Posts Tagged ‘Poetry’

HER NAME IS ALSO – WOMAN!: Poetry Reading by Deepak Menon

May 20, 2015

HER NAME IS ALSO – WOMAN!: Poetry Reading by Deepak Menon.

What Worth my Tomorrows – by Deepak Menon

June 5, 2014

What Worth my Tomorrows - by Deepak Menon

A Volume of Rhymed Poems about many aspects of love life nature and laughter – exploring life

All Pure – Poems of Passion – A tribute to Omar Khayyam

January 2, 2014

All Pure – Poems of Passion – A tribute to Omar Khayyam

This is a Volume of Sructured Poetry following the structure first shown to the world by Edward Fitgerald in his immortal book of verse “The Rubiyyat of Omar Khayyam”. Here the reader will be shown the spirit of Persian poetry – for the first time written originally in English – and also understand the spirit and ethos of the quatrains as well as understand the structure of the quatrains which are based on syllables where the 1st, 2nd and 4th line Rhyme with the same number of syllables while the 3rd line remains unrhymed. This book has received very high starred reviews and was also given a glowing review in the Times of India. It is available in Print and Kindle editions on all Amazon and other Online Book sellers across the world. A search for Deepak Menon on the sellers site will throw up this as well as all the different editions of all Deepak Menon’s books

And the rest? – Gently to sleep lay.- A poem by me

August 10, 2012


.                     By Deepak Menon

Can meanings, we, from words glean?

Words that are meant to let us know,

What we can never hear or dream,

Words meant to raise or lay us low,

What we can see, of intents unseen

From words uttered not to let us know,

Is but a fragment of a forgotten dream

Words wrapped in magic gowns of snow,

Lily white in nether worlds so dark

Showing glimmering rivers of feelings,

That words like crawling maggots park

In minds deep recesses,with meanings,

That silently reverberate with truths

We think we know but are not sure,

For words are carriers of those truths

And themselves the beckoning lure,

Concealing meanings in shimmering hazes

Compelling reason and ignorance,

To lose themselves in speakers mazes

Of meanings construed as deliverance,

For, meanings from words we do derive,

But in a parochial, limited way,

We hear what we need to survive

And the rest must always hidden stay,

So let’s not peer too deeply into the meanings,

Of words we hear along life’s way,

Lets glean what we desire to sooth our feelings!

And the rest? – Gently to sleep lay.

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