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Location: mumbai, India

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Life Is Beautiful


I look at U coming out of Honda City

A momentarily thought flashes (shamefully) that of self pity

I look at U, enjoying the Switzerland Beach-n-Beer noons

I curse "Filthy Bastards!! Born with Silver Spoons"

I look at U, entering the Taj, with the Lady in Red

I sigh every night, going all alone to my bed

Frustrated, anguished...I start looking the other way...

I look at U, shivering and covering yourself in the heavy rains

Your plight makes me forget my sufferings and pains

I look at U, counting your daily earnings with one hand

The same hand asks for pennies every morning at the Bus Stand

I look at U, getting beaten and caught

While stealing a bread packet from the nearby shop

I look at myself, look up to the blinding Sun and its rays

Smile, and think, "Strange are His ways!!"
PS:My 1st try at Poem ;-)) Veterans, pardon plz!!!

18 Comments:

Blogger Saumya said...

Rachit tht was relly nice and thoughtful!!! am impressed!

4:52 AM  
Blogger Suhas said...

Well... brilliant...!! is what i can say..!!


But being the true.. SOB that I am..!! I am going to comment on something

:D

Dont center align it... Please !!!

Cheers .. waiting for your second poem!!!

Suhas

4:54 AM  
Blogger Saket said...

Good piece of work..
Just make the "shift of perspective" clearer (The single line in the middle)

4:56 AM  
Blogger Rachit said...

@saumya n suhas: by veterans in the last line i meant both of u specially :) thnx!!!

@saket: frustration was the shift of perspective

4:58 AM  
Anonymous pravir said...

Rachit tht was relly nice and thoughtful!!! am impressed!

5:05 AM  
Blogger Shreyas Navare said...

Doesn't look like a first attempt from any angle! And if it really is the first attempt, then we are eagerly looking fwd to the 2nd,3rd,4th,...

keep it up!

2:16 AM  
Blogger Sumit said...

the 1st impression ws...bhai saab...too much hai ye to....prbbly experinced the same things in life...bt to watch them b4 my own eyes in words......gr8 effort dood......

2:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

masst hai :) !!


shekhar

3:07 AM  
Anonymous yuvnish said...

Fundoo!!!!
Awesome!!!
Superb!!!!

(AH has forced me to write this.. :D)

4:36 AM  
Anonymous Pranjal said...

fundoo dude!

9:54 PM  
Blogger Abid Husain said...

Badhiya Hai bhai.... keep writing... this is the first time I visited I blog... I am glad I came at last.

Aapka
Abid

11:21 PM  
Blogger Rachit said...

@abid

coming frm u th compliment..i m impressed!!!

9:55 AM  
Blogger Rachit said...

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9:55 AM  
Anonymous Ankur said...

I just chanced to visit ur blog...thats a fantastic poem u have written....I will have to be a regular visitor now

12:12 AM  
Blogger rachit said...

thank u all :))))

10:12 AM  
Blogger Abid Husain said...

Bhai Agla post kab dalega... Intezaar mein aankhen taras gayi...

Abid

9:28 AM  
Blogger Hasan said...

Lovely work!! wat I liked was the brevity and teh depth..keep it up!

12:13 PM  
Blogger neha said...

Mindblowing!!!...cudnt agree more & beautifully worded!!!......am looking foward to more of your works!!....i mean it

12:29 AM  

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