Life is a River

a poem by Avijeet Das

Life is a river
Zig zag it goes on flowing
Myriad memories quench thirst
In the swirling waves of life!

Life has its own colour
A mingling of blue, green, black and white
Sweeping away all happiness and sadness
In the cascading bubbles of tears and delight

Life shares its own wisdom
To keep on flowing is its only zeal
Whether it be summer or winter
Life will keep on flowing but never still

Life is a river
It flows at its own pace
Sometimes it may have no direction
And this is life’s story and grace!

(Poem by: Manjushree Mohanty
Translated from Odiya to English by: Avijeet Das)