Change

the dried stream 
was once full of life
flora and fauna all around
the dry leaf was once green
not flying here and there
with a provocative gush of wind
the wrinkles were once firm
reinforcing the ego of immortality
the futility of their resistance
to change
irreversibility of physical change
thank God
mental change is reversible
a mind conditioned,
to sway of likes and dislikes
enslaved to addictions
of anger jealousy greed
proliferating a set of actions
and the boomerang chequered
joy or sorrow
happiness or unhappiness
..all to manifest
all around 
a swirling pattern
of living the life
based on the circumvention
of song of likes and dislikes
miles away from equanimity
or liberation
staying firm
in abidance of one's duty
and devotion
Paves the way for repose
a respite in mind
a state of mind
of nothing much
or nothing less
is it steadfastness
in duty,devotion
or right attitude,vision?
a change from within?
Yes
a big Yes!

Kamakhya 
Image Credit: Google


9 comments

  1. GILDASPOEMS · March 28, 2019

    Interesting poetry! The only thing we can count on is the inevitability of change. Thank goodness we’re eternal!😊

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  2. Amitav Chowdhury · March 29, 2019

    Such rich imagery. Beautifully penned!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. ESP · March 29, 2019

    insightful, the conditioned minds do stand a chance in the face of change

    Liked by 1 person

    • Springstart@life : Kamakhya · March 29, 2019

      Yes the conditioned mind can be unconditioned , a change from within may reinforce that . Thank you for the lovely take on this.

      Like

  4. thoughtsnlifeblog · March 30, 2019

    Very true, we may not be able to reserve global warming..but we can change our thoughts to be more positive.

    Lovely piece as always

    Have a great rest of weekend and week

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  5. Springstart@life : Kamakhya · March 31, 2019

    Thank you Bella for the beautiful take on this , you are right , we may bring in a perceptible change , a change from within knowing the truth ! Happy weekend to you too !
    Blessed times!

    Like

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