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Old 15th May 2010, 11:54   #91
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Default A Fun Poem for all us Motorheads.

Hello everyone,

Blame it on my busy schedule or my innate laziness, I am rarely posting in one of my favorite website, which is, Team BHP.
However, to kick start my second innings, I am presenting you guys with this poem, which i had penned a couple of years back. It is a fun poem depicting the irony of my life. Here it is:

It's called, "In Overdrive"

Iím driving in this state freeway, oh, so very fast,
Man, Iím still driving; my brainís beginning to rust.
Consuming miles in my sleek Grand Touring car,
Driving like crazy for hours now, Iíve come very far.
I must have been flying, the speedo stuck at 220,
The Global Warming chaos, forget it just let it be.

Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my red Pontiac GTO,
My vision changing from windscreen wide to horizon,
Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my silver 911 Turbo,
Tyres screeching allright, Iím about to get impound,

A big sedan on my left, a hatchback on my right,
I swerve my car, power slide away without a fight.
Banging down the gearbox, Iím pulling again strong,
A straight drop of 1000 feet, if I do anything wrong.
The sun is down now; I switch on the headlight,
Still coming to terms with this throbbing V8ís might.

Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my scarlet Ferrari.
The radio is off; Iím listening to the engine note,
Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my blue Maserati,
A convertible in this country road will get my vote,

A lousy state trooper shows up in my carís rear,
Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear,
Man! Those *******s now drive as fast as Kimi,
I laughed, what the hell they canít beat, Iím Schumi,
I thought, should I pull over or continue my trip,
Suddenly I hear my tyre blast, damn the spike strip,

Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my silver Mercedes,
Traction control on, loss of tyre pressure undoes any grip,
Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my black BMW M6,
Handling turns bad; my car understeers like a ship,

I slammed the brakes, my car screeches to a stop,
My hero in uniform comes across, **** heís a cop,
Signaling with his torch, he asks me to step out fine,
And made me to walk a maze he called as a line,
I stumbled as I walked, finally managed to succeed,
A few tickets I got in the bargain, which I paid no heed.

Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my brand new Honda,
I laughed at myself, thinking about my latest felony,
Yeah! Iím driving very fast in my blistering fast Zonda,
I am totally buzzed, I had a couple of beer too many.

Yeah! Iím still driving fast but in my small family car.


Disclaimer: Looks like some of the curse words were screened by the site. Anyway, what I really wanted to say is drinking and driving simply doesn't gel together. Its a different matter to freak out, completely another to put your, and more importantly, your loved one's life at stake. Also you are unnecessarily putting others life in danger.

All it takes to ruin a life is one split second. Drive safe. Take care.
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Old 22nd June 2010, 09:01   #92
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Default valigalai mattume mozhigiren

Something I penned last week.

unarvellam kuruthi
udambellam vyarvai
nisapthathin naduvil
en azhugai mattume ketkirathu.

tharaiellam sivapaaga
vinnellam iruttaaga
vaditha kanneer kadalil
naan mattume ennai unargiren.

evarum illai ketpatharku
aravanaithu ennai kaapatharku,
en nizhalum thanimaiyil vittuvida
valiyudan mattume kidakkiren.

sillugalai udaintha idhayam ganakirathu
udambellam valikirathu,
anintha aadaiyum vilagi pooga
nirvaanamai nilai kolaigiren...
valigalai mattume mozhigiren.

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Old 22nd June 2010, 13:02   #93
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Any lovers of classic poetry? Blake, Tennysone, Wordsworth?

Here is one, written more than a decade back.

The Hall

The snail glides over the empty hall,
Is troubled where from came the call,
Has so much grounds to cover,
Is afraid , it may begin to shower,
But he knows he will be high and dry,
Even if the drops dare try,
To drench him from head to foot,
To plunder and vamoose with the loot.
He knows the hall has a roof,
He hopes for heavens to have a proof,
So be it :the writing on the wall,
The shy face says it all,
But never it is meant to be,
To see beyond the sea,
But sail sail and sail,
Not just send a mail,
To ask for come and stay,
Or please show me the way,
It is for him to make the trail,
It is for him to be hailed,
There are many a hidden wall,
It is for him to cross the hall.
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Old 10th July 2010, 22:40   #94
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Default Blake for Thought

The Smile

There is a smile of love,
And there is a smile of deceit,
And there is a smile of smiles
In which these two smiles meet.

And there is a frown of hate,
And there is a frown of disdain,
And there is a frown of frowns
Which you strive to forget in vain,

For it sticks in the heart's deep core
And it sticks in the deep backbone--
And no smile that ever was smil'd,
But only one smile alone,

That betwixt the cradle and grave
It only once smil'd can be;
And, when it once is smil'd,
There's an end to all misery.
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Here's something I had penned down after a visit to Tungareshwar waterfalls (somewhere near Vasai) with my college friends a few days ago. Each line describes one specific location/event from the trip:

Wake up and smell the coffee, the thrill of adventure

Curse and malediction be unto you, O hapless procrastinator

Perilous roads, capricious rivers, surge of trepidation and fear

The optimist in you keeping faith, destination draws near

Sight of Divine, mutation of faith into gratification

Wondrous waterfall splendour, conformity to Law of Gravitation

Ominous moon rising, vile creatures of Dark block the path

Ethereal dance of lights, perpetual memory till The Black Sabbath

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Old 6th August 2010, 17:58   #96
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Uyiril unarvillai, Unarvil karuthillai,
Seyalil uyirillai,
Naavil sorkalillai, sonnal porulum illai,
Uyir vaazha naattam illai,
Ullukkul theeyum illai,
Iruttukul olindadhal, Kannukku oliyum illai,
Nee illayel enakku ethuvume illai. (Ullathil Nee mattum)

Ullam ganakindrathu, iratham sindhugirathu
Kangal karukindrathu, kanneer vadiginrathu
enna seigiren theriyavillai,
enna seivathu puriyavillai,
thikki thinari thavithu
thondaikkuzhi adaitha pothum,
ullam kumurina pothum,
Unnai mattume vendugiren, Unakkai mattume engugiren,
Un kaadhaludane vaazhgiren.

Uthadugalil iratham vazhigindrathu,
Ullathin kumuralgalai uraikka mudiyamal.
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This is written by my wifey. Mallus please comment
Edit: Difficult to read it seems. The original here:

Mods, hope I am not violating any rules by posting in Malayalam; please delete if I am.

എന്*റെ മനസ്

സ്നേഹര്*ദ്രമാം നിന്*റെ മിഴികളില്*
നോക്കി ഞാനിവിടെയിരിക്കെ
മനസിന്* അഭ്രപാളിയില്** തെളിഞ്ഞു
പുഞ്ചിരിതുകും നിന്*റെയാ വദനം
എന്നരികില്* വരാത്തതെന്തെന്നു ഞാന്*
ചിന്തിച്ചിവിടെ ഇരിക്കെ
മധുരമാം നിന്*സ്വരം എന്*റെ കാതുകളില്*
വന്നു പതിഞ്ഞിടുന്നു.
ഏതോ നിഗൂഡമാം ബന്ധനങ്ങള്*
നിന്നെ പിന്തുടരുന്നുവോ?
അതോ നിന്മനസില്* ഞാനില്ലാത്തതോ?
അര്*ത്ഥമറിയാത്തൊരായിരം വാക്കുകള്*
ഇന്നെന്* മനസ്സില്* നിറഞ്ഞിരിക്കുന്നു.
ആരോട് ചോദിക്കുമെന്നറിയാതെ
എന്* മനം നിസ്സഹായായി നില്*ക്കുന്നു.
എന്തെ നിനക്ക് ബോധം നശിച്ചുവോ?
നീ നിന്നെക്കുറിചെന്തെ ഓര്*ത്തിടുന്നില്ല
മുന്നോട്ടു പോയീടുക തടസങ്ങളൊക്കെ
മാറീടുവാന്* പ്രാര്*ഥിച്ചിടുക.
നിന്നാത്മാവിനെ നീ വിശ്വസിക്കുക.
നിനക്ക് മുന്നേറാന്* കഴിയുമെന്ന്
നിന്നത്മാവ് മന്ത്രിക്കുന്നത് കേള്*ക്കുന്നില്ലേ* .
പിന്നെയുമെന്തിനീ ദു:ഖഭാവം
പോകുക മുന്നോട്ടു പോകുക
നീ ലക്*ഷ്യത്തില്* എത്തിചേര്*ന്നിടും.

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Old 6th August 2010, 20:18   #98
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There once was a girl from Madras... is this sort of poem allowed here?

Here are a couple of my all time faves.


The cow is of the bovine ilk
One end is moo, the other, milk.

Ode to a baby

A bit of talcum
Is always walcum.
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Starting out.
Something new from my side.


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A short poem written by my friend's son, Vedant. The boy's about 10 ..

Sail, Sail, Sail

Some time back long ago,
I made a boat

I took it ashore
To Let it go

Along the waves
With the winds

I set a flag and put a light
So I could see it at night

Bidding her Good bye
Got a tear to my eye

I hoped to see it soon
On a night of full moon

Sail, Sail, Sail, I told my boat
To her return I raised a toast.
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Old 4th February 2011, 01:50   #101
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Default re: Any poets on Team-BHP? Post all your poems here!

Composed something few days ago, posting here too - Although I do not consider this as a poem and have not tried to rhyme at all.
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Old 15th October 2011, 18:48   #102
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Default re: Any poets on Team-BHP? Post all your poems here!

I am aware this thread is about self creations, but could not refrain myself from posting this.
I guess nothing gets better in context.

We are talking poems, we are talking by a "rocker"
He is talking about wheels!

Wheels can turn you around,
Wheels can cut you down,
You can go from boom to bust,
From dreams to a bowl of dust.

Neil Peart in "Grace Under Pressure"
The Rush Drummer in my opinion is a fantastic poet.

Drive Safe.
(Thats what even he wants to convey )

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Realms of Passion

Her eyes twinkled like the stars,
Her aura emanated like a fragrance,
Reminds me of the sweetest flowers,
And her movements, full of elegance.

The melody of her voice echoes,
In the realms of my mind,
Her lips, as red as a rose,
She, unfailingly kind.

Her hair swayed in the gentle breeze,
She, warm as warm can be,
No wonder she made me weak at my knees,
Her smile ignited a fire inside me.

But this is part of the past,
The present does leave much to ask for,
I remember the day I saw her last,
Itís a memory that seems too far.

My heart yearns for what it does miss,
And beats like itíll never grow old,
It wonders where the warmth is,
That prevented it from going cold.

To me, you are most beautiful,
To me, you are most dear,
To me, you are most cool,
What the world thinks, I donít care.

I wait with baited breath,
For you to come by,
Not till death,
But till the earth meets the sky.

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My first and till date the best....

I thought I got my life,
Leaving every thing, I ran behind
Like a blind,
Crushing my intellect, I rejoiced.
Wondering I got treasure
I delight.

I thought I got my life,
Rejoicing day and night,
Wondering how beautiful my life is
I cried,
I thought I got my life.

I thought I got my life,
Just to wonder why does she needs to lie,
Why do my life deceive,
Cheating me on every promise.
Leaving me alone just to grieve.

I thought I got my life,
Only to pay me pain,
Killing me from within,
Entertaining her own game.

I thought I got my life,
I believed her, only to fail,
I forgot my mind, the gift of my Lord,
I forgot to use it whilst believing her.

I thought I got my life,
While in the midst of my pain,
God unlock my hardened breast,
I wonder as I saw, how incorrect I was,
I got the answer of my heart aching thought.

I realize the reason behind,
Came on the path of the righteousness,
And the right,
Left my life, I worked for eternity,
At end it made me feel bright.

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Default re: Any poets on Team-BHP? Post all your poems here!

Nice to find such a thread here. Will post many more.
Here's a starter:

Surrender to Hell

On this pedestal of death I stand
Searching for my end
No fear now left to live
The end is now my friend

I close my eyes and whisper
To the depths of highest orders
Smite me down you now must
Turn these muscles and bones to fodder

My eyes dried up off tears
Blood now it starts to weep
Not fear or pain the cause
Just something inside deep

How did I end up here
To what I owe this grief
To answer an eternity is less
The questions although so brief

I whisper once again
Hear me Ohí lord of silence
Take me now your captive
Your prison my ultimate penance

ÖAnd finally I open my eyes
There he stands a mighty knight
Not different from what Iíd dreamt
Yet such a strange sight

Kneel in front now I must
A warriorís end I seek
He hasnít moved an inch
Yet suddenly so far and bleak

Oh but what a fool Iíve been
The devil is a crooked player
My surrender brands me a coward
No longer heíll heed my prayer

My existence ends up a waste
A lifelong struggle thrown away
I fought for hell so long
Now drown in heavenís bay.
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