SOMETIMES I FEEL…

There is –

too much talking, not enough listening

too much taking, not enough giving

too much mine, not enough ours

too much grasping, not enough

letting go…

There are –

too many degrees, not enough knowledge

too much knowledge, not enough wisdom

too many opinions

not enough understanding

too much brain

not enough heart…

There is –

too much for a few, too little for many

too much luxury, too little satisfaction

too much ambition, but little purpose

too much living

without any real meaning…

There is –

too much power, little compassion

too much competition, little co-operation

too much control, little freedom

too much hate

and too little love…

I shudder:

Then –

I take a deep breath

feel the moment cascade

awash

I notice –

The shiver, of a blade of grass

the whisper, of the rushing breeze

the flight, of a dotted butterfly

the emerald, of the apple laden tree

And the soft settling –

of silent

Peace.

 

 

 

 

 

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20 Comments

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20 responses to “SOMETIMES I FEEL…

  1. nandu

    See its so easy to attain peace in this world. Very well written Anjali !!
    Peace….

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  2. neha bokil

    Superb anjutai. Awesome. loved it.

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  3. Zara

    Beautifully penned

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  4. Beautifully written, Anjali.

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  5. Anjali, thanks for the follow, really appreciated, Just landed here and love this piece. I love you already, MM 😃

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  6. Robert

    Dear Anjali,

    Thank you for this absolutely wonderful poem. I feel the same way…too much head, not enough heart.

    All good wishes,

    robert

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  7. beautiful thoughts and wonderfully crafted the art of articulating these beautiful thoughts…loved it.

    Like

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