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Saturday, June 04, 2005


There are so many amazing poets that have blogs. Many of you have recently become part of my virtual peer group, or virtual friends. I don't consider myself a poet, but here are some lyrics to a song I wrote many years ago:

Wandering so slowly cross the line
Cast between reality and time
Treading on the shadow left by you
Nothing left that anyone can do

Realizing love is the answer
To the meaning of your scarlet dreams
And ego left behind in the meadow
Blowing forever tranquil in the breeze


Blogger transience said...

i adored the first line. have you set this to music?

8:01 PM

Blogger mermaid said...

Neel, maybe I'll hear this one day. I can love words, or a song's melody, but it's tough to make them dance together well. I have always wished I could write music and play an instrument. I know it's never too late. For now, I sing songs I love, and write.

If you're bold enough, maybe we'll hear you on audioblogger. It is a little nerve racking singing and having others listen. Responding to your last post, I now realize that I need to keep swimming back to the passion that drives me. So I will post "Tidal Love" on my own. Do you think that could inspire you to sing, or at least play the music with the words? Audioblogger sound quality kind of sucks, but it's a start.

Acoustic or electric guitar?

9:03 PM

Blogger meetu said...

hey i m new to ur virtual pal list but ur sentiments sound familiar ...keep it up


10:16 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Tansience, only the first line? *kidding Yes, I've set it to music.

Yes, you may hear this one day. Thanks for telling me about audio blogger, I had never heard of it. Glad to hear you are going to post "Tidal Love". Acoustic, electric and everything in between.

Meetu, thanks for visiting. I will check it out.

10:12 AM

Blogger Carrie said...

very nice....you know you do have talent!

10:45 AM

Blogger Lorena said...

"Treading on the shadow left by you" beautiful.

wow, you play the guitar, you're a pisces and you sing!! amazing :)

11:37 AM

Blogger Sarah said...

i'd like to hear it.. but only if your singing doesn't suck.


i can't even WRITE that without laughing. you know i'm kidding, right? i sing ONLY in the shower or when i'm serenading my boyfriend, he likes it. i serenade him with "Another Ones Bites The Dust" by Queen. why? because i'm weird.

12:36 PM

Blogger Sarah said...

transience likes to wander.. that's why. =)

she's a wandering snowflake.

12:37 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Ms Laughs, you will have to be the judge of that. I may try Mermaid suggestion of Audioblogger.

I'm glad Transience wanders, when she wanders my way.

Here's a quote for you:

"We dont see things as they are, but rather as we are."

Anis Nin

1:03 PM

Blogger cedia said...

I'd love to hear the tunes to it.

3:45 PM

Blogger mermaid said...


4:40 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Cedia, I will post something in the next couple of days.

Mermaid, thanks again, I checked it out already. But the thing is you record it over the phone so it will be mono and and probably poor sound quality, but i will give it a try.

5:21 PM

Blogger thequeen said...

way cool neel!!!

8:00 PM

Blogger cedia said...

What's really weird is that your title is Thirteen and before this one, you had 13 comments. LOL. Just useless info.

10:26 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Queen, thanks... welcome back!

Cedia, what can I say?

10:41 PM

Blogger venus said...

hmmm, someone is turning poet now, Mr.India, creativity in any form is good, keeps u alive.

7:31 AM

Blogger Neel said...

Venus, thanks for stopping by. Actually I am a hybrid. My dad is from Bengal and my mother is from Lancashire, England. In some ways I feel Indian, but in many ways I feel English.

11:37 AM

Blogger venus said...

Cool, thanks for the revelation!
hope you are enjoying your new hobby of poetry. have a good weekend.

11:53 AM

Blogger Neel said...

Thanks but those are lyrics I wrote quite some time ago, so my new hobby of poetry has not yet begun.

12:14 PM

Blogger j4r3d said...

Stanks NEEL. Your blog is so o o o o different than mine, haha. I think it's time for another Dieting and Exercise post!

12:45 PM

Blogger Neel said...

You are right! I was thinking about that this morning. I have been getting a lot of activity on this blog, so i have been neglecting the other two.

2:04 PM

Blogger Sarah said...

i hardly have time for my blog.. i can't imagine doing more than one.

5:43 PM

Blogger Jennynyc said...

The last line is my favorite. Great writing!

6:12 PM

Blogger Sk8RN said...

I was wondering the same as Transcience - if you've set your lyrics to music. "Treading on the shadow" was my favorite line. It almost seemed reminiscent of blogging in itself - these words, like shadows, that we leave behind before heading back out into our off-line worlds. ;-)

6:22 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Ms Laughs, I have no life. No, its difficult to stay on top of all of them.

Jenny, thanks so much! I really like your blog too!

Sk8r, you are right there are some similarities, and thanks very much!

7:31 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Whoops, i forgot to answer the question. Yes, this is set to music.

7:37 PM

Blogger stella said...

music expresses my feelings better than i do sometimes... you must have that gift ;)

9:49 AM

Blogger Natasha said...

i really like it 2! i wanna hear it!

1:37 PM

Blogger gulnaz said...

a beautiful beautiful song!
it really is.
should be sung.

1:57 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Stella, I am not sure, I just try.

Natasha, I will post something on Audioblogger within the next week, but it may not be that song.

Gulnaz, thank you, I hope your neice is well.

2:13 PM

Blogger DeeM said...

Very, very nice. Would love to hear it to music also!

12:44 PM


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