Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Here I am

I am running away as
I am scared to share my words with you.
I am afraid to tell that I always longed for those listening ears.

I am running away as
I am scared of turning the fond memories into blots and scars.
I am afraid I still think of the bygone days.

I am running away as
I am scared to answer the thousand inquisitive eyes.
I am afraid I still want your pretense to remain invisible.

I am running away as
I am scared to spell out the long persisting anguish.
I am afraid I still don’t want to shatter your ego.

So here I am,

Moving away in search of a place
Where there won’t be any space for my fears
I will no more be running away and
My words will no long halt at the tip of my tongue.

11 comments:

Charu said...

Great piece... but instead of running away face ur problems... but I loved it thoroughly... muaah...

Kalpana said...

thanks dear......!I just ran a few miles and now i am walking and soon I'll stop and sit back.!

P. Venugopal said...

can you move away from your vulnerabilities? aren't your vulnerabilities part of the whole that is you? don't they follow you wherever you go?
these random thoughts apart, Kalpana, read the poem for its sound. you seem to be in a hurry with this poem. I can sense the subtle things in this poem, but am not sure you have written it the best you can.

Kalpana said...

Venuji may be you are right. I think running away even when I was writing.... But now feel to be little settled

ஸ்வரூப் said...

life? love? if not paramita?

Balachandran V said...

Running away, from whom? You can't run away from yourself, can you? The rest of the world do not matter. Liked it, esp the last lines. In fact, you could have elaborated here.

Sumi said...

and did u find a place finally? :)

Kalpana said...

The search has just begun dear....
I don't know if at all i'll be ever able find the place :-)

Anonymous said...

fine.

Arun Meethale Chirakkal said...

Me too, running away...

subu.ps said...

So you have started to run which is sure to last a life time.