Ascertain

Updated on February 17, 2018

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

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      Hari Prasad S 2 months ago from Bangalore

      I am humbled by all this praise. Thanks chitraji.

      - hari

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 months ago from New Delhi, India

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

      Thanks for sharing!

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      Hari Prasad S 3 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Nellieanna 3 months ago

      What a brilliant, brave declaration!

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      Hari Prasad S 4 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Ram Ramakrishnan 4 months ago

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

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      Hari Prasad S 7 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Vishnu 7 months ago

      Once the man hits the nadir,nothing is there to

      loose.Spirit is high.ambition

      is high so looks to soar!

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      Hari Prasad S 8 months ago from Bangalore

      Thank you tamara for visiting and appreciating.

      - hari

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      Tamara Yancosky 8 months ago

      Lovely and very powerful poem! Inspirational!

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      Hari Prasad S 10 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Shyron E Shenko 10 months ago from Texas

      Hari, your poem is inspiring and uplifting.

      Blessings my friend.

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      Hari Prasad S 10 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Shannon for appreciation.

      - hari

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      shanmarie 10 months ago

      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.

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      manatita44 11 months ago from london

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

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      Hari Prasad S 11 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks bro. I am happy you liked it.

      - hari

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      manatita44 11 months ago from london

      An awesome piece! So creative! Just genius!

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      Hari Prasad S 11 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks rose.

      - hari

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 11 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Really nicely penned.

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks debangee.

      - hari

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      DEBANGEE MANDAL 12 months ago from India

      Very well written.

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Eric Dierker 12 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

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

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Bella Allred 12 months ago

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

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Ruby.

      - hari

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      Ruby Jean Richert 12 months ago from Southern Illinois

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

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks bro. I loved your comment too.

      - hari

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      manatita44 12 months ago from london

      An exquisite piece! Truly meaningful!!

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 12 months ago from Reno NV

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

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      Nellieanna Hay 12 months ago from TEXAS

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

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      Hari Prasad S 12 months ago from Bangalore

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

      - hari

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      Vishnu 12 months ago

      A confidence personified by the poet

    working