River of time

River of time

A Poem by Mrudula Rani

On the river of time
Many a little lamp
The dancing fames
A drift to the winds of fate
Bouncing and afloat
Guided by forces of nature
Althrough their course
Along for the ride a billion
Each with glow and warmth of its own
bright as stars with the intensity of souls
Crossing that final wall

On the river of time
A billion burning lamps
Scattered stars on earth
On the long winding path
Enduring storms
Some perish before time
Some rush to aid
Set straight the tumbled
On its course once more
Some merge to make bonfire
To let the heavens know they care

Merry-go-round on the river of time
An endless flow of flames
Journey - after-a-journey
Souls return to do the dance of destiny
Some illuminate the path to heaven
One by one without an exception
Reach the final breath in time
It is all an illusion, a make-believe-game
For next journey some return
On to the river of time once again!

© 2018 Mrudula Rani


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HEY! This is more nuanced than your writing can usually be, but I like it becuz I can still follow it with my imagination filling in the mysterious spots! I love the way your "river" analogy carries thru-out the poem, presenting all kinds of dynamic sensations for how life can be as we float along on smooth patches or we hang on during turbulence! Nicely crafted! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Year Ago


Mrudula Rani

1 Year Ago

Thank you Querida Margie,your reviews are always so encouraging and inspiring. I adore them. Beijo
barleygirl

1 Year Ago

I love seeing your "Beijo" & other affectionate greetings! *smile*
A thoughtful insightful story.superbly written.feels spiritual.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Mrudula Rani

1 Year Ago

Thank you for reading!
Spot on dear poet...Life is a journey filled with opportunities and choices, risks and decisions and the juxtapositioning of it you have created here is perfect, like a merry go round on a fast flowing river.......N

Posted 1 Year Ago


Mrudula Rani

1 Year Ago

Thank you dear Neville, for your lovely kind review. Eu adorei. Abraço
Neville

1 Year Ago

My pleasure, as always.......Neville
You are right Mrudula..
"Merry-go-round on the river of time
An endless flow of flames
Journe- after-a-journey"
Life is a Merry-go-round. Just need to know when to jump off. Thank you for sharing the excellent poetry.
Coyote

Posted 1 Year Ago


Mrudula Rani

1 Year Ago

Thank you johnnie, for your wonderful words. I appreciate them very much
Coyote Poetry

1 Year Ago

You are welcome my friend.
A wonderful title and poem. All these things play out on this river of time. All these mysteries will unfold on the river of time. All these journeys will continue on the river of time. Marvelous Mr. Rani.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Mrudula Rani

1 Year Ago

Thank you my friend. I appreciate you lovely words.
Sami Khalil

1 Year Ago

You are welcome my friend.

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Added on March 25, 2018
Last Updated on March 29, 2018
Tags: Time, life, fate, soul, lamp


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