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Reflect. Blog marathon post 10

The prompt given for this Sunday at Sunday Scribblings is ' Reflect'. Here is my entry for it, which also serves as post for the day.

Reflect

sad Pictures, Images and Photos 

As I watch you stand on the balcony,
Looking out, pondering  over unsaid thoughts,
I reflect.

As I watch you have that cup of tea,
Saying a hundred things without speaking a word,
I reflect.

As I hear you lashing out in anger,
A hundred accusations flying wildly,
I reflect.

As I analyse the path I have chosen
And my conviction of sticking to it, even when lost,
I reflect.

But mostly I  think about all that has gone wrong
And all that could have been
I reflect.

And I weep.
For a love that died
But tears  continuing to flow are lost in  all the reflections.

 © 2012 Preeti Shenoy

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Comments

  1. Truly heart touching and 'reflect'ing!

    Happy April Fools Day :o)

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  2. Beautiful! I so much love the picture, Preeti! :)

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  3. Lovely and heart touching poem. You are rare gems of modern English literature.

    God bless you.

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  4. Lovely poem and beautiful picture! But you have linked wrong URL (Some Sunday Stealing) I've corrected it. I hope you don't mind:)

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  5. Your writing is so filled with emotion. A lovely poem which I so enjoyed reading.

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  6. I like that you are the rose and the dew on the petals are your tears. This is a beautiful but painful poem.

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  8. Lovely poem and click!

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  9. Afshan: Thank you! :) Pic is from photobucket as linked.

    Oldegg:Thank you!

    Keith: Thank you so much! :)

    Tarang: i dont mind but it is linked to sunday scribbling. I just checked.

    Shachi: Thank you!

    Santosh: Thanks!

    Rachit: Thanks!

    Me: Thank you!

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  10. It is of course linked to Sunday Scribblings but I was talking about the URL of 'your' blogpost linked to SS (The first one):)

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  11. Tarang: saw that after u mentioned. Have no idea who put that! Someone must have used my name and sunday stealing url :) I only submitted the second one.
    And I cant do anything about it as its an exteranl site--in no way associated with mine.

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  12. Profound!!! Liked it..

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  13. Preeti,

    Very nice poem. It speaks pain in volumes.

    After seeing this prompt, I wrote one. Check it out, if you have time.

    http://topsiturvilife.blogspot.in/2012/04/reflect.html

    Thanks,
    Deepthi

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  14. Very touching, lovely, true :)

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  15. preeti lovely flower with reality poem i love it. your blog truly touches everyone's heart preeti. great work. we are here for you.. tc ;-)

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  16. Beautiful and evokes pain.....

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  17. awesome poem....mam ur ma favrite :)nd some point or d other i am vry much influenced by u!! thankuu

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