indi Poetry



the universe moves at its inexorable pace

not a star out of place.

it’s rumoured, among the rings of andromeda

that galaxy not too far

there may be a trillion stars

hanging around,

yet, there too does abound

that sureness of everything

ubiquitous, utter superlunary sync

lightyears and lightyears of order

in orbit, on track, en masse,

each dust and every drifting particle

star in star out, nebula whirling

dark matter, black hole, gravity

of many magnitudes

nothing eludes

the mystical primordial rhythm

no schism

never out of turn or breath

i watch the play without death

infinite timeless invincible

rolling and turning and being

going on, unquestioning

an entire awfully unimaginably

big gigantic and beyond thing

mars, venus, moons, uranus

neptune, jupiter, named

and unnamed millions of galaxies and

their many things

such wondrous falling into place

of an entire space

yet in me, in that unfathomable within

perceived by exactly which senses who knows

a turbulent, trenchant, unyielding chaos

erupting, assaulting, splintering,

expanding beyond the universe



i wonder if the universe ever wants a little

bit of that which is me


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  • Reply
    rhea sinha
    June 15, 2015 at 3:47 am

    verry niice Indi di.. how minuscule are we in this vast galaxy, but are we insignificant as well, who knows?
    By the way, it might be a cliche, but I am starting to believe that this turbulence within is going to be part of life through which poetry and writings come. There won’t be respite except to write more.

  • Reply
    indrani robbins
    June 15, 2015 at 7:09 am

    thanks, rhea… yeah this turbulence and lack of cohesion will end in poetry and creation, something the big whirlers out there never can do or even think of doing. not easy being the only ones with a will free or otherwise in this universe, and the ones with such complex minds. suddenly occurred to me as i watched the order without and the madness within that no matter what our size and longevity, we are not insignificant at all though at one level we all are.

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