My father wanted me to be a scientist,
But the Super Scientist made me His instrument.
2.My Life -In Retrospect.
My life is made up of two things–
The lived and the unlived moments.
My unlived moments were
When I lived in this world
Without His thoughts:
And my lived moments were
When I lived in the company of the Self.
3.On My Suffering.
Suffering halted my physical progress;
But it hastened my spiritual success.
4.Life And Spirit.
Life’s long journey is cut short
At a point called called death.
But the Spirit’s timeless march
Continues with unabated breath.
5.A Child’s Imagination.
A child’s imagination runs riot
At the sight of ravishing moon.
Unable to clasp it,
A sense of despair dawns on him soon.
I did not have an address before I was born.
My parents conceptualised me,
Gave me a form, a name, and an address
For which I offer this poetic tribute, in gratitude.
7. A Monotonous Track.
My life is a monotonous track but for the
Occasional trains of joy and sorrow
Which rattle along it.
8. On My Vacuums.
I have a few vacuums in my life;
But God has refused to fill them
Unless I have a vacuum
In my heart too.
9.Past And Future.
Past is a storehouse of achievements;
Future is a storehouse of dreams.
When the dreams remain far,
The past comes nearer
In the form of sweet memories,
In which you seem to wallow for ever.
10.To My Son.
Keep smiling like a flower
Which never bothers about its death.
Keep flowing like a river,
Which has an uninterrupted breath.
Keep growing like a pine, far into the sky.
Keep aiming at Divine heights
Where peace and harmony lie.
Source- From ”Divine Pathways” (the book of poems
by Dr. Venkataramana K V.)