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November 18, 2011

A toast!

I raise a toast,

To the ones who defied all,

The ones, who soared, altered, inspired,

Themselves, others,

To the ones who struck stone against stone,

With the hope to create some warmth,

To the ones who looked at the never-ending seas,

And believed that there was something out there,

To the woman who started a rebellion,

Because she was mistreated,

To the man who stated a revolution,

Because he was a prey to racism,

To the men who were mocked,

But yet soared higher than the clouds,

To the little master, who raised his bat,

And the standards of a gentleman’s game

To the people who fought for what is right,

And hid the Jews during the annihilation,

To the ones who believed,

That the stars were not far away,

To the ones who saw into the future,

Where colour of the skin meant nothing,

I raise a toast, to the ones,

Who dreamed to dare and dared to dream,

Their names are engraved in the pages of history,

Their work, immortal!

So, have you dreamed today?

18 Mississippi:

Anurag said...

Visiting your page after a long time..
The flow of words in your post are just apt..

Loved the end...Dream on :)

Cяystal said...

There's a poem called 'I sit and look out' by Walt Whitman- and this seems like an answer to it!
What a tribute to the dreamers.
Where were you all this while? Pentagram missed you :(

Suruchi said...

My god-You update and disappear and then rise like the pheonix again with a beautiful inspirational post:-)

Jack said...


I join you in raising Toast to them as they deserve it so much.

Take care

PS : No visits for a long time?

suvaiba said...

ur blog name
the poems title
the poem
all make me smile :) and enjoy..!
it has so many shades of human life...
i agree with crystal- it is in our class 11 syllabus of eng poetry

Scribbling Gal said...

WOW ur an genius girl when it comes to poetry....super duper love it always :)

u just amaze me every time :)

Blog more girl :)

MangoMan said...

Agree with Anurag. Love the end. :)

Pesto Sauce said...

I too raise a toast to life

Pavitra .... said...

@ Anurag: Thank you so much!
Dream on...

Pavitra .... said...

@ Crystal:
Hey sweetie...thank you so much.... I'll surely read the poem...
Sorry for such infrequent posts....been really busy off late.. i'll visit Pentagram soon....and write more too...really miss blogging...

Pavitra .... said...

@ Suruchi:
Thank you so much sweetie! I'm so happy you liked it! Cheers!!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Jack:
Thank you so much!!
i'll be visiting you soon!!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Suvaiba:
Thank you dear! Now i definitely have to read that poem... :))
Cheers and take care!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Scribbling Gal:
Thanks a ton sweetie for those lovely words...

Pavitra .... said...

@ MangoMan:
Thank you very much!! Cheers!!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Anurag: I raise my glass with you!

PeeVee™ said...

Beautiful, this! :)Why haven't we met before? -_-

sexylegsandbody said...

I raise my glass...
Take care.