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The Burning Fire

Yes that was the fire
That kept me alive
To live & to become someone
A Person to be admired
A Person to be appreciated

Yes the fire came out of the pain
Came out of the betray
Came out of the tears
Came out of my heart break
Came out of the promise

Promise to make myself satisfied
By my dedication to my career
Yes the long lived desire in my heart
To achieve & to make myself feel
That I am not the person to be betrayed
I am not the person to cry
I am not the person to have the pain

Yes the pain still aches
Inside my heart
Inside my soul
There is always a fire
To become worthy to be admired
All my endeavors
All my attempts, were failures then

Now the opportunity is at my door
But I can’t open the door
To let opportunity come into my life

Will he be laughing at me as always?
Will he be clapping for my unsuccessful journey?
Will she be feeling satisfied looking at my status?
Do I have to remain a statue?
A Statue of flashy happiness & smiles

On one side there is a compulsion
On other side there is a dream coming true
On one side there is sun-light
On other side there is moon-light
Both are equally precious
Both are equally indispensable
Will that fire remain burned?
Or it will keep on burning me for long????



Sarvina's picture


It is welldone and meaningful. You are always a good poetry. The more you write, the more you minimize sadness and it is more beautiful as you. I always love are my best friend! Take care Nilima!

Lots of Love,



Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

nilima's picture

Thank you Sarvina, I am lucky

Thank you Sarvina, I am lucky to have you as my friend, i always thank worldpulse for that :)

Nusrat Ara's picture

Keep writing :) Love

Keep writing :)



nilima's picture

thank u :) surely i will

thank u :) surely i will

Shilpa Balakrishnan's picture

This is

This is fantastic.............what an awesome creation!!!!!!!!! its very very beautiful.......

nilima's picture

Thank you Shipa and you

Thank you Shipa and you havent replied to my comments on ur journal yet :)

thank u for being on my post too :)

How beautifully you have articulated courage and confidence by writing a poem. In fact I am an admirer of your poems and more specifically, I am very much immersed by the last two lines of your poem

..................................... Will that fire remain burned?
Or it will keep on burning me for long????

In my opinion, fire in you might be the SELF REALIZATION which is making you strong enough to accept the challenges in life. When fire (self realization) with in us is in the positive form such as love, kindness, continuous hard work, forgiveness, helpful, dedication, positive thinking and deeds, patient, than the fire(self realization) will surely be supportive towards our journey to success. But if the fire (self realization) with in us is in the negative form such as ego, hate, revenge, suspicion, self centered, pride, anger, than the fire will be disastrous. It will not only destroy us but will also destroy our surroundings one day.
In fact our dream or successes are not the destiny; rather they are voyages that go on and on. When one dream is achieved, we will start chasing another dream and new voyage automatically starts one after another as long as we are alive. Most important is that we must be always thankful to our parents, teachers and friends who made us strong enough to chase and capture our dreams. Another truth is that as life goes on and on eventually, one day we will surely be thankful to people who mocked at us, who irritated us, who betrayed us and enjoyed our failure because their deeds have sharpen our understandings towards the world we live in, made us strong and enlightened to walk on the highway success in a more efficient way.

Love and regards

nilima's picture

Thank you for the thoughtful

Thank you for the thoughtful comment !!!

Bhanu Parajuli's picture


Dera Nilima ji

Wondeful.....eyah sun-light and moon-light both are precious..great poem. Keep it up burning and equally cooling your surroundings ..hehehe

With warm/cool regards

nilima's picture


Bhanu ji thank u for the combined regards :) heheh

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