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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Sunrise Steady

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Conditional love
Is not love at all
The sun still rises
Despite anger at the mountains

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Love does not retreat
In the face of challenge
Holding hands through the tempest
Sunrise steady
 
 

Naani is a type of popular Indian Telugu poem. Naani means an expression of one and all. It is a four line poem with 20-25 total syllables. There is no specific subject, but Naani poems tend to be about human relations and current time.

2 comments:

Christine said...

I love learning something new everyday, beautiful words.

ladynimue said...

I so loved this !!!
totally amazing thought on unconditional love :)