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Bus Journey

Updated on April 7, 2019
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Harish Mamgain is fond of the craft of writing. He loves poetry.



Riding a bus on any day,

Is evanescent yet so deep,

I enter in the world inside,

Everyday and come out it.

The world we watch today,

Queer it turns the next day,

The bus moves like the earth,

Windows cry, the engine roars.

I feel like surging fast ahead,

Someone moves my world,

I have to sit calm and quiet,

To think where to get down.

My mind flaps as a bird in flight,

I think of temporal and ethereal,

Why this world is so fleeting ?

My mind races like the wheel.

I see a world so intricate,

The universe laughs out it,

Lord of the world drives it,

And senses are too fast.

The bus gets slowed down,

Ticket is like a lease of life,

Paid for it to ride the bus,

Have to get down at a point.

Some guys have left the bus,

At the sight of the destination,

And others wait for their turn,

Everyone is bound to get down.

The bus will continue to move,

And a world'll be there to watch,

Halts will be there to get down,

And the daily riding will go on !

© Harish Mamgain



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      Harish Mamgain 

      5 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Thank you Discordzrocks. Wish you a happy joyous ride ! We come across so many interesting guys and happenings around them while on the go. Riding buses always brings up something new.

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      5 years ago from Aw Man

      This is where I go as a movie critic. Buses and a free ride, and I plan to ride them once im older.

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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Thank you, teaches12345, for stopping by, appreciating the poem and your kind comments. I'm glad you liked this poem.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      7 years ago

      I love this post! I could picture myself riding the bus. You wrote this so creatively and with great talent.

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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      So nice of you to have visited this hub and commented so beautifully. Jamie, thanks for appreciating this poem and your kind support.

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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Kevin, I'm glad you liked this poem and presented such an insightful feedback. you are right, we must be careful how to get in life and get down gracefully. Thanks for appreciating the poem , your lovely comments and vote up.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      7 years ago from Reno NV

      Very well crafted Harishprasad and a joy to read. Thank you. Jamie

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      The Examiner-1 

      7 years ago

      'Tis time to rise, you do not want to miss the bus! that was great Harishprasad! It is so true. Each of us rides the bus through life and either we choose where to go or we just ride to nowhere. I voted that up and straight across, (except F), plus Pinned and shared.


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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      So kind of you to have come by and presented your nice comments. Audrey, thank you for appreciating this poem and your support. Riding the buses is always a unique experience for me.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      7 years ago from California

      An apt metaphor and I like what you do with it here! Well done!

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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Dana, thanks for stopping by and appreciating the poem. I love to travel by buses.

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      Dana Tate 

      7 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      A lovely poem Harishprasad, thanks for sharing.

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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Bill, I love the way buses pick up and take us to our destination. All this resembles workings of our own lives and that's why this metaphor. I'm glad that you liked this poem. Thank you for appreciating it and your nice comments.

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      Bill Holland 

      7 years ago from Olympia, WA

      A wonderful metaphor. Well written and creative my friend.

    • Harishprasad profile imageAUTHOR

      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      So kind of you to have stopped by and commented beautifully on this poem. Yes, bus travel is all fun and a great experience. We also drive some insights about our life also. Sujaya, thank you very much for appreciating the poem and your nice comments.

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      Harish Mamgain 

      7 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Bus riding is always a pleasant experience. You are right to enjoy the views outside the bus provides a great joy to our mind. This kind of experience cannot be drived while driving our own vehicle. Devika, thank you for visiting this hub, appreciating the poem and presenting such beautiful comments.

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      sujaya venkatesh 

      7 years ago

      bus is fun hari

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      Devika Primić 

      7 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      In Croatia the buses are among the mostly used transport and are comfortable and air-conditioned. I enjoy traveling by bus when I need to it gives me an opportunity to look freely at the views along the coast. A lovely poem and greatly expressed thank you.


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