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Desire - A Commitment

Updated on October 15, 2016

This raining night,
are we having, cold feet?
cause our breaths,
have such warmth.

Wish these drizzles, fizzle sooner,
our natural desire for pleasure,
Lest, fires could rain,
inside our brain.

Probably, the rain god is evaluating our resolve,
towards, the promises and resolutions, we have.

To be together forever, is our dream dreamt.
Containment of contentment, too, is our merit.

Until we've tied, the knot,
as i can, so you can,
stall, this instant gratification.

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      Hari Prasad S 2 weeks ago from Bangalore

      Tamara it all my pleasure too. I like to keep things short and crisp. Only a few are big too, it all depends on flow and thoughts that I have to churn to make the point.

      Thanks for a great comment. I cherish them.

      - hari

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      Tamara Moore 2 weeks ago from No idea

      Very wise words, Hari. It's a rarity to meet someone who does not go along with the crowd. What I especially like about your poems is that they say a Lot in very few words. They are easy, and untiring to read due to this aspect. I really do enjoy reading your words and am so happy I came by to see your writing!

      Hugs,

      Tamara

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      Hari Prasad S 3 weeks ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Tamara. Yes. The age old traditional ways are not be challenged for the betterment of our society.

      - hari

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      Tamara Moore 3 weeks ago from No idea

      Beautiful. Yes, sacred marriage.

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      Hari Prasad S 8 months ago from Bangalore

      Thank you usha madam. You have analysed it to perfection.

      - hari

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      Usha 8 months ago

      It's nicely deciphered between love, lust, morals n ethics

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      Hari Prasad S 11 months ago from Bangalore

      Wow. Thanks manatita for visiting this quite an old one.

      - hari

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      manatita44 11 months ago from london

      Great poem; highly sensitive and one worthy of merit. I like it.

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

      Thank you so much reynold. Happy to see your comments and aprreciation.

      - hari

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      Reynold Jay 12 months ago from Saginaw, Michigan

      Found this gem of a poem and love the two little children in the art. Well done

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

      very true. thanks noone.

      - Hari

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      noone 12 months ago

      The urge of being loved n loving should hv no boundaries, it should be free of all connotations set by us; to express and to feel, should be the only zeal, between lovers. Hari ji ur words convey the wish of fulfilling the unexpressed but heartfelt. Great work

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      Hari Prasad S 15 months ago from Bangalore

      :-) Thank you sir.

      - Hari

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      Vishnu 15 months ago

      Containment and Contentment are very wisely chosen words here.

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      Hari Prasad S 21 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks for reading. Pl do view others too.

      - hari

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      gK hegde 21 months ago

      excellent! I enjoyed reading

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      Hari Prasad S 21 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks for your comments Dora.

      In India this is a norm followed by many.

      Hope you enjoyed it.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 21 months ago from The Caribbean

      I love the last verse. It shares the responsibility of waiting--the way it should be. I endorse the message.

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      Hari Prasad S 21 months ago from Bangalore

      thanks akriti. do have a look at other ones too.

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      Akriti Mattu 21 months ago from Shimla, India

      Lovely :)

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      Hari Prasad S 22 months ago from Bangalore

      This was my first romantic attempt.:-). Was a challenge too because of the topic and to make sure feels genuine and not over the board too.

      Thanks for appreciating.

      - hari

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      Surabhi Kaura 22 months ago

      Vivid in description. Beautifully written!

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