By Sunil Sharma

A stone buried under the flow

Of river meandering quietly

In the wilderness and watched

Silently by the trees overhanging

And kissing the tranquil face of the brown river,

Knows the lightness and density of the water

In different seasons;

It gets uprooted from the bed and moves ahead

In heavy dark monsoons here in India and elsewhere,

Then again becomes embedded in the ground that stares

During merciless summers, when swollen river is reduced to

A mere trickle;

Stone, well-worn and polished by the currents, tells us all

The universal, eternal value of being a stoic under every

Challenging condition!


Sunil Sharma

Principal, Bharat College, Mumbai Metropolitan Region, India

Writer | Critic | Editor | Freelance Journalist | Reviewer | Literary Interviewer
Twitter: @drsunilsharma
Skype: sunils2015
Link to recent publications: http://www.bharatcollege.in/recent-publication

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