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Thursday, September 20, 2007

Define "LIFE"...



Is it the warmth of soaking in the morning sunshine?
Is it the ecstasy of getting drenched in first monsoon rain?
Is it the happiness found in a child's milk-toothed smile?
Is it the feel of walking on grass many a mile?


Is it the awe of dreaming and waking up to find it come true?
Is it the smell of mom's coffee freshly brewed?
Is it the measure of profundity that engulfs us when we stare at the sky?
Is it the pleasure of watching a scarlet sunset against the backdrop of twilight?


Is it the beauty of rose petals coated with dew drops?
Is it the innocence found in the friendship of five year olds?
Is it the tenderness of the evening breeze that sings to your heart?
Is it the wonder of watching a zillion diamonds strewn about, called stars?


Is it the nostalgic memories found in reading a long forgotten letter?
Is it the comfort found in knowing that someone somewhere does care?
Is it the peace attained in walking on the silver shores of the sea?
Is it the experience of falling down and getting up with your head held high?


What is life, but truly a miracle of creation...
What is life, if not a never-ending but enchanting exploration?

17 Comments:

  • At October 1, 2007 at 12:03 AM , Blogger Abbas said...

    nice pic...

     
  • At October 1, 2007 at 12:05 AM , Blogger Anu said...

    ada paaaaaaaaaaaaavi

    u were supposed to comment on the content too loosu!!!

    im very ^ infinity mad at you

     
  • At October 1, 2007 at 12:06 AM , Blogger Abbas said...

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  • At October 1, 2007 at 1:15 AM , Blogger vijaya said...

    mom comments
    wonderful language any person reading ur blog would exprience nature while reading ur poem lines about freshly brewed coffee&someone somewhere caring were touching 4 me . i am thankful 2god 4giving u the skill to see the beauty in everything all the best bye

     
  • At October 1, 2007 at 8:19 AM , Blogger chandru said...

    the poem was very different,I think Rudyard Kippling gave the inspiration! it exhibits your profound warmth for experiences around you. It is really really very enchanting to see your blog.
    You have beautifully described the
    joy of nature. All kudos for a wonderful treat of natures creations. It is very classic.

    Wish you many more such thoughts
    and writings.

     
  • At October 1, 2007 at 12:37 PM , Blogger Akilan said...

    very nice anu.. as ur mom said u can really see the beauty of everyday life.. u should be having lot of unforgettable pleasant memories..

     
  • At October 1, 2007 at 1:01 PM , Blogger adithya said...

    Well dude..There is an old saying which says once you have beaten the best…. Then you have no one else but to outdo yourself… well looks like your poems are doing that now.. after easily topping the best in the trade.. ala Wordsworth… now you are outdoing yourself :)

    Coming to the blog.. First of all.. the caption and the picture … TOTALLY sets in the mood for whats gonna come after that ..simply too good… I loved the questions all along.. my favourite ( among many lines) being .. Innocence in the friendship of five year olds, soaking in the morning sunshine, getting drenched in the first monsoon rain.. well I guess I will go on and rewrite the whole poem if I start quoting my favs. .. the thing I loved the most about “ Define life” is.. the poem just seemed to flow.. and in the flow it seemed to rhyme.. every line makes one think - what the hell does she/he have to complaint about in life.. there is joy and beauty all around.. but the question is do we choose to see it.. do we choose to enjoy it.. do we choose to explore the beautiful creations around us and find happiness in them… yeah there might be things to worry about.. but hey atleast the sight of these beautiful thigns surrounding us should easethe pain out a little bit

    Lady you just touched every dimension of beauty with this poem.. from taking the most minute thing as the “ happiness in a childs milk tooth smile”.. to the beauty of nature… like the sky , scarlet sunset, evening breeze, diamond strewn stars..amazingly brought out.. Trust me buddy - I am in awe with the dream spell you have just caste with your poem and I am hoping to wake up and find it come true :) {To quote a famous poet - “ Is it the awe of dreaming and waking up to find it come true?” ;)}

     
  • At October 1, 2007 at 1:42 PM , Blogger Anu said...

    @mom n dad
    thx for the encouragement!!!

    @akilan
    glad to know u liked it! :-) im sure all our lives are filled with beauty, happiness and fun filled memories. it all depends on how look at life at the end of the day...

    @aditya
    its truly worth waiting for your comments dude! do me a favor, don ever stop commenting on my blog :-)

    it was my intent to bring out the wonderful aspects of life... yeah we all crib and cry abt our everyday lives but someday we do realize that we have gone through some happy times worth remembering.

    i wanted to paint a picture filled with colour, beauty and happiness

    hope i have been able to achieve it! :-)

     
  • At October 2, 2007 at 10:10 AM , Blogger Ramesh said...

    Awesome poem... i luvd all the lines in that...Wow wat can i say the way u started the poem and ending simply superb.... all the lines makes reader to think... wow
    super...the way u have seen the nature with life awesome..


    keep goin...

     
  • At October 2, 2007 at 10:46 AM , Blogger Anu said...

    @ramesh
    Thanks dude! glad u liked it :-)

     
  • At October 3, 2007 at 2:54 PM , Blogger CM-Chap said...

    Wow... This post remind me to be thankful for everything I got... Yup ur right what's life without exploration and challenges...

    Bit hectic in wrk..so delay...

     
  • At October 4, 2007 at 1:53 PM , Blogger Abbas said...

    earnwhileublog.blogspot.com

    All bloggers... get richer!!!

     
  • At October 5, 2007 at 6:21 PM , Blogger Anu said...

    @cm-chap
    thx dude! glad u c it that way. most of us have lost the perception of happiness sitting in our four walled cubicles :-(

     
  • At October 6, 2007 at 12:49 PM , Blogger navien said...

    If we are able to do something that we have passion for or get somethin we want that thing s d one which defines life fr me.It could be goin for a mornin walk or gettin jiggy in a gym or writin blogs n blabla..:)

    Definitely not devote my entire time fr bloody corporate work:)

    Anyways gud one:) Keep em comin.

     
  • At October 17, 2007 at 1:14 PM , Blogger Anu said...

    @navien
    hey gr8 to know that u liked it!!

    busy??? very busy??? or very very busy???? :-)

    jus kidding! glad u read it

     
  • At December 29, 2007 at 3:18 PM , Blogger Destination Infinity said...

    Define Life ...

    Is is the chill of the winter evening?
    Chill, especially on a loose shirt..
    Loose shirt, in the hut,
    After a long day of work
    The mud, the cement,
    The bricks, the water,
    All to quench, the hunger

    What is life? But truly a miracle of creation..
    What is life?
    If not for the hearty meal..
    After a long days work,
    At the construction site..


    Destination Infinity.

     
  • At January 19, 2008 at 4:37 PM , Blogger Anu said...

    @destination infinity

    true.. thats a really good way to put it too

    Welcome and keep visiting! :-)

     

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