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Regatta of wishes – a poem

Updated on June 19, 2013
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A tug of war…

Between the silhouette of past,

And the future….

How long this will last?


Few chained larva…

Green was the dream they live on,

Past is the karma….

Future yet moves for a Chameleon.


The colors to change fast

Chameleon is the mood deep within,

Palate on rainbow last

Jargon of silhouetted past does akin.


The tug of past to future

Present is dream behind the palette,

Chameleon of larva nurture

Riot of passions fly a new Spring relate.


Butterfly of wish to born

Beyond a sky to paint rainbow saga,

Green pasture of light torn

Future is the Chameleon regatta.


The silken regatta of legacy prevail

Tugs of war yet remain,

Sweetness to the dreamy smoothness

With bitterness deep within.


Never free and never was chained

Never was the dream so veined,

No rule and the sail of dream winged

Larva of wish is a butterfly so sailed!!!!!

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Thank you @AudreyHowitt....for your kind visit and comment here. Take care and God bless you

      deergha

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      You spin this metaphor so well in this piece--beautifully done!

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Thank you James....for making your time to visit here and leave a comment. Take care and God bless you always

      deergha

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Brilliant and well-written..full of symbols and meanings.Voted up

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Thank you for your kind words here. God bless you

      deergha

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      Girish puri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      Tugs of war yet remain... awesome.

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Many thanks for your view here.

      Deergha

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      Wayne Barrett 4 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Very beautiful and exquisitely written!

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Dear Eddy....many thanks for your kind visit and words here. Take care

      deergha

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      aviannovice................I am glad that you have found it incredible. Have a great day ahead....take care

      deergha

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Very, very nice work. Your descriptions are incredible.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful poem complete with great images.

      Eddy.

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      DDE ....many thanks for your continual support here....glad that you have liked this one. Take care and God bless you

      deergha

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      Dear Leslie.....you are really very kind.....Cant thank you more to express my feelings as the way you have related with my poem here....Thanks for being with me all the way....take care and God bless you always

      deergha

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      You are one of a kind, my friend! The way you blend beautiful words, beautiful photos - and a beautiful message all into one beautiful package is sheer talent!

      I found the cycle of life and learning here, Deergha...

      voting/sharing

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      So beautiful photos and such wishful thinking

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Many thanks @Gypsy and your votes, view and shares are much appreciated always. Take care and God bless

      deergha

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Just wonderful and great pics. Passing this on.

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Thank you @Mhatter....yes i do know that my words words are truest of its sense and it is from deep within. Your visit is much appreciated here. Take care and God bless you always

      deergha

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      BlossomSB...many thanks for your continual support and encouragement here...take care and God bless you

      deergha

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Very different and it shows great depth of thought. Bless you.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      It is so good to see these thoughts from another. Thank you. Your words are true, you know.

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      kidscrafts........many thanks for your precious time here...your are very kind...You are always welcome and God bless you

      deergha

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      Dear friend Faith...your continuous inspiration is much valuable for me....Yes you are rite the conflicts in mind and the tug of war between the memories of past and the dreams of future is something that we can not deny. Though we know well that we have to look forward to future and forget the past and live in present ....its not always so simple and easy. Thank you once again...your votes and shares are much appreciated for always...take care and God bless you

      deergha

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      Thank you @ whonunuwho.......for your time here and the way you have related with my feelings. You are always welcome and take care and God bless you always

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      Thank you Vellur....Glad that you have liked my concept and choices of photographs also. Take care and God bless you

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      Thank you @shara63......for your kind words here and the way you have connected with my thoughts in this poem. I really dived hard, high and deep in the world of feelings and life as well.....sometimes even the boundary between the reality and feelings get mixed for me LOL.....thank you anyways...you are kind. Take care and God bless you

      deergha

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      shara63 4 years ago

      Beautiful analogy & a wonderful way to express life with Karma ....comparison & resemblence to the creatures of diffrent traits with various phases of human life is so effective, so true.. that not only it gives a Class to this splendid piece of work but reflects the mind set of poet that how deeply she dives into the ocean of life & feelings definitely ! ....Kudos Deergha!!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Great poem and a creative concept. Voted up. Great photographs.

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      I enjoyed how you compared our lives to that of a butterfly's and the development from larva to the fleeting butterfly. Interesting and very creative in your presentation. The mood and colors all blend in mind and on canvas. Thank you for sharing. whonu

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very clever as to that "tug of war" of the past and the present. Although, we can never go back, we seem to do so a lot in our minds.

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      kidscrafts 4 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      I love your very unique style of poetry, Deergha! It's full of imagery and very delicate! Thank you for sharing your beautiful words!