Wednesday, May 7, 2014

KEEP QUIET...JUST LISTEN!

Listen to the rain drops,
On the window sill,
Steady and consistent,
Calm you down it will.

Listen.

Listen to the silent night,
After a long day that's tiring,
To questions that we muddle over,
Answers it will bring.

Listen.

Listen to the birds,
Early in the morning,
Greet the day with a smile,
And everything will be charming.

Listen.

Listen to a chant,
Meditate on a prayer,
Free your mind,
Its a slick player.

Listen.

Listen to your body,
Don't ignore its call,
Keep an eye on your health,
Treat everything, however small.

Listen.

Listen to your child,
Busy though you may be,
They grow up so fast,
Faster than you can see.

Listen.

Listen to the person,
Who is trying to explain,
Give them a chance,
To ease their pain.

Listen.

Listen to reason,
The truth is not far,
Show some empathy,
And it will leave no scar.

Listen.

Listen to your heart,
Follow your dreams,
Give it a shot,
Impossible though it seems.

Listen.

Listen to your conscience,
That little voice that warns you,
To rethink your words and actions,
And helps you see what's true.

Listen.

Listening is a talent,
Not many have this skill,
You have much to gain from it,
Better your life it will.

Listen....

24 comments:

  1. Loved it as usual Preethi :) Keep it going!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. That's a sweet one Preethi, reading takes me into a different world altogether. So quiet, some simple and brings in a smile with silence.. :).. Keeping quiet ;)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thank for reading vinay :) reading does that to me too...sometimes i just hate to get back to the real world :P

      Delete
  3. Awesome poem, Preethi ! How wealthy we would be, in more ways than one, if only we listened !!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thank sreeja :) thank you for reading :)

      Delete
  4. Simple ....yet makes you ponder. Good Preethi
    Lalitha

    ReplyDelete
  5. It is wisdom through poetry. Reading them is like listening to my mirror self. Thank you Preethi!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. thank you so much uma :) thanks for reading :)

      Delete
  6. Oh gosh! So inspired yet so simple. lovely as always <3

    ReplyDelete
  7. wise words ..every stanza is inspiring :)

    ReplyDelete
  8. Thank you :) thanks for reading :)

    ReplyDelete
  9. yup true.. listening conveys us a lot of secrets to which otherwise we would be ignorant of.. :)

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautifully penned :) True, sometimes we need to take a moment and just listen.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Very true. Rightly expressed.
    God has given us 2 ears & 1 mouth so that we can listen more :)

    ReplyDelete