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Fisherman's Belief

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Below is the poem entitled Fisherman's Belief which was written by poet Aruna Srinivasan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Fisherman's Belief

Amidst the thunders and in the rain shower,

Still the feeling to go and be ahead the lightened tower,

Why Oh fisherman, do you wish to trade this water,

For you know today the weather doesn’t look any safer,

But he said, in my heart all I can remember,

Is the joy it would bring if I can fetch fish for my kid’s dinner.

This place is no new to me,

Every day my life cycles around the same, you see,

I hold the belief that no matter what, I will find

As to this place I am affined,

So I say don’t fear, O dear,

As I see there is neither harm nor any barrier,

It is just a race to prove my self,

Else my confidence would then become small like an elf,

So don’t stop me and show me fear,

For I know when I return I would hear you cheer,

It would then bring a freedom in all our minds,

For I believe in the aim and not let the obstacles make me blind!

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  1. Date: 6/4/2011 2:41:00 PM
    lovely poetic verse with a fantastic use of imagery and yearning in your poem, Aruna

  1. Date: 6/4/2011 5:20:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Aruna. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 10:36:00 AM
    This IS amazing! you should post more! With love, Leigh

  1. Date: 6/3/2011 7:24:00 AM
    Great job, so beautiful indeed...I will follow up your works! Please post more.....

    Srinivasan Avatar Aruna Srinivasan
    Date: 6/3/2011 10:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for the compliment. No I am not a Thai.
    Patanawiroj Avatar Busaba Patanawiroj
    Date: 6/3/2011 7:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Are you Thai, your name is Thai to me.