Monday, November 11, 2013

World As I See It



I look outside the door there's so much to see,
to feel, but I don't, I'm so lost in me
I ride my bike but I really don't, thinking
of something else, I ride, but not on the road

there are so many stories that needs an ear
many running behind me, I walk past them
indifferently, problems that aren't mine
don't worry me, information overload
everywhere I see, unprocessed most of it
dumped all in back of my brains, goes on
my life and me. I look outside the door
there's so much to see, but someone came
this time, and knocked so hard on my head
whispered- you ain't dead, not yet
laugh a little, make someone too
there's much to see, so much to do

see outside everyday to reassure
your heart beats, and till it does 
let it not beat for a single purpose.. 



Look at everything. Don’t close your eyes to the world around you. Look and become curious and interested in what there is to see.
~ John Cage

21 comments:

  1. Have a look around and there is much to be found that can astound

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  2. Life is definitely worth being lively!
    Thought provoking lines indeed.:)
    Well put Jyoti. Loved it!:) :)

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  3. well that was some inspiring writeup ! :)

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  4. Well said ... wonderful thoughts ....

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  5. Such a beautiful thoughts...Nice :)

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  6. You know what ... you have a gift ... your posts make readers smile :-)

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  7. ah there are so many people...and so many stories to hear...i wanna hear them all..ha...i try to talk to people quite often...esp in line...

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  8. Yes,Jyoti I will look around. Nice thoughts.Meaning-fully typed.Where were you al these days,touring in long vacation?

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    1. Nah.. No touring.
      was busy a little.. now I'm back on the track :)

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  9. Really an indecent way of life keep our inner sight close having the sense that we have to look around. You did the good analysis of it in poem.

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  10. Beautiful. I loved the knocked part. Made me feel like I got a jolt and should listen.

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  11. Listen to your heart and look out that's what always matter. Simply love the way you write poems .... simple and beautiful.

    And thanks for visiting my space. :)

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  12. There is so much to see and so much to do! Could not agree more, Jyoti:)

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  13. This is different from your usual poems Jyoti.It's very deep and brilliant.

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  14. "Let noble ideas come to me from all sides of the world" said Rigveda ( Aa no bhadra kratvo yantu vishwatah ). unless you keep your mind and eyes open this is simply not possible!
    A nice read!

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  15. Jyoti, you always put the best stuff together!

    I used to volunteer at a retirement home, and often visited with a woman named Francis. She was in her late 90's and almost completely alone. She was from Switzerland, and had the cutest accent. She would always point things out that I would never see. She'd say, "look! Just look. If you don't, see what you're missing?'

    That's what your poem made me think of here. :)

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  16. Yeah, we do that. We just ignore most of the things around us.

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