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Poem: Chasing Dreams

Updated on November 1, 2016
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Mohan is a family physician, film and TV aficionado, a keen bibliophile and an eclectic scribbler.

Rainbows over canaries
Rainbows over canaries | Source

Been chasing dreams

Down mountain seams

Haven’t found my gold

 

I’ve wasted reams

of paper themes

unsure what I’ve told

 

Love is blind

Can be so unkind

To hearts that hope and dare

 

The sleepless mind

Does roll and grind

A recurrent nightmare

 

Lost in song

Please come along

There’s a way out of the maze

 

We all belong

To a common throng

Of songsters battling haze

 

Let’s set alight

The dreary plight

of hearts where shadows cling

 

 

We shall fight

For our birthright

To love and long and sing

 

Rainbows sigh

On a sunlit sky

Of those who care to dream

 

Words will cry

Spread wings and fly

To the pot of gold and gleam

 

Rainbow over Canaries 2
Rainbow over Canaries 2 | Source

© 2010 Mohan Kumar

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