Divine Love

A tale of divine love

A tale of divine love

 

How long will you remain deaf to my pleas

as i stand helpless in this perilous maze of worldly life?

my soul, a desperate tenant , yearning for freedom,

from the confines of this body’s mortal shell,

as moments without you keep withering and falling

all around like the golden autumn leaves,

so mercilessly denied the the bliss of life

and i watch them as nonchalantly as those trees.

 

Maybe, i am just an impulsive wave,

my obsessed mind fixed on my destination,

of attaining salvation by reaching your shore

while persistently searching for the essence of your love,

before getting dispersed into infinitesimal drops

to find favour before your merciful eyes.

 

You are the only beacon of hope

that shines through my decaying heart,

the whiff of fragrance that lingers in spite of

this blinding darkness that surrounds,

the only sparkle afforded my weary eyes

and the traces of smile on my lips.

 

Yes, i keep hearing the notes of your flute

as i follow them with utmost devotion,

and live in hopes of a brighter tomorrow

when our names will be tied in silken threads,

to be remembered and uttered forever as one

as we reign together in a realm of immortality

 somewhere in either the heaven or this earth.

 

©2016 Anjana Vipin E

(Inspired by the love and devotion of princess Mirabai to God Krishna)

 

Anjana

I am a postgraduate in the field of biotechnology. I always had a profound appreciation for all forms of creative writing and I have been writing poetry in writers network for two years. At present, I am residing in Rutherford, New Jersey. Thank you so much for visiting my page and I would be delighted to have your valuable feedback.

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Anjana

I am a postgraduate in the field of biotechnology. I always had a profound appreciation for all forms of creative writing and I have been writing poetry in writers network for two years. At present, I am residing in Rutherford, New Jersey. Thank you so much for visiting my page and I would be delighted to have your valuable feedback.

13 thoughts on “Divine Love

  • December 16, 2016 at 4:48 PM
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    I am humbled by your talent and divine expression Anjana. This is so beautifully emotive and heartfelt in its outpouring and your phrasing and timing impeccable. You have come such a long way in your journey as a poet and I am so pleased we met as I so love your work. Sublimely expressed and rendered my poetic friend. Wonderful.

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  • December 16, 2016 at 5:31 PM
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    Thank you so much Tony.. from the very first poem I wrote, you have gifted your time to read my writes and give advice and encouragement… I always have the greatest respect and admiration for your words and I am so grateful for your support..

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  • December 17, 2016 at 1:39 AM
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    I don’t know which one to adore more, this or Your other two ones, maybe this have a different flavor because of Your new style within it, this is far beyond beautiful, far beyond gorgeousness, I’m trying to find words to give its fine divine heavenly essence the justice, just sublime… sublime with it’s deepest emotions, caressing the core of a human’s being, in the most powerful tender profound and emotive way, You can with Your words here, play over the hearts and spirits, yield them into the shape You want to… again I just wish I can gift You all those stars in this sky, my finest loveliest most talented Anjana*

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  • December 17, 2016 at 5:52 AM
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    What can I say but be thankful for having the support of friends like you..I was hoping you would read this because i knew this would find favor in your eyes because you too write about love in a divine sense..I cannot thank you enough for your kind words ,my dear friend Gh..I an very grateful for your support..

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  • December 17, 2016 at 6:32 AM
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    Very divine and enjoyed it very much…

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  • December 17, 2016 at 8:50 AM
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    Thank you so much Kurt for reading this..I am delighted that you enjoyed it..

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    • December 18, 2016 at 7:29 AM
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      Thank you so much Rasma for reading and leaving behind your kind words…

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  • December 18, 2016 at 6:50 AM
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    This lovely piece of the unending love and desire to be with each other, is further accented by your divine wording. I loved it Anjana. Great work. ~Paul

    PS when did LS join??

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    • December 18, 2016 at 7:27 AM
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      Thank you so much Paul for your kind words and support..(LS has not joined yet…hope you told her that you are writing here now..)

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  • December 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM
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    Anjana, this is a beautiful rendering of Mirabai’s love for and devotion to Krishna. Lovely verse and well done.

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  • December 18, 2016 at 2:50 PM
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    Thank you so much dear Phyllis..always delighted to have your words on my page and I am truly grateful for your support..

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  • March 30, 2018 at 12:51 AM
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    Anjana, this post came up on the news feed and I just had to read it again, it is so lovely, so divine and beautifully penned.

    I shortened the large white space below your verse by deleting the extra lines.

    I miss you and hope all is well. Take care dear friend.

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