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Trekker

Updated on September 20, 2017
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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

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      Hari Prasad S 2 days ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Tamara Yancosky Moore 2 days ago from Uninhabited Regions

      This is beautifully expressed, Hari. Poignant. Lovely.

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Radhika Sreekanth 3 weeks ago from Mumbai,India

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

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

      Thanks rose. Nice to see u again.

      - hari

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

      Love the rhythm and rhyme here. Enjoyed.

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

      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

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

      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

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      Eric Dierker 3 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      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.

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      Louise Powles 3 weeks ago from Norfolk, England

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

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      Devika Primić 3 weeks ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

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

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

      Thank you Linda for your encouraging comment.

      - hari

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      Linda Crampton 3 weeks ago from British Columbia, Canada

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

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

      Mark,

      Thank you so much for visiting and appreciating.

      - hari

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Mark Tulin 3 weeks ago from Santa Barbara, California

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

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      Vishnu 4 weeks ago

      A valleys contour accompanied by peak and trough represents

      life.Poets determination can only

      be the way out.Determined.