Hopes

Hopes do not grow on trees
Hopes grow on you and me
like blossoms that need
nurturing- - - -

Bathe them in nectar
Give them respect
love and care- - -

Oh,
they will wither
and the aridity
shall rebound on you (and me)
surround and suffocate
your spirit.

- - - Sharad Rajimwale, Jodhpur, India

by Sharad Rajimwale

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Comments (4)

Thanks for such beautiful comments.
Your depiction of the essence and intricacies of hope is blatantly truthful and powerful in context. Nicely thought provoking poem. Thanks for sharing Sharad and do remain enriched.
Hope is generated from super mind not from trees. Dear Sharad, you have so nicely painted this in your poem. It may be quoted... Hopes do not grow on trees Hopes grow on you and me like blossoms that need nurturing- - - - Brilliant poem on hope shared. Thanks.
A nice poetic imagination, Sharad. You may like to read my ars poetica named as (Poetic Sense-1) Thanks