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#1 Post by SivaRamanathan » 05 Feb 2020, 22:12

so it is we who choose what we want to be born as
we who choose when and where
we who choose in which family and through whom.

so even though my horoscope may match with your brother's
if we had to finish off some fight, we will be quarrelling spouses
or fighting sisters, or bitching enemies, and we will be born to resolve.

so if in your dream a child comes and grasps your fingers
if you have no issues and decide to adopt one
if a certain family cannot bring up more than two girls
and the last child comes and grasps your hands
then electric sparks bring back the face of the child in your dream
so you will be holding her, and only then you will start believing

that before we are born all souls undergo a kind of counselling
by greater more seasoned souls who know all, and know more than all.

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#2 Post by BobBradshaw » 06 Feb 2020, 21:34

This is a terrific subject, Siva. Keep mining your rich culture. Stanza 1 is a lovely beginning, with a nice flow to it. It sets the table clearly. It says we can choose our next life...however, the second stanza muddles this idea...it seems to say we will simply extend whatever conflict we're in when we die into the next life. This contracts S1, which is the more attractive idea and is explored in the other stanzas. I think you could remove S2.

I love these lines:
so if in your dream a child comes and grasps your fingers
if you have no issues and decide to adopt one
if a certain family cannot bring up more than two girls
and the last child comes and grasps your hands

The next 2 lines aren't as effective....try saying what you mean simply, and in as few words as possible. I also question "electric sparks"....why is it here? Is it necessary? It feels like a cinematic over dramatization.

I like these lines:
that before we are born all souls undergo a kind of counselling
by greater more seasoned souls who know all

but I question how one can know "more than all"....I don't know what that means.... instead of "more than all", maybe make an image, their lives textbooks....

Overall it's different, and compelling....

SivaRamanathan
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#3 Post by SivaRamanathan » 06 Feb 2020, 23:38

Thanks Bob.

I will have to think when my mind is receptive,and I feel your argument holds good.Yet I wrote this only to illuminate the second stanza.Maybe I will discuss the subject with a few people before coming to some conclusion.

Siva

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#4 Post by SivaRamanathan » 07 Feb 2020, 18:04

Bob

Even in the West this has been proven by Dr. Brian Weiss and Edgar Casey--The Many Mansions. However I am not into all this. This is what I overheard--a little bit and then I made it up.

Siva

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