“Wind Chimes” -Nayana Nair

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The wind chimes on television
seem so beautiful,
sound so soothing.
But I had a wind chime
that never made a sound.
There was never a wind around my house
at least not the one that pleased my wind chimes.
The occasional wind will touch my cheeks
but never the edges of the shining metal.
It never made the song that I longed for.
It made me feel
that my life was more stagnant
than it really was.
The only time it made a sound
was when my hands played with it.
But it was tiring
and it never quite sounded the same.
It never sounded like
the wind chimes on television.

20 Comments

  1. Hello Nayana! πŸ˜„I’ve a surprise waiting for you…would you visit my blog? I hope you’ll like it..
    -Surya

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      I was really waiting to read more of your post on anime/manga. It was a really nice post. πŸ™‚
      Thanks for the surprise πŸ™‚

      1. Thank you too…I’m so glad you liked the surprise 😊

  2. Nice poem Γ‘ayana, I hope the happiness that you are yearning for will come true πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  3. Elsa Sherry says:

    Great one. Hope you’ll keep writing such cool poetry and yeah, wind chimes on television are a little too filmy!! πŸ˜„

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚ I am glad you liked it.
      Things are always exaggerated on television…:-) either everything is too good or too bad.

      1. Elsa Sherry says:

        You’re welcome!

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  4. Anjali says:

    nice poem

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks yaar πŸ™‚ I am glad you liked it πŸ™‚

  5. We’ve got one like that πŸ™‚

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      He he πŸ™‚ Then I think you’d be able to relate to how useless these wind chimes end up to be πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

  6. multitudeofmythoughts says:

    I think it is time to throw that wind chime out because none of us has the will and the abilty to exhaust ourselves.
    Nice prosetry with a hidden meaning.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      I have put that wind chime in a box somewhere and I am not planning to take it out ever. :-):-D
      So glad you liked it. Thank you πŸ™‚

      1. multitudeofmythoughts says:

        Then I think now everything will be fine..

  7. hannahtk says:

    You are a gifted poet!!! Give that wind chime to someone else and get yourself another!

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks you for your words of support πŸ™‚ I am really happy that you liked my poem πŸ™‚
      I have lost hopes in wind chimes πŸ™‚ I am done with waiting for it to work. πŸ™‚

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