Ranu Uniyal: Poetry (Life, Cognition and Creativity)

Ranu Uniyal
To you I surrender 

O my Lord! 
This verse of mine will quell my grief 
If I add thy name to my vocabulary.  

O my Lord! 
This dress of mine will feel like silk 
If only I stitch it with thy thread of love. 

O my Lord! 
This blood of mine will give me strength 
If you mix in it thy healing touch.  

O my Lord! 
This breath of mine will shed its impurity
If it feels you flowing through my veins.  

O my Lord! 
This body like an envelope will keep me safe 
If you hold me tight with thy wisdom.  

O my Lord! 
This life of mine will be free from disappointment 
If you take away from me all my desires.  

O my Lord! 
This soul of mine will unfold thy face 
If you bless me now with thy eternal grace.
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Let the soul speak 

The day I realized 
I am a guest 

I laid my enmity to rest 
The moment it dawned 

I am a pawn 
I gathered my frown 

And swept the lawn 
The hour it struck 

I might fall 
At the next call 

I started dancing 
As if at a ball.  
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3 comments :

  1. To you I surrender presents a superb mingling of a prayer with heart-felt desires. So fresh and original.
    Congratulations,Ranu Uniyal.

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  2. Let the soul speak is about the freedom that one can bring oneself by realizing the transitory nature of our life. Congratulations again,Ranu Uniyal

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    1. Thank you dear Dr Deepak Sharma for your encouraging remarks. You are an inspiration.

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