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Ascertain

ascertained

Ascertain


Pulled to ground zero, by norms,
I’m aiming high to nullify them.

Going south, i’ve found, way down the gut,
An unknown source of strength.

The voice is uprising,
Steadily on the horizon.

Fear I have none,
I ascertain.

© 2017 Hari Prasad S

Comments

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on May 10, 2018:

Li, What a beautiful comment, thanks.

- Hari

Li-Jen Hew on May 10, 2018:

Hi Hari. I like the flying spirit in your poem. There are contradictory meanings like ground, high, south and strength. Nice to know there is positivity everywhere. Keep up the fearlessness hehe...Thanks for sharing.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on January 29, 2018:

I am humbled by all this praise. Thanks chitraji.

- hari

Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on January 29, 2018:

Your poem is a beautiful expression of power and strength. Loved the picture too.

Thanks for sharing!

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on December 26, 2017:

Thanks nellieanna. It surprises me how thoughts sometimes just flow when they want to make an impact.

- hari

Nellieanna on December 26, 2017:

What a brilliant, brave declaration!

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on November 25, 2017:

Thank you ramakrishanan sir. I like your appreciation note, they are extremely expressive too.

- hari

Ram Ramakrishnan on November 25, 2017:

Interesting encapsulation of a situational thought process with appropriately selected words. I like it.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on September 18, 2017:

Vishnu sir, great comments. Thank you once more. :-)

- hari

Vishnu on September 18, 2017:

Once the man hits the nadir,nothing is there to

loose.Spirit is high.ambition

is high so looks to soar!

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on August 07, 2017:

Thank you tamara for visiting and appreciating.

- hari

Tamara Yancosky on August 07, 2017:

Lovely and very powerful poem! Inspirational!

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

Thank you so much for visiting shyron. Have a great day ahead.

- hari

Shyron E Shenko from Texas on June 21, 2017:

Hari, your poem is inspiring and uplifting.

Blessings my friend.

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

Thanks Shannon for appreciation.

- hari

Shannon Henry from Texas on June 21, 2017:

Yes, you are right that this poem is similar to the one I just wrote and posted. Yours, too, is inspiring. I particularly like the opening lines of yours.

manatita44 from london on April 29, 2017:

Ha ha. Sometimes I think you live here, Bro. Aren't you five hours ahead of me? Carry on ...

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

Thanks bro. I am happy you liked it.

- hari

manatita44 from london on April 29, 2017:

An awesome piece! So creative! Just genius!

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

Thanks rose.

- hari

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 29, 2017:

Really nicely penned.

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

Thanks debangee.

- hari

DEBANGEE MANDAL from India on April 20, 2017:

Very well written.

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

:-) Eric you are so nice. Thank you for always reading and encouraging.

- hari

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on April 20, 2017:

You really can say a great deal in just a few words friend. I like this one.

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

Thank you Isabella for liking and for your awesome comments too. You can look at my other poems as well. Thanks.

- hari

Bella Allred on April 20, 2017:

That's beautiful, you convey power and strength very well, and the message is a good one.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on April 19, 2017:

Thanks Ruby.

- hari

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on April 19, 2017:

Good for you Hari. Fear can be so very debilitating. You have proven one can rise above it..

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on April 19, 2017:

Thanks bro. I loved your comment too.

- hari

manatita44 from london on April 19, 2017:

An exquisite piece! Truly meaningful!!

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on April 19, 2017:

Jamie, thank you. I'm happy you liked it.

- hari

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on April 19, 2017:

Thanks nellieanna. I am happy you liked it so much.

- hari

Jamie Lee Hamann from Reno NV on April 19, 2017:

Your poem made me stop and think about the world today and my place within it. Well written and a joy to read. Jamie

Nellieanna Hay from TEXAS on April 19, 2017:

It's powerful! Such an interesting choice of words. I like it, Hari.

Hari Prasad S (author) from Bangalore on April 19, 2017:

Thank you Vishnu sir for your encouraging words. Yes. It is a sort of affirmation.

- hari

Vishnu on April 19, 2017:

A confidence personified by the poet