Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie ~ Photo Challenge #50 -Twister– March 3, 2015 ~ With Unmeasured Steps ~


With unmeasured steps
breaking twigs,overturning stones
stretching muscles, aching bones
at last I find a backrest
O Gracious Nature
Thou art peacefully calm
pure glassy watery balm
soothing my soul at best
Who else is here?
But You and I
Unseen in seen sphere presence
 in the the buzz of a fly

But then tranquility cruelly
pierced shattered disturbed
emerges twisting rolling rising
angrily wanting to sweep all!

Retracing with measured steps
my spirit feels so
wither have I spent time
waiting wanting wishing
watching sunsets...
                                                        
wanting rainbows 
wishing by stars?

O Twister can you wait?
Hold on awhile, it's late
there may not be time to live
but there is always a moment
to smile love and forgive. 

Photo : Margalla Sunset 
By Anjum Wasim Dar


9 comments:

  1. How absolutely beautiful, from the opening lines you drew me in and those closing lines such wisdom wonderfully done and thank you for joining!

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  2. Apt metaphor for life, including the prayer.

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  3. I find that same kind of serenity in nature...
    though I do wish at times that the twisters could wait
    though they too are part of nature...

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    1. Nature has variegated forms-Thank you Mr Brian for your time.It is a great honor

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  4. This is a lovely poem with such literate images, stark and vivid. Well done I enjoyed your take on this image.

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  5. Beautiful poem. I love the last stanza. May there be time to live and love.

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  6. Thank you Michael and Thank you Myrna

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