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Poem: Walk with me

Updated on November 12, 2016
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Mohan is a family physician, film and TV aficionado, a keen bibliophile and an eclectic scribbler.

Walk with me

Will you walk with me

The night isn’t over

I want to know

That you’ll stay closer

The stars don’t shine

As the clouds hang lower

I feel all alone

As fireflies glower

The freezing wind

It chills my skin

My heart does ache

I feel colder within

As the darkness creeps

It may hide the sins

Of the treacherous path

As my journey begins

My shoulder waits

For a gentle hand

As I am moving through

This perilous land

Want to feel the warmth

Of you walking close

I want to hear you breathe

The rustle of clothes

When I feel you near

My courage glows

A bubbling stream

Of hope that flows

There’s a promise of dawn

In the distant sky

Tell me it’s true

Not an empty lie

Will you walk with me

The night isn’t over

I want to know

That you’ll stay closer

-Mohan Kumar-

© 2011 Mohan Kumar


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    • Luna Blue profile image

      Luna Blue 

      5 years ago

      "There's a promise of dawn/In the distant sky/Tell me it's true/Not an empty lie"

      My favourite part...nicely written. new to HP and enjoying discovering talent such as yours :)

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      Daisy Mariposa 

      8 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Mohan (Docmo),

      Your beautiful words, your imagery ensure that you will never walk alone.

      Even if unseen, you will never be alone.

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      Terrye Toombs 

      8 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Doc, I would walk with you, but I'm afraid my chaperon won't let me out after dark. :) Beautiful poetry, lovely imagery, and a mental tease. :)

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      8 years ago from Reno NV

      Thank you for sharing this great song. Jamie

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      Sunnie Day 

      8 years ago

      No one likes to walk alone. Your poetic gift shines here as the words are so gentle and sweet. Thank you Docmo.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      8 years ago from California

      So filled with hope--lovely!!

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      10 years ago

      .....I'd walk with you .. until the last page here at Hubpages - because you inspire me and push me forward to new heights - and because you are a master at putting words together so effortlessly and so well - hubawesome - new word from the epi-man - special for this occasion!

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      10 years ago from Franklin

      You are so exceptional. I love the combo pics/verse.

      So pleasant/refreshing/captivating!!! Did you read my

      Hide and Seek yet. :-)

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      Mohan Kumar 

      10 years ago from UK

      @santi Lio sad to hear your walk but somehow there is solace in nostalgia and taking the walk again through someone else's words. IT shows there are others who share the same pain.

      @Amy - I ma glad I got it. I've taken this walk and in some sense I feel I am taking this walk and hoping to be listened to.

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      Amy Becherer 

      10 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Docmo, I could feel the cold and your hopeful yet tentative emotion in this walk. Beautifully expressive and evocative. You got it!

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      Santi Lio 

      10 years ago from erehwon

      Great poem. Reminds me of the night I left for university. My girlfriend and I spent the entire night talking about our future. I hadn't even properly packed, yet all I concerned myself with was our relationship. Thanks for taking me down memory lane.


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      Mohan Kumar 

      10 years ago from UK

      Thank you sonia05. Your comments warm my heart.

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      10 years ago from india

      beautiful choice of words!

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      Susan Zutautas 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Very nice!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      10 years ago from UK

      Thanks Shalini. I think it will come, it always does.

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      Shalini Kagal 

      10 years ago from India

      So poignant - the promise of dawn - will it come, or not? Very evocative!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      10 years ago from UK

      Thanks Laura and Rhonda, much appreciate your comments. May you enjoy many walks with your loved ones!

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      Rhonda Musch 

      10 years ago from The Emerald Coast

      I enjoy many walks with my loved one. I will remember your poem, beautiful till the end.

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      Laura du Toit 

      10 years ago from South Africa

      Hope you enjoy many long walks with your loved one! Loved your poem!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      10 years ago from UK

      @Fossillady, aww I am sure there is someone you there to walk with and go fossil hunting together :-) thanks for your visit!

      @rich, thanks my friend.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      10 years ago from UK

      @No_Clue, glad you enjoyed my poem. Appreciate your visit!

      @alternate poet, Thank you, fellow wordsmith!

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      10 years ago

      A wonderful poem my friend.

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      Kathi Mirto 

      10 years ago from Fennville

      I miss having someone to walk with, very touching

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      alternate poet 

      10 years ago

      nicely done.

    • No_Clue profile image


      10 years ago

      I enjoyed this favorite verse: "My shoulder waits

      For a gentle hand As I am moving through This perilous land"


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