Friday, February 03, 2006

Silence

The voice thundered full of confidence.
The thrill of being heard was felt.
The power, the glory
of knowledge, of words.
The voice carried a distinct quality
the speech carried it too.
What they call it nowadays...
ah! the mark of individualism.

The thundering voice lost its sheen
not just to others but to my ears too.
It was mere sound
To be heard but to be felt.

Mark of individualism met a noisydeath.
Silence still had its velvety touch...
A sense of calm coupled with music...

11 Comments:

Blogger Kaushik said...

Nice one! I still think your best was about Nisha. I was wondering while reading it, how u came up with the name :) I liked the metaphor and the innocence of the poem. I think those were its most endearing qualities :-)

11:44 PM  
Blogger jocklohm junction said...

after knowing its meaning and understanding it.. its beautiful :)

3:01 PM  
Blogger nishwish said...

hey kaushik,
thanx for visiting my blog.
about the title:
u know 2 years back there were bomb blasts in a train and a bus in bombay. and people who died were commoners like me. so i came up with the title.

5:10 PM  
Blogger nishwish said...

hey chintan,
i was really worried initially when u misundertood the poem. good that u read it again. keep visiting.

5:11 PM  
Blogger Padma said...

Nice...beautiful....individualiasm met a noisy death...

9:38 PM  
Blogger nishwish said...

hey padma,
nice to see ur comment after a long time. keep visiting.

4:59 PM  
Blogger chyrag said...

What an amazing poem....fantastic...brilliant....mind blowing... um... does this by any chance get me more marks??

11:59 PM  
Blogger chyrag said...

No but i realy liked the poem.. all of your poems actually. Why don't you write about stuff more? Or is this just a poem blog? Oh... Ok...

12:04 AM  
Blogger nishwish said...

hey chyrag,
u wont earn extra marks:-(
but think of it u can comment(read:be mean) on my poems...
i do feel like writing about other things...but poetry comes naturally to me and concumes less of my time.

2:15 PM  
Blogger sheetal said...

INDIVISUALISM MET WITHA NOISY DEATH...

THE THRILL OF BEING HEARD....

ITS JUST PERFECT

6:21 PM  
Blogger nishwish said...

hi sheetal,
great that u liked it. keep commenting.

8:18 AM  

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