Showing posts from 2023

Let Go

  Breaking the cloud there roared a ray of light It seemed pretty determined, ready to fight but for when it gave the pretty rose a kiss The fire and flight were over and just bliss For we as humans are prone to a fight and expected to exhibit a roaring might How stressful it is to just keep repeating? Over and over have the same drum beating I saw a lion resting and loving his child While he is the king of the untamed wild For once he had learned what love feels How simply and fast the inner rage heals For once we have to let go and be free That is when we start to climb the tree tree of kindness, grace, and perennial joy Learning about the master's ultimate ploy So let go! I say, brothers and sisters of all the rage, fire, anger, and fight  Be at the arena with a different might Might of the almighty's greatest gift gift of love and kindness we happily lift Dhruv Pandya  © Sept 9, 2023

A Kite's Wisdom

This poem is a reflection of the conversations I had with my father about the glorious past we had as a family. He was a successful officer and entrepreneur, and my mother was a Lawyer, excellent at ensuring wonderful and cheerful relationships with everyone. At some point, after she passed away, there was a new conundrum in relationships that became a learning curve for my family simultaneously while processing the grief of my Mother's loss. But like every life experience, there is a silver lining in this scenario, one which propelled our lives on a positive trajectory. I tried to summarize these scenarios in discussion with a Kite as Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti is one of my and my Mother's favorite festivals.   A Kite's Wisdom Ⓒ The flying kite in the mighty blue sky, Whispers  in my ears very slowly As the blowing wind tries to sway it by It says, time stops for no one!  Once we had people around to celebrate  We laughed, broke bread same meal we ate But then I was succ

મન મારુ હર્ષાય

મન મારુ હર્ષાય Ⓒ  ટહુકા કરતો મોરલો મોટેથી સંભળાય  ખળ ખળ વેહ્તું પાણી સરળ સરળ જાય  આભ સમો ઊંચો પર્વતલો ચમકતો દેખાય  હૃદય મારુ ગાતું ગીત સાંભળી મન હર્ષાય  પીળા તે એ ફૂલડાં પર્વત પર લહેરાય  લીલા લીલા ઝાડવા એક બીજા માં સંતાય સામે નાચતું હરણ્યું વેગ થી પસાર થાય  હૃદય મારુ ગાતું ગીત સાંભળી મન મલકાય  વાદળા રહિત આભ માં પક્ષી જયારે ગાય  હલકા સરળતા એ વાયરે સુંદર કવિતા ઘડાય  આથમતો સૂર્ય જયારે કેસરી રંગ ભરતો જાય  હૃદય મારુ ગાતું ગીત સાંભળી મન ખુબ હર્ષાય  શું વરણું આગળ હવે જયારે ચંદ્ર તારા દેખાય  મોર ગયો પોઢી હવે તો ઘૂવડ છે ડાયરો ગાય  આ સંગીત યજ્ઞમાં જયારે શિયાળ પણ સંભળાય  હૃદય મારું શાંત થઇ મન પણ સુઈ જાય.... -ધ્રુવ પંડ્યા  Ⓒ દિનાંક: ૧૫ એપ્રિલ ૨૦૨૩