Tuesday, March 25, 2008

In Search of...

I posted this originally here, but my blog didn’t had much readers. So re-posting it again (yeah, i am an ego maniac, go sue me :-D)

Suddenly, I woke up from my sleep
No, it was not the howling of wind,
Nor hooting of owls, or a strange step in the attic
But I woke up, and realized -
of all the things I lost,
I miss my mind most

She was pure and white,
Not the pale white of death, but the white of a flame
But that was then, and time changed
Lust and pangs of desire
The aberrations of pure and unadulterated

Somewhere along the path, I kept her safe
And she kept her word
- She kept her safe from me, my lust

When I went looking for her
I saw a heap of ashes with some dying embers
And she was already free
Left the cage long time back
And what left of her,
was strange to me.

(Inspired from the quote "Of all the things Ive lost, I miss my mind the most" by Mark Twain )

35 comments:

PREETI said...

poetry n me :)

but yet, nice ;)

Love said...

read it earlier and reading it again... interesting post... egomaniac's ego satisfied now :p

what all ppl do to increase traffic on their blog...

brocasarea said...

hmm....interesting!....by the who is the girl in the poem??

--xh-- said...

@preeti :)
@LJ: he he...
@broc: 'she' is the minds i lost... :)

Meenu said...

Amazing !

Egomaniac ? hmm may be but good you reposted else i couldnt have seen how "good" you miss your mind !!!

and yes... as u have commented for borcasarea 's comment -
is "she" the mind u lost or
mind u lost for !!!????
he he ...

vagabond dreamer said...

nice dude ....

c e e d y said...

ego - i would not call that - this is more of a creative thirst to seek feedback to better yourself - if it is free then dont make the mistake of re trapping it or else "whats come back of her"
"will be stranger to you"

Joy said...

Wow! beautifully written. Shouldn't a man's mind also be a man??? Why woman?Men don't think like women :) :) :)

Joy said...

I finally finished your tag.

Cinderella. said...

I loved the use of the subtle imagery...the fluid convergence of the male and female...

Emphatic !

And it'd not be egoistic to want to share something with your readers...what are re-editions all about then, eh ?

Ps said...

Loved it!Was your mind really pure and white?!Why is lust always evil?

The 'Mad' Orchid said...

So wherez ur mind...??? lemme help ya..with the 'she' na ... :P Ihve been reading ur space for long aint m ;) keep it up
cheers

vEENs said...

u knw i have a key chain that has this quote ;)


really well written.. i like em all ... all the lines... well composed :D

Curious said...

Errrr.. poems and me = one arm distance! :-s

Gazal said...

i am a big fan of mark twain....plan to put up his one liners on my blog one day...

beautifully expressed....
ego maniac??whats that??

gunj said...

i was gonna say dat jhuth mat bol types coz dats a quote!
but gud u gave credit to my friend mark...else me n him wud hav sued u! but looking at hw great a job uve dne with his quote, we'd like to discuss further projects with u!!he will write quotes n u can take inspiration n i shall try n mint sme money out of it!;)

abinash said...

Good work da. It was really a good reading. And yeah loved the quote too . Keep posting the older stuffs again. I may miss out on something but dont want to miss anymore. :)

Anjuli said...

lovely!

Thinking aloud said...

the quote's awesome!!! so is your interpretation...very well expressed...loved it...

ure mind's a she? hmmm...

Prats said...

Nice way of thinking of a lost mind.
Have always loved this quote.

But like PS said, lust can be evil only if used in the wrong sense...

priya said...

Hope u r not lost forever in that sleepy mind.

Kuttibalu said...

enjoyed it. Cool..

Juby George said...

gollam gollam

d SINNER!!! said...

ahaa...
so u write poetry too

subtle n nys!!!

aneri_masi said...

hey...come see dhanno :)

Enigma said...

humm egomaniac?

hey nice new look to ur blog...very bright..:)

Ankur said...

hey man... have u written it for me... goes totally with my life... so u can put a tag sayin, i m writing truth...

jokes apart... but really wonderful, and i cant tell u how much every word of it i can associate with myself!!!

Cheers man... hope this would have been a happy poem for my life :P

Blogrollin you, as u say u dont have many visitors!! :)

SambY said...

nice man..!!!

--xh-- said...

@meenu: he he. egomaniac coz i reposted it to get comments which inturn boosts my ego :)
@shanu: :) thnx da
@ceedy: no re-trapping, buddy :-D she si free as she is ever. this is not my personal account - just some lines i scribbeled whn i red that quote
@joy: nopsie - why cant mans mind be women?
@cindy: thnx for the good words :-)
@ps: No, lust is not evil.
@madz: he he - yea, u can help me for sure :P
@veenz: :) thnx da
@curious: :)
@gazal: you will get to know soon :-D will fill in personaly whn we meet next time...
@gunj: haan ji.. let us draw an agreement to market this :-D
@abinash: thnx da
@anjuli: :)
@TA: :) he he
@prats: no yaar - lust is not evil.
@priya: he he - nope
@kb: thnx da machi
@juby: :)
@d_s: mia culpa :)
@enigma: thnx da
@ankur: welcome to my blog, yaar. nice to know that u liked it...and thnx for blogrolling me...
@samby: welcome to by blog, yaar.

c e e d y said...

ok got ya :)

The 'Mad' Orchid said...

Now now...iam always ready to help me :D m rite there...btw mez updated...n wil post a comment soon on ur cute miami as wel :)

--xh-- said...

@madz: he he..

Macadamia The Nut said...

Darn! Didn't realize that this lil car was so strong. I take back all my comments :D

P.S. Loved the word Petrosexual :D

Ms Taggart said...

I like this poem! Its a neat one, so is Mark Twain's comment! :)

Winnie the poohi said...

wow wow wow!!