A Poem by Shalini Dinesh (Poet's World)

I was just a nomad,
Walking along the streets,
With a broken heart,
An enervated mind,
And, a forlorn soul,
Searching for life.

I walked, walked all over,
In search of bliss,
In search of content,
In search of pride,
In search of life,
Alas! I just found nothing.

Looking around me,
I found no paradise,
I found no sanctity,
I found no peace,
I found no esprit,
Rather an empty space.

Finally jaded, I sat on my knees,
A single drop of sweat,
A single beat of heart,
A single thought of realization,
Opened gates to the world of all,
The joy I found within "

6tth winner

Apr 30, 2010

So very Sincere

May 3, 2010

© 2010 Shalini Dinesh (Poet's World)

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I like this poem very much. We all go through times when life seems jaded and we feel lost or lonely. this is a great poem describing such times. Nice work.

Posted 11 Years Ago

Music notes and words have an effect on me.. like this poem
It is timeless.. amazing and deep... i can sing this poem.. to the sky.. and
all the rainbows... from this time.

Posted 11 Years Ago

Search and found I like how you take us through the steps and then you single out every drop every beat that makes us as a whole.
Excellent piece well done

Posted 11 Years Ago

This is very beautiful and touching. And sometime by being by yourself you get to know and you get to see things about yourself that you probably didn't know they existed there. Like your message was nice. I loved the words you chose and I love the story in it. Very good job, Keep it up huns :)

Posted 11 Years Ago

Good….That is enough…
That is the truth…..
For peace and happiness you never search outside….
It is within you….
Nice reading…….
I like it….

Posted 11 Years Ago

The form and flow of this piece is brilliant, let along the impact of your message. So well done!

Posted 11 Years Ago

A search for something that was inside all along. It starts off forlorn and sad, and then punches in the end.

Posted 11 Years Ago

This is really good! I love the concept of searching and searching and then realizing you can find joy in you own self. I also really liked the way you wrote each stanza, with the middle lines all being the similar ("In search of bliss, / In search of content, / In search of pride, / In search of life" Very well written piece.

Posted 11 Years Ago

Lovely poem you got there. Very well written mate.

Posted 11 Years Ago

This is very true! I love how at the end it showed you still have positive atittude throughotu it all

Posted 11 Years Ago

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Added on April 30, 2010
Last Updated on May 7, 2010


Shalini Dinesh (Poet's World)
Shalini Dinesh (Poet's World)

Irving, TX

To walk along the shore, leaving behind the footprints for the sea waves to tickle, the cool water washing your legs as you walk by, gentle breeze whiffing your cheek and mildly wavering .. more..


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