Lord of Fate

Updated on October 5, 2017

Lord of Fate

My heart is devoid of joy and delight.

Lord of fate, kindly state,
what act, of-late, has made you retreat,
happiness away from it.

Though all souls have got,
happiness and merriment,
mine but, has itself to comfort.

Yet again, is sorrow and regret.

I have to put on, a fake suit,
hiding, deep resentment,

Neither the chirps of a soul mate,
nor the fireflies are on flight.

This darkness has only my heart, ignited.

Is this an understatement?
"Last is the attempt,
towards this quest ?"

Lord of fate, kindly state,
what act, of-late, has made you retreat,
happiness away from my heart.

It is devoid of joy and delight.

© 2016 Hari Prasad S

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      Hari Prasad S 2 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks roopa. :-)

      - hari

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      Roopasridhar 5 months ago

      Mind blowing !

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      Hari Prasad S 16 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Missy. It is a sad song from an old Indian singer k.l saighal, I tried to translate it. Thanks for appreciating.

      - Hari

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      Missy Smith 17 months ago from Florida

      I really like this poem, and relate to it so well. It's really pretty, but with a sadness attached. Your poetry is truly original. Love it! :)

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      Hari Prasad S 17 months ago from Bangalore

      Wow. Txs manatita. I like the kind of support i get here and especially you bro. I will as suggested. I sometimes do feel like improvising but i also feel first is always the best. I will sure take some of your help too. Thanks.

      - hari

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      manatita44 17 months ago from london

      You're back to your brilliant best here. Do not rush; do not compromise with poetry. Especially your style. Watch how I write. I give it all I've got and even then I may still change a word or two.

      So this is a great poem of longing. I like it. You have compromised a little in one or two other poems. Maintain the standard. Meditate and rise early. They will come to you. Much Love, my Brother.

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      Hari Prasad S 18 months ago from Bangalore

      Vishnu sir. Kya bbat hai. Thanks.

      - hari

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      Vishnu 18 months ago

      Joy and Happiness is desire of everybody.Sometimes the pause between happy states is long.We don't

      have to worry. Jahan faasle hain,wahi Hausle hain. Beauty poem

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      Hari Prasad S 18 months ago from Bangalore

      Thank you usha ji. I will cherish your appreciation.

      - hari

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      Usha r 18 months ago

      Beautiful, soul stirring,

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      Hari Prasad S 19 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks rajan for a great comment. :-). K.L.saigal songs are so beautiful.

      - hari

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      rajan jolly 19 months ago

      The song has been sung very well by the Golden voiced K.L.Saigal complementing the beautiful poem.

      You too have translated the essence of this song beautifully, Hari.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      Hari Prasad S 19 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks devika. Its my pleasure too to present it.

      - Hari

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      Devika Primić 19 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great read, thanks for this one!

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      Hari Prasad S 19 months ago from Bangalore

      Thank you Harish for the comments. K.L.Saigal was the first super star of Bollywood whose voice still reverberates.

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      Harish Mamgain 19 months ago from India

      Hari, you have written a wonderful poem. I also enjoyed the accompanying song. Late K L Saigal was such a great singer ! It's such a nice stuff that the mind seeks to see again and again. Thank you.

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      Hari Prasad S 19 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Eric.

      - hari

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      Hari Prasad S 19 months ago from Bangalore

      Thanks Ruby.

      - hari

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 19 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Oh, this is sad. I hope the light returns bringing joy once again.

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      Eric Dierker 19 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Well done, thanks for sharing it.