Thursday, July 24, 2008

Half done is not undone

The serpentine road
Stretched from the horizon to the next
Just an insurmountable black pit of gravel
For the chicken on the sidewalk
The other side’s grass was green enough
Enticing enough
To warrant an attempt
Through the horrors of the road
But not even once
Did the right foot cross the left
Neither the left crossed the right
The chicken ain’t called chicken
For lack of names fancy or trite.
Goaded on by pretty pecking chicks
It once got into a rare daring fit
And tried with all its might
To pretend away the fears
Of traversing a path untried
Of reaching for a destination unknown.
But as they say
The seeds of success are sown
in recognizing every fear and its cause
and taking every care and pause.
The headlong rush
Howsoever daring
made the chicken lose its head
Flap its wings
And bury its head ostrich like
Into the black gravel of the serpentine road
The fears were back
It could never proclaim its ephemeral victory
But probably the omniscient world still knows
Or tries to understand
And that is why it always asks
What made the chicken want to cross?










6 comments:

Aupsy-The cOOlest One!! said...

first post...
first comment...
wonder what it shud be , becoz it deserves the best..
unfortunately enuf the commentator knows not whats best , and all the same , knows nothing about the rest..
so here he goes with all his heart to give a simple pat on the back...
but hey , wait...u kno there's more to come frm his side..
;)

Deevine said...

stooooopid :P :P :P

creation said...

@ deevine..

i agree :P

@ the post..

what made the chicken want to cross??

@ ayush and deevine..

i wonder... tum dono baat kaise karte hoge??
in terms of serpentine roads.. chickens.. and plagiarism.. not a good combo! lol!

just joking..

awesome work..
plz do post more!

Deepika said...

welcome to blogging.. ;)

nice post.. a li'l beyond my comprehension though.. literally, it means nothin... symbolically, i din get it.. :P
lookin fwd to more.. :) :)

Deevine said...

@creation(@ post) dats best left to d reader's imagination!!coz the chicken didnt survive to tell d tale(@rest)tryin to figure out wat to comment.. probab 2 months later i'll figure out..keep checkin!@DM

Deevine said...

(contd)u hv to read it first to comprehend!!this is not a CL RC to b skimmed n scanned :P