#PoetryParlour #AZatPP #day 26 #zeal


In life, the stumbling blocks,

This, that and miscellaneous, 

Surfaces, resurfaces,

Again and again,

With an unusual zeal.

Its recurrences,

Cannot always be anticipated, 

And for that matter, 

Cannot always be deterred,

By mere weak will.


One must have,

The same unusual zeal,

To vanquish,

Those ‘beasts’ of wilderness.

Or must be ready,

To be pulled down,

By their malevolent force,

Into the hellish cycle of,

Eternal darkness.


Now that is not commendable, isn’t it?

So let’s strive for the opposite.


What do you think?


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Written by Indrani Chowdhury

Indrani Chowdhury was born and raised in the north-east city of India, at Guwahati in Assam. She did her post graduation in English literature and had worked as a teacher for some years. Her friends describes her as a simple, hard working girl. She is settled at Bangalore after her marriage and is a mother of a one and a half years old.The world of books have always intrigued her and she has a knack for writing. Besides this, she likes travelling, cooking for her family and friends and meeting interesting people.