Friday, July 2, 2010

A Smiling Tear



People pass by with a smile
Seem to mock at me
I smile back and I am crying

Amidst the crowd, cracking jokes
Seem to laugh at me
I laugh with them and I am crying

There is song and frolic
Seem to make fun of me
I sing and I am crying

"Come, join the musical chair"
Seem to challenge me
I hop in and I am crying

Roses all pink with blushes
Seem to taunt me
I blush and I am crying

"Hoopla around" cries the child
Seem to provoke me
I hoopla and I am crying

"All fine dear?" they ask
Seem to scare me
I am fine and I am crying

I smile, I laugh, I sing, I hop, I blush,
Seems I am fine but why am I crying?

I smile, I laugh, I sing, I hop, I blush,
No one can see that I am crying.



PS : This is a work of fiction.

54 comments:

  1. beautiful verses..you write good poetry you know..poetry is all about imagination and how you can write a thought in verses..and you do that beautifully :))

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  2. lovely verses... had u not put the PS down there I would have felt they were written by u... keep them coming...

    Cheers!

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  3. Neha,

    Thanks much. Do you accept these verses as poetry? Thanks god!! :-D

    Glad you liked it.

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  4. Beautiful..

    Why are so sad?

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  5. Tavish,

    Thanks a lot. Oh!! Oh!! It was written BY ME. I always post only my very own original works. :-)

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  6. Very beautiful. Very poignant!!

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  7. A,

    Thank you. Yeah, the poem is a sad one :-)

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  8. Shilpa,

    Thank you, glad you liked the lines :-)

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  9. Bik,

    Thank you. Glad you liked it

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  10. Your words were flowing like a river (strong underlying currents too I must add). Very very nice.

    Ooh your signature is awesome too! :)

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  11. Nahi samjha :(

    BTW i liked the insignia signature in the end. Hope u r retaining it for all your post.

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  12. romba romba nalla irukku..i like that phrase..smiling tear! khushi ke aasoo! {DUH}

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  13. lostworld,

    :-) Thank you for your analogy. Strong undercurrents - I liked this phrase.

    I thought let me end my post with a signature henceforth :-D

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  14. Gayathri,

    These lines are by a lady who is sad for some reason and no one understands her sadness. She puts up a smile and seems to be having fun, in reality she is sad.

    Thanks, glad you liked Insignia's insignia :-) I will retain it henceforth so that few others wouldnt doubt about the originality about my works :-)

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  15. Madhu,

    mikka nandri :-) Glad you liked it. Its not exactly khushi ke aasoo :-)

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  16. And you won the Oscar for best actress.
    You sing, laugh, hoopla, hop, blush and cry at the same time:D

    Nice verse.

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  17. I am crying... :)


    btw what does happen when smiling meet tearing smile??


    any answer?


    :)

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  18. Got a nice ring to it. You can perhaps make a song of it.

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  19. Holy Lama,

    Hahahaha thank you. Yeah I can do everything at the same time, awesome isnt it?

    Thank you

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  20. Makk,

    Thank you. I dont know!! Did you figure out yet?

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  21. RGB,

    Thanks for your suggestion. I should try singing it :-D

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  22. nice poem
    I smile, I laugh, I sing, I hop, I blush,
    No one can see that I am crying.

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  23. reminds me of the song.....tum itna jo muskura rahe ho...kya gam hai jisko chhupa rahe ho!!!

    lovely poem!!

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  24. Jaunty,

    :-) True true. Thank you :-)

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  25. Gautam,

    No :-(, always :-)

    Take care dear

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  26. The poem is so sincerely sad from deep within that it badly needed the PS =]

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  27. et,

    You got it, didn't you? You are one among very very few people who understand the essence and the reason behind what I write

    I am glad :-)

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  28. All I can say is that M touched..

    This was really beautiful n new from your side.
    Explore this side of urs more..:)

    A poet in the making..

    Cheers

    Nuts

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  29. beautifully expressed... often we have to dig deep inside ourselves to understand why we are not happy... but still reason seems to vague...

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  30. Nipun,

    Thank you. Yeah I do get into such mood sometimes. I am glad you liked it.
    :-)

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  31. Rajlakshmi,

    Thanks much. True, we dont really get the real reason

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  32. you better know that dear.

    :)

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  33. fiction yaru ? unga friend ah?? romba azhaga iruku nu solunga avanga kita..eee :)

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  34. Hary,

    fiction en thangachu. Ava kitta neenga sonnada solraen :-P

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  35. superaa irrukupa...keep up the cheers:)

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  36. Excellent poetry. Keep smiling.
    Both the pictures are too good.

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  37. Naidu sir,

    Thanks a lot. :-) Glad you liked them

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