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Thursday, 19 April 2018

Questions : Quatrain (Letters from the Soul #17)


Amaranthine questions are spread unevenly
In the enigmatic labyrinth of life;
They tease, mock, and laugh breezily
At the weary travelers trying to thrive. 

The sea waves question the azure sky
The earth questions the restless wanderers;
We flutter from flower to flower like a butterfly
The answers lie hidden in Nature's metaphors.

We are seekers, in search of answers
To the questions that lie on our path;
Life is a stage and we are the performers
Reveling in soul-searching on earth. 

© Purba Chakraborty 
19.04.2018

Note: This is a quatrain. A quatrain is a poem consisting of four lines of verse that follows a fixed rhyming pattern such as abab, aabb or abba. I used the rhyming pattern of abab in this quatrain poem. 

16 comments:

  1. Amazing poem, Purba. Very nicely you have worded it.

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  2. Thanks to you, we are learning newer forms of poetry. It's amazing that there are so many forms and that they have a fixed pattern as well. Interesting and impressive.

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  3. I can’t agre more dear, this world is indeed a stage. Thank you for sharing what a quatrain is :)

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  4. Hari OM
    each quatrain sparkles like Quartz! YAM xx

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  5. I enjoyed reading this poem. Felt like it took me on a spiritual journey...

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  6. Wow.beautiful. azure sky is lovely
    Priya priyreflects

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  7. I love the idea of amaranthine questions. What a beautiful word!

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  8. Very true. We're all seekers. As long as we're questioning, we're alive. If we're not questioning, we aren't...

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  9. WOWW!!! So wonderful lines Purba. Indeed Soul stirring and soul searching !!!

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  10. beautiful lines. especially the last stanza

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  11. Another beautiful one bringing so much beauty of life and truly what nature is. Beautifully done

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  12. We are seekers for sure. Many questions to be answered and soul-searching continues here. Well expressed, Purba!

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  13. All the world's a stage...and we are seekers of the quibble called life! What a beautiful expression! Loved these quatrains! <3

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  14. Your thoughts are as beautiful as your expression. Loved it.

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  15. This is a very very professional piece. Well done, Purba! :) I'm looking for words to compliment now :D

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