Let There Be Light…

Darkness, in this world, I saw,
Where can be justice, when there is no law?
Death, pain, misery and crime,
No light could I see this time.

Human heads, by my feet they lay,
Wherever I walked, blood in my way,
I could see no evil, in their face then,
In death, the good and the evil are even.

I saw a mother, for her child, weep,
Her cries of anguish, did hit my heart deep,
An innocent life, taken, by a war again,
I could see no light, I felt only pain.

A smile, in a moment, turned to tears,
In a blink of an eye, I lost my dear,
Speeding death, took her away from me,
No one heard my cries, as I held her close to me.

No light could I see, just unending darkness,
If the world had ended, I could not have cared less,
Yet somewhere within, a little hope I felt,
I did not know why, as by her side I knelt.

It then dawned on me, how the light to see,
Only I can find the light, which is always within me.
Fight with words not
weapons, I feel this way,
Why take a precious life, for you to have your say?

Spread a smile, my friend, not a tear,
Give a ray of hope, my friend, not fear,
If you don’t believe in law, what justice can you get?
Your punishment is what your crime does beget.

*kadim_zamanlar by climates

Poetry & writing are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

32 thoughts on “Let There Be Light…”

  1. And you say that you rhyme without reason???nice one mate… enjoyed the message… thank you…Have a nice day… cheers…

  2. LET THERE BE LIGHT indeed!!! nicely written..as always!! whr poetry is concerned..u really cant go wrong vinay!! 😀

  3. Nice poem! I like writing about wars too.. more of wars and history.. Keep writing.Regards,Vibushan

  4. I can understand how difficult it is to rhyme lines because I write ‘sing-songy’ poetry too. This particular poem does have a singing quality in it but the undercurrent of pathos that echoes throughout the poem is just right for the topic chosen. You write beautifully! Keep up the good work!

  5. @nick(a&p)…rename my blog?? that would be wierd…bcoz i renamed it thrice already…but if i did, rhyme with reason ain't what i'd choose anyways…!! thanks for ur suggestion…!!glad u liked my poem…

  6. @vibhushan…i dont really like writing on any one particular topic…whatever comes to me at that time, i pen down…!! 🙂

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