Jan 30, 2006

Cravings ...


Where the green grass,
To the tune of wind,
Gently waves in a dance:
There will I lie in a trance,
To rest my tired mind.




For the song of the cuckoo
That fills the green vale,
And it’s overflowing echo:
My wealth, my wants, I’ll forgo;
Even my life and all.

1991

26 comments:

  1. I like ur Madurai pics.. really good!!! and realistic..

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  2. wow.. it is something very cute and well penned. hmmm.. other aspect of life !!???

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  3. ashok5:37 PM

    Thanks vaishnav...
    perhaps.

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  4. Hi Ashok,


    Thanks for your comments in my blog. You've got some nice pictures. Will read the posts at leisure.

    Cheers
    Slakhs

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  5. Anonymous9:23 AM

    Continued...

    My wealth, my wants, I’ll forgo;
    Even my life and all.

    Reality strikes!
    Here I (Ashok) am again,
    Raising tall buildings
    At the expense of lovely farms,
    Denying the evening breeze,
    An unobstructed flow.
    The cuckoo's song now
    a feeble sound of the past.
    Barely audible
    Amidst the urban noise.
    For it has flown
    To Canada from Kabul.

    Sorry for taking the liberty.

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  6. slakhs...thanx

    Anon...not bad..not bad atall...pls. put ur name next time.

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  7. Ashok,
    Sorry it was me who tried to finish the poem. Didn't intend the gueriila attack.
    Rajesh

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  8. ashok1:00 PM

    watever rajesh...it made me smile...

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  9. how nice it is, without a care in the world. :)

    thanks for the visit to my blog!

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  10. I felt like this in Munnar, recently! Very well expressed, Ashok!

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  11. Feel I should also rest for a while damn tired. I visited madurai last week.

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  12. A wonderful poem and a very beautiful picture. Bravo!

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  13. WoW! This is incredibly *beautiful* writing, Ashok! The image is SPECTACULAR! Thank you for sharing this gem from your past collection ~ loved it!!

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  14. Lovely photo and a beautiful poem. You have painted fascinating word pictures. I enjoyed this poem.
    Joseph

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  15. Beautiful picture and lovely words to go with it. I enjoyed your words.

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  16. Lovely words....Have a great day ~

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  17. me too would love to be surrounded by nature, sitting in peace..

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  18. Lovely... the nature brings peace to mind.

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  19. Lovely poem, Ashok!

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  20. Wow, beautiful picture.

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