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THE WISEST CHOICE

THE WISEST CHOICE The shadow of my face on the yellow-painted wall Masked my agony brewing in like a burning ball The reflection of my face in the silvery mirror Displayed in detail traces of every pain and tear My shadow or my reflection who is wise?.... if let to judge... My verdict this moment says shadow wins for its witty smudge Shadow wisely sieved out all my expressions Showed my neutral silhouette from all directions Reflection is foolish enough to not to hide my trails of dried tear Openly showed my feelings crystal clear to all far and near Rains receded, came sun-shine, bouts of joy in life entered Doors opened, happy bells rang, smile on my face returned Stoic shadow still unchanged masked my happy expressions Guileless reflection copied perfectly my mirth-filled sensations I realise at this point my wrong verdict favouring my shadow For reflection is true victor which hid never my feelings in meadow Pain or pleasure, reflection showed to all the true and real me Shadow always masked the way I felt letting none to see One who eclipses and manipulates your feelings, expressions....... wise choice is sans second thought to bid adieu to them! And wisest choice is never leave the one who accepts and lets you express the real you for they are the real gem!! ©Copyright Anulaxmi Nayak,2015

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Date: 2/25/2016 1:19:00 PM
Anu, the imagery is beautiful. Well done on passing the message along. I keep close and attached to those who love me for me and don't judge me for a fun poetic name. Like you, today you showed me the true beauty of myself. I thank you for that. Sometimes I forget and get all caught up in the drama going on around this place. Anyways, you have a deep way in sharing your reflection. The flow and rhyme are nicely done. You've given good reason to why, accept the wisest choice. HUGS. ~LINDA~
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Anulaxmi Nayak
Date: 10/1/2016 2:40:00 AM
Dear Linda, thank you and love you for your beautiful and soothing words, loads of love and hugs, Anu:)
Date: 11/3/2015 6:33:00 PM
An introspective poem that reaches a philosophical thought in depth! Excellent development and expression, dear Anulaxmi! A seven!
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Anulaxmi Nayak
Date: 12/30/2015 11:49:00 AM
dear Demetrios, thank you so much for your visit and your precious feedback....your words rejuvenate my soul......you are my wise man:)thanks again and sorry for the delayed reply Happy new year in advance ....loads of love, Anu:)
Date: 10/31/2015 10:30:00 AM
Again, I am struck by such deep introspective writes you come up with, dear Anu. Captivating couplets. That final two lines captures the real heart of a true and enduring relationship. 7. hugs!
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Anulaxmi Nayak
Date: 12/30/2015 11:47:00 AM
dearest Kim, thank you so much dear for your visit and precious words:) you have always been my inspiration:)happy new year in advance sorry for my delayed reply.....loads of love and warm hugs, Anu:)
Date: 10/31/2015 9:45:00 AM
Anulaxmi, a theme of resurection and strength has emerged with wonderful poets like yourself this morning (here in Minnesota) am blessed to have stopped by your sweet, powerful words! jimbo
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Date: 12/30/2015 11:45:00 AM
dear James, sorry for the delayed reply.....thank you so very much for your invaluable comment:) I appreciate your visit and your precious words....so inspiring they are:)...happy new year 2016 in advance,take care.....love, Anu:)