Thursday, December 15, 2011

Story of a Stubborn.

Continuing from the two paragraphs which I wrote on the previous post..

I don’t want to be heard. 
I don’t want to be seen.
I am and I will be.
What I have always been.

What I have always been.
You will never know.
You can try to contain me,
But, I will always flow.

I will flow and I will grow.
Piercing your walls of perceptions.
I believe in honesty and fair play,
I do not play the game of deceptions.

Deception is the game of those,
who do not have faith and trust.
I am marching on the gravel road.
Throw the stones, if you must.

Some stones will hit, some will miss.
On some I will step, to move ahead.
I will keep learning the lesson of life,
Enough of which have already been said.

It has been said and repeated many times.
But, you still try to cast me into a pattern
I am one of you. But then may be I am not,
Can't say much, other than, I am too stubborn.

Too stubborn may be, for my own good. But,
There is nothing conclusive, which one can tell.
The moment of reckoning is still not in sight.
But, I will rise higher, every time I will fail.

Failure is a just a road, just like any other.
There will be one road, With Success very near.
But, now is the moment. I see the starting line.
At least I know, my mind is without Fear.

Fear I knew once. But I left him on the way.
I will live with pride and will die for glory.
Forget My name. But, remember , there lived a one,
Who meant what he said and this was his story.

19 comments:

  1. *Clapping hands* :) Bravo, Kunal!!!

    I LOVED it all and it reminded me of the very first poem I read of yours called, "The Uphill Climb"? This has a similar pulsating theme of "I WILL SUCCEED". No one can restrain (which ties back to the previous post) me! :D

    "Failure is a just a road, just like any other. There will be one road, With Success very near. But, now is the moment. I see the starting line. At least I know, my mind is without Fear."

    Sometimes we read poetry with clever rhymes that sacrifice the content or message of the poem. This is clearly NOT one of those!

    Lethal last verse!! :D You had to know I'd pull that one out of the bag sometime, eh? Maybe not quite as soon though? :P

    I'm the first one to comment again, yay! Do I win a prize? :P Probably not since I'm just in a good time zone, for once :D

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  2. I am awestruck !!!
    The Way you have put forward the chain of thought --- am speechless.. !

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  3. This is so you...Haunsle Buland style :)

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  4. Totally awesome!! Left without words...i wish i cud write atleast half as good as you.

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  5. Glad you continued it.. you have a knack for it dont you!!! :)

    I especially love these lines:

    "Some stones will hit, some will miss.
    On some I will step, to move ahead.
    I will keep learning the lesson of life,
    Enough of which have already been said."

    The para above neatly connects with the one above it. I like the whole flow of words...

    Great work Kunal!!! :)

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  6. A standing ovation for this one Kunal.

    I feel a poem is a hit if it is simple and rhymes. It should tell everything in simple words. Let the reader dig into it as per his/her wishes. Beauty of poetry reflected so well here.

    Story of a stubborn told so beautifully. Each line speaks volume. You can choose to read it for fun or dig deep. I need to learn a lot form you.

    BTW, I am writing something in which I am repeating the words from the last line in the first line of next paragraph. Hope it can be as lovely as this one.

    Awesome work, keep up the good work!

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  7. Here is some very good lines and maybe I like the last verse best.

    Well done!

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  8. awwwwwwwwwwwww wonderful :)

    em loving your posts - you write so dramatically...

    love x

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  9. Nice flow, nice rhythm.. carefully choose words a message aptly put.

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  10. u r wht u r....awesome one Kunal :)

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  11. Absolutely brilliant.

    Btw, perhaps I have asked this to you earlier, but are you living in Switzerland? Have we met before?

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  12. Princess Fiona:

    I can't thank you enough for this lovely comment. :)

    Yes, it has a same feeling as the poem you mentioned here...The title was 'If I have to' :D

    Being a optimist person, I believe, this feeling of never giving up...reflects in my poem also.

    Lethal..haha :D
    Still not as lethal as yours.. :P

    I mostly write in the night post it either at the same time or early morning..which I believe suits perfect for you.. :P

    Its an honor to see you first here. :)

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  13. Princess:

    Abhi tak to aadat ho jaani chahiye thi..nahi? :P

    Awestruck hone ki.. I mean :D

    Chintan:

    Yes..Hausle Buland Style :D

    Ria:

    Thank you for the compliment. And, no, you don't want to write half as good as me. :)

    You are extremely good the way you are. :)

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  14. Dee:

    Thank you very much...
    There was a moment, when I thought, I could go on forever with this poem, but I had to stop.. :P

    May be I will continue from here some other time! :D

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  15. Saru:

    A standing ovation coming from you means, at least I am writing some thing worthwhile! :)

    Thank you very much Saru. It means a lot. :)

    I am sure, yours poem will be one of its kind.

    Good Luck :)

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  16. Spiderdama:

    Thank you very much :)

    Shama:

    Thank you very much. :)

    Sameera:

    Thank you so much :)

    Sub:

    Thank you :)

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  17. Divesh:

    First of all thank you. :)

    And I know only Divesh who was my junior in college, and going by your posts, I certainly don't think, you are one..

    Yes, I do live in Switzerland. May be, my memory is failing me. I can't recall meeting you if you are not that Divesh. May be you can help me here?

    Thanks again.

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  18. Oops, wrong post! Now I recollect, "If I Have To" :D

    After all these fantastic verses you penned here, you still had more poetic fuel in store? W:OW! I say, fill 'er up and keep going!!! We're here waiting for a second standing O :D

    Btw, I've NEVER seen Saru write a 'book' comment :P You've truly hit the BIG time now :D Ohh, but it's lonely at the top ... :)

    P.S. ~ It was my pleasure and you're most welcome :)

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  19. HI Princess Fiona:

    I forgot to mention one thing though...

    I made minor changes in the poem, since the last time you read...I don't know..if you noticed them... :D

    And also..there is link for the song on the text 'Minds Without Fear'..

    You can check it out... its a result of collaboration between a Indian music composer (Vishal-Sekhar) and British singer Imogen Heap. :)

    Happy Listening.. :)

    And you know the thing about Poetic fuel is that the more I use, the more fuel I get to use it more.. :P

    You are a poet yourself(and a much better than me..if I may add), so you can understand it better.. :)

    I am not making it to top... :D
    I don't want to leave the others behind...haha :P

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