Poems by Karthik Palaniappan

Desire

a poem by

Karthik Palaniappan

Withered flowers adorned my way
And the cool breeze swept over me,
I walked my way through the autumn trees
As the bird cuckoo sang for me.

Lost in the glory of rainbow
And the sparkling white snow,
I dreamt of touching the sky
As I watched the flock of cranes fly.

Wonder what else I wanted
And wonder why I am here,
Wonder what I am looking for
And wonder why I feel like a looser,
Though all that I did and all that had happened was
What I dreamt and what I desired.

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Peace

a poem by

Karthik Palaniappan

With the adorable clear blue sky
And the blooming green spring,
With our blessed conscience
And everlasting compassion,
Let us follow the rays of hope from bright sunshine
Leaving our wrecked efforts behind,
To find the heavenly world of peace
And a venerable benevolent society.
Let us unite by amity and goodwill
And not by race and religion,
Let us shed our ego and enmity
But not our morality and unity,
Let us live to love and laugh
And not to survive and succumb,
Together, let us fly to that heavenly world,
And cherish with joy, the moments of peace.

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