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I Do Believe

September 19, 2013 | By

Be not afraid of dreaming Believe me, life is worth living And so, I too believe I do, I do believe

By Bhanavi Mathur
Bluebells School International, New Delhi
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Where I slide on rainbows dazzling in their hues
Where amidst the deepest sorrows, hope renews

Be not afraid of dreaming
Believe me, life is worth living,
And so, I too believe
I do, I do believe.

Far away exists a land,
The fairy dust of a magic wand,
Free of despair and abhorrence,
That world sits within a rosy lens.

Nobody there regrets their step,
Nobody there knows when they wept,
Nobody needs to read between lines,
Sour oranges find a place in sweet vines.

It’s a land of imagination,
And there I feel true elation,
All boundaries disappear,
And joy conquers all fear.

There I dance like a swan,
And be the nightingale in morn,
I sway with the wind jazzing by,
Like a free, free bird, there, I fly.

I shine like a star,
There, and only there,
Beautiful as the moon I can be,
I grow oblivious of this dark reality.

Oh, I want this precious wish,
Where I have my very own niche,
I am the red in a bouquet of white,
I long for that golden land alight.

Where the spirit of love thrives,
The lovely horse of Epona awaits my ride,
I aim merely for the stars twinkling bright,
And the sky becomes mine all through the night.

Where I slide on rainbows dazzling in their hues,
Where amidst the deepest sorrows, hope renews,
Removing all traces of blue,
That place is known to very few.

In that utopia I long to be,
The one pragmatics, do not to see,
But it’s there, we know, don’t we?
For if I believe, I know it shall be!

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Bhanavi Mathur is in 12th grade at Bluebells School International. She enjoys writing musings and poetry.
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One thought on “I Do Believe

  • Partho Mondal

    Great poem Bhanavi! Love your sign-off line, “For if I believe, I know it shall be!”

    I feel our greatest problem as we grow older, we start losing faith in our beliefs. Keep believing and I am sure one day you will find your utopia! As Henry Ford so famously said, “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.”

    Keep writing! I look forward to reading more poems and musings of yours!

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    Restricted patterns of thoughts penetrate our efforts and constrain our existence which stops our development. Phases in our life are like the plateaus (highlands), the steps towards success. We should not remain on the steps; to progress, we must go beyond them.