Beneath The Pool...

"Arushi Ahuja"
On the way to Pangong....



In the eerie backyard of the forsaken house,
Just beneath the murky pool,
Of which the translucent waters spoke,
Lived a king's guarded rule...


Of fairytales, of austere lands,
Of furious battles, of queer trends,
Of colourful people, of hopeful wonders,
Of miracles, love and magic asunder...


Of streams of clear blue waters virgin,
Of mysterious music of the fire urchins, 
Enigmatic,  powerful, alluring, soothing, 
On the rythm that leaves you hopeful or brooding...


The air that bleeds of passionate aroma,
Of beautiful flowers of unknown flora,
Of enchanted woods and creatures unknown,
Brooding, mystical, mythical, forlorn!


Of winds so fresh that no one tires,
Of cosy, warm yet unburning fires,
Of gravity receding to let one fly,
Of earth so fruitful and never dry...


All beneath dirty water,
Lay a land of myth and wonder!



Written for 3WW and Poetry Jam (Impossible Place).



39 comments:

  1. I like your idea of an other more beautiful world for us to find beneath murky waters.

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  2. I will never look at a murky pool the same way again. I will always wonder if there is a magical place deep within.

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    1. Maybe drop a penny and see if a wish comes true mary...

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  3. cool.

    isnt it cool how in the most unlikely places
    the most magic is found...in the murky pool
    behind an abandoned house...ha...

    very cool.

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  4. A lot can be found underneath dirty water...I love the sense of exploration and discovery running through this poem

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    1. True Rose... a lot cqn be found where we dont look..

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  5. Oh wow :) Wish I could unravel the secrets of that mysterious land :)

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  6. I thought of this place often as a child as I rode with my grandfather in his boat. Approaching land the bottom of the ocean would begin to come into view, with rocks and seaweed, creatures and traps... and I would imagine.

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    1. Donna the things so beautiful we can imagine...

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  7. To me, that is the real world. Dirty water or clear stream, there's always a mystery.

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  8. Definitely worth taking a look beneath those mysterious waters. Thanks for posting this!

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  9. I find this poem alluring, luv the meter and repetition

    Much love...

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  10. What an inspiration nature is when we come across it unawares and and our imagination does the rest. I really enjoyed this.

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    1. So true ... Nature does leave us wondering so much more than is already true...

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  11. Life improves if you can bypass the murky waters, for sure.

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  12. "Of earth so fruitful and never dry..." we could make it if we wanted it here too..sigh...but love the mystery of that little murky pool...nicely done Arushi

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    1. Yes Sumana... A little. Effort on each of us.... :(

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  13. The air that bleeds of passionate aroma............ such beautiful words.
    I visited Leh recently and was wonderful with the scenic beauty.

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  14. Love that contrast/reminder at the end, a lovely world beneath dirty water...:-)

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  15. Love the images and the way your make this place of wonder come alive. Nicely done and beautifully crafted.

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  16. What a nice flow of your poem! Loved reading it. Perfect usage of words as well.

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  17. Whatever is below water is always a mystery! Nicely Arushi!

    Hank

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    1. Thank you hank... mostly unravelled mysteries....

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  18. Sometimes one has to dare to look beneath the dirty water.
    What a wonderful take on the prompt, and a beautiful photo to go with it!
    My entry is here.
    http://dothedead.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/nuclear-holocaust-2179-the-looming-spectre/

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    1. Thank you spectra.. ill surely visit...

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  19. It's a pity how many wonderful things we miss only because they lay beneath places that don't appeal to us at all... I think this idea could be applied to people as well, don't you think? Very nice take on the prompt!

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  20. We ignore a lot of things in plain sight Mrs. Minerva.... what lies beyond is often meant to b hidden.. thank you...

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