Poetry Type: Quatrain,Rhyme

In Search Of The Real Self

Each and every day, I survive in disguise

On this world of wicked people who despise

To protect myself  from  being disdained

And not to let my heart tear strained.

 

The real self is hiding  dungeons deep inside

Who is daunted by insults and settled aside.

This sorrowful world taught me  how to act

Which helps the  real self to remain intact.

 

Encouraging myself  in front of  the mirror

To come out and be as genuine as ever

I  traveled  deep into my reflection

And came back with perfection.

 

The whole world foresaw me  as weird

Terrified I geared back and never appeared.

I was reincarnated in  new disguise

I am used to this, Let them despise.

 

– Sudharsan Srinivasan

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10 responses »

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  2. Kavita Joshi says:

    very good poem Sudharsan…love the topic for this and hope that everyone finds their true self soon 🙂

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  3. Praveena says:

    I feel you gave a deep thought while writing this one..Good and powerful one!!!!

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  4. Powerfully penned 🙂

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