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Preach me some sense

It was just one of those days when I was at my unproductive best, just waiting for an onslaught of thoughts to enter my mind. I was waiting for the right words to express my restlessness, my anxiety, the emotional turmoil inside of me. I just prayed for some sense to make sense of the happenings around. And just then, it poured, and this was the result.

brunch Updated: Jul 07, 2012 17:26 IST
Shreya Sethuraman

It was just one of those days when I was at my unproductive best, just waiting for an onslaught of thoughts to enter my mind. I was waiting for the right words to express my restlessness, my anxiety, the emotional turmoil inside of me. I just prayed for some sense to make sense of the happenings around. And just then, it poured, and this was the result.



There are some thoughts I'd rather not pen

For some people beyond my ken;

But when they come within my reach

They forget my love and begin to preach.



RainThere are some words that I'd rather not utter

But not doing so makes my mind cluttered;

And when to free my mind I go to the beach

I meet some people who love to preach.



There are some places I'd rather not go

But it is hard to go against the flow;

And when I feel I am at peace

Someone comes down and begins to preach.



There are some people I'd rather not meet

Some others I'd not even greet;

And in their absence when I jump with glee,

The wet blankets return and begin to preach.



There are some songs I'd rather not hear

Stow away the books I don't revere;

And with their help when I wish to get some sleep

Morning comes calling, ever ready to preach.



The places I go, the people I meet

My thoughts that find a place on empty sheets;

Nothing would have been the same I feel,

If I hadn't met people who love to preach…

From HT Brunch, July 8

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