Who Am I ?

Who Am I ? short poem

Photo by Tif Pic


When I look into the mirror
I see an unknown person
There ain’t a gleeful smile
Happiness evades him for a while

The eyes were happy sometime ago
A different person I used to know
A satiated soul, was on a roll
He went seamlessly without a goal

What went wrong I reckon till today
Perhaps a traveller who lost his way
Forced to live a life
Where numbers have a say
In a materialistic world
Like cattle, he would stray

What looks into the mirror
Ain’t a satisfied soul
He doesn’t laugh with ease
His innocence takes a toll
He wanders away in darkness
Searching for an endless goal

However, he can smile again
Can make peace at work
Can give away all that pain
In this pursuit of happiness
Let go off that strain
With your heart in the right place
Just dance in the mystic rain !

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Profile photo of janeshbakshi

janeshbakshi

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
A young budding engineer who loves to write. It gives me a temporary refuge from reality. While I self introspect, I end up using references from my own life into my stories and poems.
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

3 Comments on "Who Am I ?"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
prabitha balasubramanian
Member

Profound and well written. Hope you write more.

wpDiscuz

A Silence On The Night.

A Silence On The Night. long poem

A silence on the night. The day fluttered quietly in whisper soft resonance, So many colours slowly dying Like confetti in the rain, And echoes touched each other, a reunion of themselves, As though they were astounded At their resonating

What Asylum!

What Asylum! short poem

Come and meet me in chamber of death where the tempest comes every night. I start disrobing the anger to find the eye of the moon. Where do I get that ink that writes an unwritten poem on water of

A Big Idea?

A Big Idea? short poem

The moral dilemma was unlearning. less than truth. Downgrading the- branded witch. Vaccine was spawning new virus. O Buddha, why did you started looking beautiful and began sitting in a living room? Trailing the smoke I was going to find

Upon Thy Inchoate Manifestation…

Upon Thy Inchoate Manifestation... long poem

(as imagined by this lumpenproletariat) When no bigger then innocuous, ho hum, happy go lucky generic black whole sonny and cher full pinhead size zit, thine pluperfect promising mysterious seat of pants whodunnit wordlessly wise wedded waywardness writ partly apportioned,

Addition – Life Through Others

Addition   Life Through Others short poem

Addiction to harmless Is accepted Addiction to harmful Is not advisable Addiction is submission Which involves Imaginations Addition is Pollution Which involves Revolution Addition is attraction Which involves Affection Addition is a fiction Which involves Correction Addition is a caution