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Rolling wheel of life

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Rolling wheel of life

As my day comes to an end, usually after my little ones go a-dream drifting, I step into the small balcony of my house, soaking in moments of peace and solitude. A soft cushion-hammock hangs near the door connecting the hall and balcony. It is the favorite swing of my children and as I relax my tired frame in it, their sweet baby scent pleases my senses. I watch the twenty-odd homes in the building facing us, as their activity level slowly decreases and lights go off. My shy muse descends only then!






life goes on with its hum-drum-hum
round the clock tick-tock-tick
run in circles, reaching nowhere
bound, cannot choose my pick

mad monotonous cling-clang-cling
time drips out pit-pat-pit
wheel of life whirs fast, step aside
stop, feel and share a bit!


27/08/2012
For Sara Kendrick's "My Quiet Place" contest

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  1. Date: 9/20/2012 11:34:00 AM
    I am finally able to comment on your win in Sara's "My Quiet Place" contest. Congratulations Yesha. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/19/2012 11:48:00 AM
    a gem this one, yesh..belated congrats on your special win, ..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 8:25:00 PM
    CONGRATS YESHA ON A FANTASTIC FIRST PLACE WIN FOR THIS FABULOUS POETRY LUV ..

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 4:53:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Thanks for entering my contest..Sara

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 1:50:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Yesha. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 10:35:00 AM
    YESHA, , congratulations with your wonderful win in SARA'S sweet " Quiet Place " contest.. have a nice day~ PD

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 5:56:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Yesha , well done. xx

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 9:21:00 AM
    oh my gosh, we both wrote our poems for this contest from a similar location as well! I too was on the balcony(deck) of my house. But minus the children, I was just looking at the moon and listening to the night crickets. your message is like mine. Yes, we are alot the same. Yesha, weren't you the one who told me you were Virgo too like me ? Or are you another sign? I;m surprised I had ever missed this charming poem of yours!!

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 3:28:00 AM
    such a wonderful visual poem, Yesha. enjoyed.

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 1:15:00 PM
    love this sweet write, Yesha - and congrats on your wins too : )

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 12:48:00 AM
    Very nice.

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 11:10:00 PM
    I can visualise your quiet place.Nicely done!

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 11:08:00 PM
    yesss!!