his battle with fear,
Belief’s throat is off with a tear, 
Hope is searching for its synonym insane,
The sky of happiness is in a doubt of being clear.

I don’t need horror movies to get scared,
A sight shuttering of eyes is enough for this trick,
 I don’t need to get pricked to collect tears,
My eyebrows just need a slight flick. 

I am living in a world of harmony yet so distress,
Every second brings happiness yet so less,
The imbalance is turning on like hell 
Knowingly I am drowning myself in black magic of distress.



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  1. Date: 2/21/2012 11:52:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Diwakar. Love, Carol

    Pokhriyal Avatar Diwakar Pokhriyal
    Date: 3/25/2012 11:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you . It feels really great to be featured. :-)
  1. Date: 2/19/2012 10:52:00 PM
    Diwaker, I love poems that focus on the negative emotions and you did a fine job with it. Congrats on having your work featured by Poetry Soup this week...............S.Ronthorpe

    Pokhriyal Avatar Diwakar Pokhriyal
    Date: 3/25/2012 11:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you . It feels really great to be featured. :-)
  1. Date: 5/27/2011 10:40:00 PM
    EYE CATCHING IMAGERY...PICTORIAL PRESENTATION..LOVED READING DEAR!