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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A Drop of Love

drop or love Pictures, Images and Photos

A drop of love into a waiting heart
And you see the flower blossom,
Opening into the loving world
As if born with brand new eyes,
Seeing a world quite altered,
From the dark insides of a bud.

A drop of hate into the waiting heart
And you see the flower droop and die,
Closing itself from the onslaught
Cringing away from the source,
And may never open ever again
Even if doused over with love.

So spread the love you find in your heart
And be assured it will find a waiting heart,
That can bloom like the flower once again
Healing itself and many another,
Spread not hate, that shrivels the heart
That makes it yearn for a drop of love.

(10th May, 2006, Nellore)
© Nalini Hebbar/openmind/2009 - all rights reserved
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9 COMMENTS:

Saras said...

So very true. One should spread the love at heart to others and see it blossom into healthy blooms.

Lazy Pineapple said...

wonderful philosophical poem.

Spread love and not Hate should be mankind's mantra.

Farila said...

Very pleasant to read Nalini.. I love your pics that go with your well written poems.

Nalini Hebbar said...

Thanks Saras , Lpine and Farila...I work real hard at selecting the right picture...poetry is sometimes easier!!!LOL
Thanks for your reading on a regular basis...you can't imagine what an encouragement it is!

Keats The Sunshine Girl said...

Give love and it will come right back to you:) Nice picture to accompany a lovely poem too.

Tarun Mitra said...

A drop poured into a waiting heart
And love flower blossomed
But flower didn't last
As other poised the soil anyway

Nice honest poem, but somewhere far stretch from the terrible reality

Rajlakshmi said...

lovely thought expressed so beautifully...
indeed we should spread love and smiles :)

Iniyaazh - இனியாழ் said...

Very true. Lovely poem. It is a blessing that I read your poem today.

Glennis said...

I like your drop of love.
Welcome, glad to have a new follower thank you.