Our Abilities

Our ability to learn-
Nature's best gift to us.
Nature sharing with us
Its evolving power

Our ability to create-
Nature's best gift to us.
Nature imparting to us
Its creative power.

Our ability to change-
Nature's best gift to us.
Nature bestowing on us
Its transforming power.

Our ability to understand-
Nature's best gift to us.
Nature expanding in us
Its cognitive power.

All our abilities though speck of dust
Are Nature's extensive evolution in us.
Its remarkable making of our personality
From its dynamic, falling matter of stardust!

Just then image of fierce Kali appeared in vision
Laughing loud with her blood spattered mouth!
Foolish girl do you not have courage to describe
The human ability for carnage and massacre?

Petrified I closed my eyes in fear
For I tremble to think of our ability
To mimic Shiva's Tandav to bring ourselves
On brink of extinction with no recourse.


Note: In Hindu religion Goddess Kali symbolizes Nature's fierce powers. She is portrayed both as benevolent and destructive. Shiva's Tandav is an artistic rendering in dance form. It portrays end of a cycle in creation called Pralaya.

by Savita Tyagi

Comments (2)

Our ability to learn- Nature's best gift to us. Nature sharing with us Its evolving power, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Yes, nature is empowered to do such and such. Dear poetess, your poem is wonderfully written, thank you for sharing the poem with us,10
Nature always impacts us in various. Nature gives us all resources to utilize. We understand nature and her ability. Very well narrated poem that gives clear idea about scriptural views about nature. An interesting sharing is done here.10