As I fell in love !

In the simple facet of an
Unforeseen splash of a second
I fell in love!

I’ve been scarcely wise
And for sure, the least cautioned
So startling was that stimulus!
Strikingly awful!
In the passion I raced down
As the vulnerable spirits aroused
Swiftly drifting up
The emotional ladders swung
Zeroing into a lightness
With inspired compassion
Hitting the unconscious strategies
Torn and thrown a piece!

None ever detailed how and why
It has been a fall for sure
From atop a graceful throne
Leapt upside down
Gliding slowly first
Diving into, deep…
Deep and further
Into an emptiness
But of blissful joy …

As I fell in love
Felt joyfully hurt..
Leaving the scars
Of the residual pains
Yet, it’s indeed a fall!

This pain, but in love tranquilized
As if a passion- portrait on the heart
Casts that the nature abides by
The survival fits
From the wounds damped
The love and warmth of life
Are re-born!

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About GEETHA RAVINDRAN

Born on first Nov 1959 in Mumbai, INDIA. Had the schooling at Mumbai & graduated in Physics from Calicut University in Kerala. Married to M Ravindran. We have 2 boys , the elder is Lt. Commdr in Indian Navy & the younger boy is doing his MS ( Aero space) at IIT Chennai,India. I am working as a MATH Teacher at Kendriya Vidyalaya since 1980. I write poems in Malayalam, English & Hindi. Published a malayalam Poem collection "JWALA" in 2009. Many of my poems have been published in journals.

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