Laps of oscillatory movements,

with moments as fulcrum of  thoughts,

the ropes of bonds and love,

seated on the emotions crushed…


Here sways the swing of life with rhythm…


Darkness prevails engulfing the light,

visibility diminishes , weakening the mind,

a lantern of hope burns and illumines,

the path untrodden …untraversed in life…


In such a way sways the swing of life in rhythm…


Pivot of the spirit , we decide,

accordingly the living takes the ride,

Dangling with the  strings of  our deeds,

Swinging against the wind is a newness we find!


Thus ! sways the swing of life!


Swaying beautifully ,flowing is  the swing of life!

In rhythm it moves and sweeps!

gently touching the air divine,

 infinitesimally making  our presence shine!









27 thoughts on “THE SWING OF LIFE !

  1. Esenga' s Voice November 18, 2012 / 3:19 pm

    Yes, the swing of life – bring us up and then somehow by all laws of nature – down with a promise of being up again. Your poem is a wonderful reminder about that.

    • soumyav November 18, 2012 / 7:13 pm

      Thank you dear! It truly reminds us every time we sit on it and forget everything gives the feeling of a larger picture

  2. vimal November 18, 2012 / 4:59 pm

    Truth is incomparable 🙂

  3. Subhan Zein November 18, 2012 / 6:03 pm

    New theme? New fresh face of yours! Nice! 🙂

    Subhan Zein

    • soumyav November 18, 2012 / 7:09 pm

      Thank you Subhan! Glad you liked both! 🙂

  4. drsuraiyanasim November 18, 2012 / 8:00 pm

    Wonderful swing….reminds us of the ups and downs in life. I enjoyed resding this.:)

  5. Wendell A. Brown November 19, 2012 / 12:59 am

    I loved your words as reading left me feeling like i was on a swing in the sunshine loving every minute of life while i was swinging. It has a beautiful vibrancy that ignites swee joy within the whole of me! Much love to you dear sister…truly wonderful!

    • soumyav November 19, 2012 / 9:37 am

      Thank you Wendell! Life itself gives the feeling of a swing as we close our eyes and be in solitude. the vibrations take us everywhere then.

  6. Pawan Hira November 19, 2012 / 1:13 am

    On a swing — your imagery is concrete, Soumya. Life expresses itself here. 🙂

    • soumyav November 19, 2012 / 9:36 am

      Thank you Pawan! 🙂

  7. SinPSarkar November 19, 2012 / 10:51 am

    Everytime the life swings from one paradigm to another, there’s something good about it! Though by all we human beings like to be at the old phase of comfort, still the hope finally light up inside! Lovely and refreshing read! 🙂

    • soumyav November 19, 2012 / 11:08 am

      Thank you so much! your words are itself refreshing! 🙂

  8. varungenius November 19, 2012 / 2:19 pm

    Loved this one!! So beautiful imagination !

    • soumyav November 19, 2012 / 2:20 pm

      🙂 Thank you Varun! Thanks for going through this and liking it here!

    • soumyav November 19, 2012 / 10:41 pm

      Thanks a lot Millie!

  9. Meenakshi November 22, 2012 / 3:07 pm

    Hi Soumya, one of the finest poems I have read for many days! beautifully expressed. It flows like swing itself. Very well crafted.

    • soumyav November 22, 2012 / 3:09 pm

      Thank you so much for visiting and liking it!

  10. Sharmishtha November 23, 2012 / 10:20 am

    life truly is like a swing! loved your description of life!

    • soumyav November 23, 2012 / 10:49 am

      Thank you dear! remember the swings that are tied on trees in the small them

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