Tune Of The Soul



A melancholic tune, I hear, I hear,
And a suffering, suffering I choose, I choose.
So mortifying a tune, so severing a tune,
All vulnerable spots so burn on a fire; such cruel flames creating a tune.
Tune of truth, oh what a tune nobody knows, knows, knows,
The eternal tune, a sweet desire-tune, a wonderful heartfelt tune.
Burning in the cells of the soul, a spreading painful tune,
Fortress of darkness, darkness all; so capture and grow a tune.
Stored all grieves, so plucked and thrown, and serving happiness, a tune,
The chest of memory, kept so tight, all, oh breaking a tune.
What's the tune, what's the tune, soul so never grasps,
But it grows, grows in me; wondrous scenes oh shown.
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Submitted on January 25, 2013

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William John

I am born and brought up in Kerala state, in India. In Kerala, Thrissur city is my native place and now I am residing at Kadavoor village in Ernakulam district.I am a senior lawyer at The High Court of Kerala. Literary talents all dwelt in my blood from my very birth itself. From, while studying in the primary classes, I wrote stories, dramas and poems in Malayalam.While studying in high school classes I wrote stories and poems in English. Then it grew in me as an endless blessing craze. I do write in English as well. I do write stories, novels, dramas and verses. I have written more than twenty thousand poems in Malayalam, about twenty novels and more plays.In English, now I have completed more than seven hundred poems. I think, very soon that it will grow to at least a five thousand. I am so much pleased and thankful to those nice friends who go through my poems all over the world and shower the rain of horripilate congratulations. Yours,William John(Email: adv.williamjohn@gmail.com)blog: http://leopardmom1.blogspot.in/facebook fan page : http://www.facebook.com/PoetWilliamJohn?ref=ts more…

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