Rhyming With Love



fall in love with love
feel its warmth and beauty
it will not allow you to grow old
you will remain young forever
if you are true to your love

it never ages
nor it will let you age as long as
you are in love, with its rhythm and rhyme
don’t let it silently languish
let it blossom with all its colour
or else you will only make you a machine
devoid of a heart and your true grandeur
keep it burning deep inside
don’t leave loving and living
you will be only killing yourself

bathe in the perennial stream of love
let the dirt and filth accumulated
leave your mind and body
open your eyes!
and see how beautiful life is

love never lives with apathy and negativity
ego, suspicion, hatred, jealousy and hypocrisy
get over these, that will make you a lover
otherwise, you can never be in love

not the easiest of things to be in love
it is a hero’s bravery, not a coward’s longing
always for the loved one, beyond the physical body, its craving and desire
when love is love, the unison, joy and ecstasy
are at a level, totally different of which only a few are aware of
you are to make yourself eligible for the elixir
otherwise, you will be confusing love with lust and deceiving yourself all along

let love and life rhyme
reason and emotion meet
heart and mind work in tandem
the inner and outer you coincide
let life begin unfolding its grace and beauty
living become sheer poetry
and love becomes the only reality

Smruti Ranjan Mohanty© 5.12.18
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About Smruti

Smruti Ranjan Mohanty, O.F.S, son of Raj Kishore and Shantilata Mohanty, born at Padmapur, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha on 1.1.1963 is a multilingual poet, essayist and writer. He is a published poet and writer and a featured poet of PENTASI B World Friendship Poetry. His writings include essays, short stories, poems and novels which are published in newspapers and in various national and international magazines, journals and anthologies. Working as Finance Officer in Govt of Odisha, he writes extensively on life, its beauty and intricacies which are widely acclaimed. Poems are published in Mother Anthology by Hall of Poets, Voices of Aspirants by Poetry Planet, Mother by Poetry for Peace, Let the men speak for peace, Aroma of wilting petals, Anupam Bharat, Sourav, The Rock Pebbles, Symphony of Souls, Serious &Hilarious, Heartistry, World poetry on let there be peace, Complexion based discrimination global insight, Thought and Nature Anthology, New Creative Anteriority, Spring Window to peace, Indo African Anthology, Love at first sight, Spilling Essences, You and Me, A new beginning, Heart to Heart, Only you, My Valentine, Whispering Hearts, Poetic Rainbow, Fragrance of Asia, The Harmony, Sahitya Anand, East meets the West, Symphony of Peace, Pearls of Poesy, Ambrosia, International Anthology on Autism, Stars, Sky and Poiesis, Rain Drops of Love, Smrutire Parijat, Peace Lover, GloMag, Feb 2019, Tranquil Muse, Medley of Melodies, Nostalgia, Rise to Higher Essence, Cherry Toppings, Inked Thoughts, Whispering Poiesis, Rippling of Peace, Creative Anteriority, World for Piece, Traumas on Widows, Holistic Healing of Widow, The Global Literati Insights Research Journal, 1st issue 2018 etc. Poems are also featured in online magazines like atunispoetry.com, our poetry archive, GloMag etc., Poem hunter.com, Destiny poets, Different truths, YouTube.com.etc Website-smrutiweb.wordpress.com

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