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Trekker

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Trekker

Depression has turned, my valley,
slippery.

Incessant rain has stalled,
my desire to ascend up tall.

They say, life is in experiencing, ups and downs,
what do i do, when I am done.

I hope for sunshine to clear the cloudy gale,
for I will attempt again, to trace my hiking trail.

© 2017 Hari Prasad S

Comments

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on December 29, 2017:

Thank you Missy for your wonderful appreciation. :-)

- hari

Missy Smith from Florida on December 29, 2017:

As always a simplistic way to say a lot. Your poetry is refined. Beautiful.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on November 29, 2017:

Thank you for visiting this hub frank.

- hari

Frank Atanacio from Shelton on November 29, 2017:

Trekker is well written love the verse..

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on November 14, 2017:

Thanks manatita.

- hari

manatita44 from london on November 13, 2017:

Yes. That is all you can do, Bro. Another attempt. Never give up! Great poetry!

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on October 15, 2017:

Thank you Tamara for the comments , they are very encouraging. :-)

- hari

Tamara Yancosky from Uninhabited Regions on October 15, 2017:

This is beautifully expressed, Hari. Poignant. Lovely.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 22, 2017:

That's really a great experience for sure. Thanks for sharing and appreciating Radhika ji.

- hari

Radhika Sreekanth from Mumbai,India on September 22, 2017:

Felt like trekking in the Himalayas which I did last year....nice poem...

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 22, 2017:

Thanks rose. Nice to see u again.

- hari

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on September 22, 2017:

Love the rhythm and rhyme here. Enjoyed.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 21, 2017:

Eric,

Is it so? We are all trekkers in a way. How is this poem so close to your life? Would love to know a little more. :-). Thanks for the visit.

-hari

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 21, 2017:

Louise, wonder how the nature tell so much we otherwise ignore. Thanks for liking the poetry.

- hari

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 21, 2017:

Devika, thanks for your comments. Yes, you are right. We should have the courage to carry on, in the right spirit, under all circumstances.

- hari

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 21, 2017:

How did you do that, you wrote a poem about my life and I only know you from here ;-)

I really enjoyed this, thank you.

Louise Powles from Norfolk, England on September 21, 2017:

That is a lovely poem Hari. Yes, I think there is always sunshine to be found on a rainy day.

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on September 21, 2017:

You certainly got my attention here. Life has its amount of positive and negative insights.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 20, 2017:

Thank you Linda for your encouraging comment.

- hari

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on September 20, 2017:

This is an interesting description of depression and determination. The imagery is very effective.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 20, 2017:

Mark,

Thank you so much for visiting and appreciating.

- hari

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 20, 2017:

Thanks Vishnu sir, very true what u said, only determination is the key in such a hardship.

- hari

Mark Tulin from Ventura, California on September 20, 2017:

Nice hiking metaphor for life's ups and downs. Well done.

Vishnu on September 20, 2017:

A valleys contour accompanied by peak and trough represents

life.Poets determination can only

be the way out.Determined.

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