VW (17-04-1969 / India)

Zip Of Zilch

He has great appraisal for poets
Neruda, Pushkin, Eliots’
Kalidasa, Tagore, Keki…
List is on and on
Reads on and on
Keeps a heap at store
Displays and describes with silky talk

I wrote a few small poems
Gave him for a read
Reader read and silently left
I waited for days together
Then someone said –
‘Silence speaks louder than words, sometimes
But not everybody listens’

Lightning struck
I gave ear to that silence
Tagore has written –
‘Man has in him the silence of the sea’
Learnt to respect the silence
Today I am happy
Writing and reading my work.

-vidi-
28/05/2009

User Rating: 4,9 / 5 ( 6 votes ) 16

Comments (16)

I gave hear to that silence. Nice work.
‘…Learnt to respect the silence…’ Befittingly quoted Tagore. Excellent Sir, Silently ten++ Ten Ms. Nivedita. UK Please read mine...Why Hack My She [in Elite 500] or any poem. niv
A profound poem written...lovely play of words...........10+++
You write well and you have the right attitude!
a very nice and quaint tale done very well full of zeal and hope and courage great....ya way to go! cheers an ten
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