Somebody Within Me

Sometimes I feel lonely
isolated and left out
promises unfulfilled
ditched and reproached
blue and cryptic memories abound…

But in a lonely corner within me
there is somebody
with a panglossian view,
raising a voice of revolt
with unflinching hope
and brawny belief…

Let the world say whatever it thinks,
be unbridled in approach,
thoughts and action,
hope dawns bright light
tomorrow gets better than today…

That somebody enters into colloquy
and wins me over…

–Kaushal Kishore

image credit:rck

30 Comments

  1. Dear Kaushal, let me first tell you how stonished I am at your erudition!!!
    Panglossian view? Being super optimistic is what keeps us alive and full of hope for better days.
    My view too.
    Thank you.
    Joanna

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    1. I’m really elated, Joanna. Your generous words humbled me. I’m happy that you resonate with the post. Thank you so much for everything!!

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    1. Yes, Pangloss was there. Thank you, Joanna for reminding me. Your memory is very sharp. You can quickly make a reference to context. Thank you!

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  2. I love this, what a stunning piece. The emotion and authenticity is so beautifully palpable. You always create such deeply
    divine flows, a gift to read!!! 🖤🤗

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    1. I’m really happy to hear that from you, Ace. It’s always a pleasure to go through your comments that make me feel elated. Thanks a lot, my friend, for your constant support 😊💖

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  3. बहुत सुन्दर ख़्यालों की कविता 👌🌷 किसीको खो गये , हालिए आप का मन अशांत हो कर कई यादोंसे
    मचलने लगे , लेकिन आप केदिल के गहरी अंदर का साथी आप को ताक़त दिया और आप खुद यक़ीन किया ,
    मन की सच्चे वाक्य , क्या ये सच है? बधाइयाँ 🌷🙏👌🌷

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    1. बिल्कुल सही लिखा है आपने। हर व्यक्ति के अंतर्मन में कतिपय अवसरों पर कुछ और चलता रहता है, जबकि करता कुछ और है। प्रशंसा और टिप्पणी के लिए आपका आभार 🙏💐🌹

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