Infused :: Inspired by and Infused to Love

My first 250 poems are all about various themes that have touched me.

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1 Amore →

An early poem and a wakeup for us all to see the beauty in life, overcome worry and live infused with love.

2 Thank You →

Inspired to write again after 3 years, this one simply shows gratitude to the Lord for things we behold.

3 Sara →

Thought of in November, I wrote this to 4 women I loved greatly as if as one.

4 Wishes →

Birthday wishes for a good friend of mine. I usually send this out on birthdays along with a fresh poem.

5 Sandra →

Another early romantic poem (they get better with time).

Uma, 12 Nov 2016
Family, Essays to a Swan

6 Mother →

A tribute to mothers, especially mine - "lights that guide us through the dark".

7 Son →

On myself, this tells a personal tale of my youth.

8 Sasha →

Dedicated to 5 of my school teachers, the poem ends with me yearning to join them behind the blackboard someday.

God, 23 Dec 2016
Spirit, Essays to a Swan

9 Ebbs and Flows →

A plea to one and all to have enthusiasm in life to "flow through our niggles" and be "full of joy" despite the ups and downs.

Uma, 31 Dec 2016
Family, Essays to a Swan

10 Infants →

About babies and how they can soothe our hearts. For my mother Uma.

God, 31 Dec 2016
Spirit, Essays to a Swan

11 Hope →

A message that Hope shalt spring, eternal in the human breast - and that we "live eternal in God's light of love".

12 Brother →

For my dearest friend whom I see like a brother.

13 Cousins →

A plea to cousins to treat each other well and accumulate good memories of "mischievous deeds and healthy fun".

14 Mentors →

For mentors who "push the boundaries of our abilities", a "chain of nurturers showing us the way".

God, 22 Jan 2017
Nature, Essays to a Swan

15 Nature →

Beginning with romantic thoughts like "standing under a waterfall beside one you love", this poem ends with a call to have "deep wells of love, for the plants and animals that share this planet".

SA, 22 Jan 2017
Romance, Essays to a Swan

16 Muse Male →

Love, from a woman's eyes, for her man "whose graceful nature and toil, kept us in abundance and comfort".

17 Doing →

About seeing life as a constant effort to Serve God through benevolence to his creatures.

18 Friends →

For a dear friend who I "thank for being steadfast in love for those are the very things - that makes us feel not like paupers but as kings".

19 Love →

An earnest plea to love one another "for it is only when we express love that we become closer to our true self".

20 Teeming With Life →

How the world can be if Builders (Change Agents) were all given a chance to "reshape that stream of activity around us until the possibility of greatness is achieved".

21 The Path to God →

Describes God and the divinity within. A path to "guide the traveller to his journey's end".

Dauntless

22 Dauntless →

For Bethany Nikka Ferret, character in Curious Lives, a bold, young and dashing adventurer - captain of the sea rescue boat - Resolute.

23 Perfection →

Another poem in the Spirit series, Perfection tells us how life can be when we are inspired - "deep seated in our mind it liberates".

God, 19 Mar 2017
Nature, Essays to a Swan

24 Acres Wild →

Named for the Jethro Tull song, this poem tells of forests that "give a weary traveller rest", - those of us who "see acres wild, filled with the wonder of a child".

25 A Friendly Nod →

On looking back to my time in Bellevue in Nov 2013 and how I was touched by so many people - receiving both positivity and encouragement.

26 Wistfulness →

Introducing Tracey (future imagined lover) - a character from Wilbur Smith's Diamond Hunters.

27 Touched →

One more of those devotional poems that talks of life, with "experiences so engraved in our minds - emotions that linger in all shapes and kinds".

28 Cycle →

Begins with a mention of the Indian God of Death - Yama, this one talks of the cycles of life and death - each one ending with a rebirth

29 Inspire →

For my mother - "with her at my side, the battle of life to fight, saves me from danger, my anchor in any plight"

30 Eros →

For Tracey again, this one ends with - "soaring on cupids wings, the couple would reflect - years later, on that love - so pristine and perfect".

Mademoiselle

31 Mademoiselle →

A romantic poem in French about how "my days are incomplete without you - the nights without colour and alone".

32 Tether →

Another fun romantic poem. This one sung by a friend while the ink was still drying.

33 Sivam →

Devotional - For Mahakala and Mahakali (the Primal Aspects) - Lord and Queen of TIME. "reveal themselves they do to a few - seers and saints in every hue - to instill in us a sense of direction - to stay the course".

34 Once →

Now the memories are a tad painful... Here's to the love that never was! "spent in spirit but not wistful - for the next time I shall savour with care - every moment that two lovers can share" Did I even savour the next one?

35 Light →

I think of those days I was rapt - "so deep the bond we lovingly forged - feel you beside me our lips engorged".

36 Glimmer →

For a girl I met that evening, sitting quiet and not talking much - "It gets lonely sometimes as one waits - For love to come and flood the gates"

37 Friends2 →

For a dear old friend, in memory of good times and a imperative to "raise our glasses we did in toast - to a life from which we would wrest the most".

38 Notables →

For Tolkien et alii - a tribute to books, movies and songs - hence the category Medley. "to rediscover the Flame Imperishable - set in the heart of every man able".

39 Striving →

As the poem ends, it makes you ponder "in striving we find we've grown, our hearts widening, - our minds reaching to the far galaxies glimmering".

40 Dwell →

Ah, to be young and in love again... "methinks a partner is the best thing to keep - in sickness and in health, a spirit so deep - entrenched in your soul"

41 Maa →

On the death of my grandmother Vasantha whom we used to call Maa.

42 Music →

For my grandmother again - that carnatic vocalist of yester year. "music was in you its what gave your life soul - soul that rang true as a melody in a bowl".

43 Toi →

For my teachers Sri Aurobindo and Mirra Alfassa, written at their ashram in Pondicherry. "We seem on the brink - of total annihilation our pilot extinguished with no time to pause and think - to follow our highest right as dictated by that voice from within".

44 Fate →

Lost in time... "a love that engulfed us - through storm and rain that love animated me and was - a bulwark against the harsh world, cozy and secure".

45 Stormy →

Dedicated to Richard Bach, ispired by his character Stormy, who with her partner Strobe work to teach children by "Open[ing] their hearts to the glee of boundless flight - Supporting them so dearly with all of our might"

46 For AFT →

9 things I learned by loving (9 different women :). Written with a hope to leave the past in the past and look to the future...

To Hold

47 To Hold →

Wedding Vows (as to be expected - there wasnt even a girl on the horizon when I wrote this :p)

God, 18 Dec 2017
Nature, Essays to a Swan

48 Nos Animaux →

A poem about the animals and animal characters in my (younger) life.

49 Go Back →

I was thinking about my father and how often we'd like to "Go Back" in time, especially when as we grow, we find relationships with loved ones strained.

50 Prayer Rebirth →

At every death, there is cause to pause and reflect on these, it helps put living in perspective and to celebrate the time we have (left).

51 Boy →

For Bharath's son Tejas as I saw him when he turned a year old. "Strewn with moments sublime - An act of love, scented with caring - For all whom you meet and enliven".

52 Field of Truth →

For people to explore and embrace their religious identity and "Do not sink to the level of the stereotype - Rather rise higher than the clouds above - Reach heaven, and touch God's face".

53 Dear Lady →

A medley - Dear Lady [Can you hear the wind blow] [Led Zeppelin]. A tribute to the [many] love songs quoted from below.

54 Killing Time →

Another medley (a few love songs). "Hold me in your arms for just another day - I promise this one will go slow - Ah memory, guess you'll have to do"

55 What Time Remains →

A somber reflection on death. "Precious is each minute and content he - Who fills each one with sixty seconds - Worth of distance run".

56 Friends Oughtnt Fight →

When I fought with a dear friend and asked "[Is there] No setting aside our cloak of bitterness?- Can you find it in your heart to forgive? - This madness that is my despair confounded".

57 First Touch →

Based on a weird dream I had... For that passing ship that brought me Sleep Eros.

58 Lord Scamp →

For animals and their power to intervene for us. "A grace from above that warms deep within - And touches to our marrow - a life truly blessed - To live on this Earth and on verdant greens run".

59 Teach Us You Did →

For my Teacher - "Love me you did for all of mine upto now - My turn to spread the love I learnt from Thou".

TK, 25 Apr 2018
Romance, Spontaneous Love

60 Teakliness →

For a girl I used to be fond of. "Like two ships passing solemn in the night - What happened to our love that gently faded from sight".

61 The Bhaktas →

For a friend's mother, on her birthday. A lady with unshakeable faith (Bhakta).

62 In My Life →

For the Beatles Song "In My Life" and a short reflection on an early love of mine. "in love for the first time - A woman to ride beside in any sort of clime - Who looked at me to the depths of my very soul".

63 No More Cloudy Days →

For a friend from days past. Romanticized version "My inmost mind only you can read - As I find a joy that you can relight".

64 Angels →

On the strain in relationships. "Why do we lose so consistently - When there's angels among us - Seems everything weve ever known is here - I never wanted it to die". That last bit from GnR

65 Turn That Page →

On Peace! - for Gene Rodenberry, creator of Star Trek - an imaginary future where we have conquered the lower tendencies and lead the Life Divine, beig kid and consisderate to one another.

66 Well →

A well of love - "What of thou and I? where on Earth shall we begin? - To continue some connect, discover love amidst the din".

67 All My Loving →

Begins by addressing Tracey, a future love, but becomes an address for this friend I fell out with.

68 Babble →

Rather Disjointed... Like the title says, its babble. If you ask, I can explain all the references. "A void thats no void at all but throbs in wonder - Creation, all of it - such cosmological splendour".

69 When To Dream →

This ones awkward. I gotta stop writing romance for people I know!

70 Fudge →

Too much romance for one night. But the flow is coming better. Wait till you reach 2020 :)

71 Cosmic Shiva →

For the Indian Trinity - shivA, vishnU, Maheshwara (AUM). "To love our neighbours and set all lower tendencies aside - Burn our ignorance with the awakening of the Guru inside".

72 Miscreants →

On Rape (not the excessively brutal kind). After we are done judging each other, gouging the others eye out and breaking their spirit, there I stand, waiting with loving arms to embrace all of humanity. As Rumi said... Beyond the rightness and wrongness of things...

73 Us not Them →

Me telling the tale of a couple - "Rebirth they found together, a baptism in holy rivers - Fair they made this world showing God's work amidst the diverse".

74 Promise →

Am slowly getting used to writing with words from other people. "Passion drives us - it's what makes the journey worth the while... Belief in oneself, trusting the outcome - even when we stumble".

75 Resilience →

Paraphrasing Bryan Adams' Star in this line "Dont give up, dont look back, theres a silver lining, its out there somewhere - We need a shining star to depend on, so shine forth and find the star in there".

2018

76 2018 →

2018 and it's 5 preceding years - for Sahlan, Imran, Biraja & Simon

77 Sculpting →

Jointly on Brotherly Love

78 Joy →

Too bad it was all imaginary. "And in that winter, beside a warm ember - That hearth of ours where we make love - Meld our bodies till all our worries dissolve".

79 Starburst →

"Heart to heart, body to body. A torch - To bear testament to the love we share - In all the seasons with us without a care".

80 Taken →

Romance, too much time on my hands late at night. "still they wanted to be - Finding a bliss like grace from our maker above".

81 NARMI →

Imran (written backwards). "Queer his friends regarded him - a nutcase but good hearted - Who dreamt to change the world lest his dreams be thwarted".

RD, 19 Oct 2018
Romance, Spontaneous Love

82 Sadness →

Fiction, for a couple in love. "A surety that his love would stay on target, unerring as a dart - As close as two friends could get, there from the very start".

83 Love Our Nature →

For Simon of GoodCountry.org, a poem on unity. "I saw the world as one one night - No more wars, no waking in fright - Long and hard we had dreamed - Wake up and unite, we screamed".

84 Woman →

Woman of yester dreams. "And how that love runs true in every fibre of our being - A being that echoes the fragrance of the cosmic scene".

85 Beaten →

A different perspective on domestic abuse. "I saw the boy behind the monster crying out desperate - To be held in someone's regard, again by life to be tested".

86 Light2 →

About the indian festival of light - Diwali from the epic the Ramayana. In the end, I mention Tolkien and his own epic, oft read and deeply moving.

87 Wonder →

Wonder, for a very special woman. "hear an old clock chime - As it turns midnight with the promise of turning dreams true - Dreams you held on to for a long time, that reach out and touch you".

88 Tarun →

For a friend. "Watch as yon fledgeling finds some heaven in the sky - Straps to pull us up when life boots us in the backside".

89 Time travelling →

Jointly, Outside Auroville. "Come back and let's build that tomorrow - A vision so fierce as to fill our marrow - Remember our true path as once we were led - Blood sweat and tears, so easily shed".

90 Wake Up →

Jointly, Sons of God - wake up and life the Life Divine. "Why does none fight for the very principle of right - Sons of God wake up, live the good life and in might".

91 Plug Away →

Filled with positivity and an impelling towards action. "The man of purpose never falls from the virility of youth - Builds a life that exemplifies virtue, nixes the uncouth".

92 Nymphs and Angels →

So much romance, so little remains... "Caricatures of nymphs and angels you bring to my mind - Making my inmost fantasy of you in every shape and kind".

93 Still Loving You →

About Agape (The Love for all that Consumes). "Things desired for all creatures great and small - That reflect the spirit of the God who made them all"

94 Wie Lieben Dich →

On finding a higher purpose than war. "We've always killed the very best of humanity... Where men gather together to teach Love's gospel - Come let's unite now, cast together our own spell"

95 Captured Heart →

Think again Imran! "Methinks we're destined to be utterly entwined - A love that engulfs us both, holding us enshrined".

96 Woven →

About Agape again. Love for all of creation. "Father, lover, friend, teacher daily your face changes - As we find new expressions to simply love in all hues".

God, 30 Mar 2019
Spirit, Spontaneous Love

97 Fight →

Live Valiant! "Guess I should, if I could go out and fight - For the victory of Good - fight with all might".

98 Louise →

Written together by 8 healers who follow Louise Hay. "I experience the beauty of the universe with love and joy - I set out to win it all with a loud yell of ahoy".

99 Tonight →

Inspired by the Kenny Roger's song We've got tonight. "Lend your love to me tonight for love we want to share - Make every minute count as into your eyes I stare".

100 Joyland →

With members of Lodge Mt Charity - a very special poem written with some very elevated friends.

101 Soul →

About the soul in us all - title inspired by the Clarkson book "I know you got soul". = "Our creator asks us only to be mindful of his majesty - Which is without and exceeds the universe so let him be - Chained to us"

102 Beacon →

Short Romantic Poem. "... That makes my heart flutter ever so soft as at dawn - When a million buttercups open and birds begin their song".

103 Grief →

A cause to reflect on another's pain. "But in my heart I think I'll always know strife - As it ruins loved ones, cuts like a knife".

104 Superman →

Wondering if I can ever be as cool as my father. "As time and again I realise he is the best of us - What can I say except papa I'll do my best in life".

105 Sweetest Heart →

Another Romantic Poem that caught me by surprise. "A fount of blessings from which to divine - My way forward, oh you like summer wine"

106 Mon Dieu →

About that cosmic divine. "As Kala and Bhairava does He make ours - A place of surpassing beauty, enter our nests - And reveal Himself at the Kernel of Bliss" (Anandamayakosha).

107 Heal Your Heart →

Poem to a loved one. "feel sweet and smooth - And complete as we set out to hew a way - Be sure to learn fast as music we do play".

108 Dear Lover →

Introducing a [then] current interest to a dear old friend. "Whose smile could lift my mood, make me go around - Any obstacle that life threw at me, peace pervaded me".

109 Maia →

Full of feelings, this one after accepting that we could just be friends. Maia (divine race) of Tolkien. "When do we get back to when our lives had art - As on afternoons we spoke happily with nary a care"

110 Choose Life →

For a friend who was feeling low and despondent

111 Enough →

First (planned) poem of the Imagine Series

112 Fight2 →

Another poem on Societal Liberation (Imagine)

113 Truth Beauty →

For my friend and founder of the Build India Group

114 Energy Healing →

Written with 2 teachers and 2 students at a healing workshop

115 Flamingoes →

About 4 women in my (recent) life.

116 Thirsty →

The romance continues

117 You →

The romance continues

118 Rhythm →

Title and opening line inspired by Air Supply

119 Sunlight →

Sanskrit works from a prayer that reminds me of her

Listen

120 Listen →

Romantic poem for a girl I was never interested in :)

121 Healed →

Looking back to the past and letting go

122 Madly →

Opening lines from the Savage Garden song

123 Distance →

For that platonic friend of mine who suffered distance too

124 Sorrow →

For my teacher's son, shortly before losing my own father

125 Friendship →

A friend I've written on friendship about before

126 Planetary Healing →

Another poem in the Imagine series

127 Humanity →

On building a peaceful world as we find our “humanity”

128 Mark and Mandy →

About 2 children, named after Enid Blyton's characters

129 Healers Creed →

To find healing in this world

130 Charmaine →

For a friend's mother

131 Kiss And Make Up →

Small bit of prose written on my father's last birthday

132 Raji →

For a friend's mother (2 days before her birthday)

133 Mystic River →

For a friend who was abused at a tender age

134 Fresh Air →

Another poem from the Imagine series

135 Advaith →

For my cousin, on his birthday

136 Neelu →

for my friend's son, on his 3rd birthday

137 Niha →

for a friend's daughter that I used to know well 2 years ago

138 Vichu →

Vichu or Heliums Apart

140 Inspire2 →

Ah, to be in love again!

141 Memory →

For a past love - Yesterday I remembered you [memory]

142 Smile →

It's time to get the mix right, then explode like dynamite!

143 Blood Warriors →

for Charmaine, Tahereh, Patricia and Hema

145 Oh Father →

After losing my father

146 Weaverbirds →

For a couple I know. Begins with some random stuff

147 Super You →

There it is, right on my sleeve!

Friend in Thee

148 Friend in Thee →

For a newmade friend and mentor

149 A house blessing →

For that couple again

150 Loss →

For my friend who lost his father

151 Cretins →

About people we shouldn't wanna emulate

153 Stormbringer →

When requested by a friend to make a poem on death

154 Lifes Mission →

When requested by a friend to make a poem on death

155 Waves →

Choosing between lover and my paper children

157 Return →

Not returned, return (to me)

158 Longing →

For a past love

159 Wet →

This ones kinda graphic and has an R rating

160 Krishna →

for a trainer I met - condensing his 10-point philosophy

Father

172 Life →

Short it is

Heal

173 Heal →

A long note on not caring about the world or feeling down but to let go the thoughts and HEAL.

Almost Paradise

176 Almost Paradise →

A note to heal for a friend

Mountains

178 Mountains →

On International Mountain Day. A quick reference to Tolkien too.

Niyat

179 Niyat →

What we get with the right Niyat or Intention

187 America →

For Gary and Alabama

Hills

188 Hills →

Romance (what else!)

Gizmo
The power is yours

207 Connected →

So verdant they are that my heart is set a tingling... I feel a love emanating for all of God's creation... The night sky and silvery moon sets me singing... With the smell of Earth and Nature, I feel an elation...

Chained
My Will

209 My Will →

About corrupt politicians

211 Maya →

for Maya and Shabana

221 Sweet →

with Longing

225 Changing Times →

Jointly with Meggha

229 Bleed →

for Countries torn apart

God, 28 Dec + 9 Aug 2020
Spirit, Ante Up [and kick in]

238 Dance →

the Dancer within

242 Soul2 →

Written on All Soul's Day after a visit to my father's grave. For grieving families everywhere.

244 Strength →

Written for a friend whose mother is suffering with cancer.

Niggle

247 Niggle →

Inspired by a Tolkien story about a painter Niggle and how his art transformed the afterlife


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