Thursday, March 1, 2018




We broke ourselves,
Ourselves completely broken,
How will it heal,
Conceal or reconcile into its union,
Its union has shattered into parts,
Parts broken into pieces,
Pieces into pieces leaving without any peace.

We love each other
But love broken into remorse,
The joy of love gone away,
And storms of sorrow we pass by every day,
Everyday a day to live without the other,
A sense of loss, a loss of feelings,
Feelings made life miserable.

At last, love no more left,
Left only with a broken heart,
A broken heart with its brokenness,
No hope to cope up with its brokenness,
But broken, only love could heal its brokenness.


Feeling love, flying in air,
Flying within and out with wings,
A bird in the heart,
Keeps pestering for the one,
The one for which the heart
Has become prey,
It prays for the other one,
Other one has bypassed the passage of heart.

Heart, left in the heartless state,
State of heart can’t be depicted by art.
Art falls short,
Heart stronger than art,
Emotions it feels,
And leaves the heart in the state of suffering.

The bird’s consciousness,
Makes the mind mindless,
Mindlessness can’t tackle,
And the flying bird finds no rest,
Its rest is destruction and dissolution,
For which there is no solution.


The beauty of poem lies in expression,
Expression of thought into words,
Words form idea in the poem,
Idea structured into lines,
Lines link the idea,
Idea moves as images
Images form picture of idea.

Symbols are words,
Words deeper in meanings,
Meanings multiple in interpretation,
A text produced in a context,
Context reproduces text,
Text makes meanings,
Meanings producing instruments.
A poem forms life in its source,
There is no life in its source,
Source born of art,
Art sources life in a poem,
A poem, every poem begins with a question,
It ends without an answer
Its end questions every question.


RAJESH KUMAR. (M.A., M.phil, KSLET) He is a prolific writer and a poet, who has published articles and poems in various literary journals. His articles and poems have been published in national journals like Research Innovator and Research Chronicler and also in Inter- continental journals like – Kafla –journal of art, culture and literature and also in .He has attended and presented papers in several academic State, National and International Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops. He has authored an anthology of poetry titled as Expressions of Love. He has been honored   with Sahithya Shree for his contribution in the field of literature by KAFLA, International writers club, Chandigarh. He has been felicitated and honored by a state literary award by the Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Law University Hubli.He has also been awarded Mathew Arnold award for his poetry. He has done his post Graduation, M.A. English from Bangalore University, Bangalore, and KSLET from Mysore University, Mysore and M.Phil from Dravidian university, Andhra Pradesh. He has 10 years of teaching experience, worked in various esteemed institutions of Bangalore. He began his teaching carrier from S.t. Joseph‘s College of Arts and Science, (Autonomous) Bangalore, Jain University, Bangalore, CMR Institute of Management Studies,(Autonomous), KLE Society ‘s S.Nijalingappa College, Bangalore.  KLE Law College, Bangalore. He is presently working in University Law College, Bangalore University, and Bangalore. The  above said  anthology of poetry  titled as Expressions of Love is not only the first book of the poet , but it is one of  the first explorations into the theme and purview of love , which projects love not just emotionally , but  has analyzed the complex emotion of love  more objectively . The Expressions of love are highly experimental in their nature, the titles of poetic entities studies the theme from various dimensions. Human emotions are very complex, ambiguous and difficult to comprehend. The emotion of love is an epitomized emotion of emotions. 

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