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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Hope




Hopes are the foundations of the castles we build
    Sometimes in the air and other times in real
A ray of hope brings joy even in face of surreal
    Hope is the last straw we like to cling on
When all is lost, dark, haplessness descends
We ride on hope to pull us out from quagmire
Hoping against all hopes when the danger is real

PS - Image kind courtesy Google

63 comments:

  1. Indeed! I like this post! :) Keep sharing..:)

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  2. I loved this piece on hope- it is so accurate. My favorite line was "Hope is the last straw we like to cling on..."

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  3. So true and well stated! I especially enjoyed the first two lines. This image is lovely! :-)

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  4. So very true.. Hope is what keeps us going in the worst of our times.. Beautifully written. Awesome :D

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    1. Thanks for agreeing on keeping the hope going:)

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  5. We all cling on to the last drop of hope:)
    www.thoughtsofpaps.com

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    1. Thanks PAPS!Yes sometimes it becomes imperative to hold on the hope!

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  6. "Hopes are the foundations of the castles we build
    Sometimes in the air and other times in real"
    loved it Rahul ji, beautiful and so true :) :)

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  7. What a lovely and very wise poem!

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  8. As someone wise had once said - Hope is the dream of a soul awake.

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  9. Beautifully said, this inspiring poem reminds me that there is always hope

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  10. Love the small poem on hope. Hope is eternal in an human heart :)

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  11. Hope is the ship we need to sail through this ocean like life...

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  12. "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope." -Martin Luther King. Beautiful poem...Hope against hope is my mantra as a true optimist...:)

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    1. Saru, thanks for giving that illustrious quote, which is like a feather in the cap!!:)

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  13. Even we lose hope; we hold it with no further to hold. Absolutely wonderful poem on hope! Keep going...

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  14. Very true. We just live on hopes throughout our lives.

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  15. Short and brilliant. You conveyed such a deep thought in so little words. Hope is the one that keeps the light of our soul burning. Lovely composition. :)

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    1. its only hope that keeps us running... otherwise this world wud be silent n still!

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    2. @ Raj- Thanks for those nice words!
      @ Harman- so true! Thanks a lot..:)

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  16. Hope keeps one going. As you have said either castles in air or real, does not matter.
    To a sinking man a floating straw is the hope. No, not that it has enough strength to support you, but it may teach you enough that you learn to remain afloat.
    Good one !!

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    1. Thanks a lot for liking Kritivasan!Welcome to my blog!

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  17. Hope keeps one going. As you have said either castles in air or real, does not matter.
    To a sinking man a floating straw is the hope. No, not that it has enough strength to support you, but it may teach you enough that you learn to remain afloat.
    Good one !!

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  18. This gave me goosebumps. I'm going to save it and print it.

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  19. A beautifully written poem dear Rahul, I rely on hope so much, it keeps me going when everything seems lost...a lovely image you have chosen.
    hugs
    xoxoxo ♡

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    1. Thanks Dianne for such kind words!We always keep the hope alive no matter what may be the situation>>

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  20. So true...hope is all we have.

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    1. Thanks a lot Ria! So true, when it comes to hoping for best:)

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  21. And hope is what we all live by.
    Beautiful, sir, incredibly beautiful!

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  22. Sir an awesome one. Highly inspirational .

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  23. Reminds me of Emily Dickinson's
    "Hope is the thing with feathers
    That perches in the soul,
    And sings the tune--without the words,
    And never stops at all,".....
    The lucidity of the lines so well resonates with the feeling of hope here:) Nice poetry!

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    1. Thank you Nasnin! I feel so happy to read your comments as you are so well read and can add more lustre to a post!:)

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  24. Amazing and true words. Hope is what keeps us driving!

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    1. Thanks Ashwini! Hope is what keeps the destitute and rich go alike!

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  25. wow... excellent & very true words Sir...

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  26. Yes, never lose hope in life... It reminds me of a quote "When the world says 'Give up', Hope whispers 'Try it one more time'"

    Its the riding factor which guides us towards the light at the end of the tunnel! Great post Rahul-ji :)

    Cheers,
    Anand.

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    1. Profound truth in what you say!Thanks a lot to add sparkle to my effort with those lovely comments!

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  27. We ride on hope to pull us out from quagmire
    Hoping against all hopes when the danger is real...
    Simply Beautiful

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    1. Welcome to my blog Dr Priya and thank you for following! I am happy you liked this poem:)

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  28. Nice post. Hope is our companion in difficult times.

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  29. Yes! Hope is all we have <3

    Love
    http://www.meghasarin.blogspot.com

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