Friday, February 4, 2011

Freedom

© Written by Tarang Sinha

         

  Between the dark and the daylight
           When the night is beginning to lower
           Comes a pause in the day’s occupation
           That is known as the children’s hour.


           She adhered at the balcony and…
           …took a glimpse of the beautiful park.
           Giggles of chuckling girls…
           …resonated the aura like a lark.


           Swinging & singing together
           Their face gleamed with delight.
           Gesture reflecting the gist of liberty.
           As the swing took the flight.


            Attributes of childhood are…
            …No worries and no mess,
            No superiority complex and jealousy
            Only virtue and heartfelt happiness


           Yes, this is the freedom indeed
           She realized.
           She traveled in the reminiscences
           …and became nostalgic.


           Life, now seemed tedious
           Permeated with jumble and boredom.
           She too wanted to burst into guffaws
           And absorb the essence of freedom.




Prompt @: Carry on tuesday 
Also submitted to: Sunday Scribblings










         

16 comments:

  1. This works well for the prompt, and I enjoyed the view from the balcony. It was delightful!
    Gloria

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  2. keep swinging,
    thanks for sharing.
    :)

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  3. I find myself swinging far too little these days.

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  4. Greetings, how are you?
    Write a free verse 4 Poets Rally, enjoy poetic friends, you are invited!

    Hope to see you in,

    Love your poetry talent and looking forward to a profound experience with your input.

    Cheers.
    xoxox

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  5. Thanks PPPL! I'm glad you liked my poems.

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  6. 'jumble and boredom'..what a wonderful description..the swings are always in the park thoug..no matter how old you are..Jae

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  7. I loved this...I was on those swings too, great imagery:)

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  8. Freedom is definitely that! I loved this poem Tarang :) And the image fits so well. Dropping by from SS :)

    Happy Monday!

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  9. Thanks Cynthia & WarmSunshine. I'm glad you liked it.:)

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  10. I loved the interplay between powerful image and vivid words!

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  11. I remember when...
    As adults, we don't have the same kind of freedom like we did when we were kids (job, mortgage, bills, life, etc.)
    Lovely imagery.

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  12. Thank you so much Meryl & Andy.

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