Rate this poem:0.0 / 0 votes

Through the window, ajar

Stanley David 1956 (Berhampur)

Through the window, ajar,
I pause and stare,
at the moveable feast of creation,
high up in the sky,
The Master Painter, intensely at work.

Frescos and air brushes on vast canvasses,
A swirling current of clouds I saw,
What a majestic sweep of eternity,
Blue and white scattered across the heavens,
I chanced upon the sky.

It was an overwhelming moment,
too much to comprehend and appreciate,
I tiptoed my thoughts back into my dungeon,
back to my routine of mindless drudgery
maybe another day, this world of Art !

About this poem

It is about the free open skies and the concept of infinity and the answer to the perennial question, Who created all this .....

Font size:
Collection  PDF     

Written on September 27, 2022

Submitted by Rodinberhampuria on September 28, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

31 sec read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 529
Words 106
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 5, 5, 5

Stanley David

Stanley David is a poet, a writer of short stories, quizmaster, and a mentor for youth , and a motivational speaker. more…

All Stanley David poems | Stanley David Books

1 fan

Discuss the poem "Through the window, ajar" with the community...



    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)


    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:


    "Through the window, ajar" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 2 Jun 2023. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/140362/through-the-window,-ajar>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    June 2023

    Poetry Contest

    Join our monthly contest for an opportunity to win cash prizes and attain global acclaim for your talent.

    Browse Poetry.com


    Are you a poetry master?

    Sonnets were first introduced to England by?
    • A. Sir Thomas Wyatt
    • B. William Wordsworth
    • C. William Shakespeare
    • D. Petrarch