Top 10 Poems to Read to Beat the Blues

Top 10 Poems to Read to Beat the Blues

“Dil naumeed to nahin, nakaam hi toh hai,
Lambi hai gham ki sham, par mock hi toh hai!”
(The heart is just beaten but not without confidence, the evening is full of grief but it will soon end!)

Blues and verse? It is unbearable not to reference these enchanted words by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, the great Urdu poet. Words have the enchanted aptitude to spin your mood about. When interlaced into poetry, they become a magic baton meant to make you see life finished a different viewpoint. But every verse has a mood, a beat, a time. There are times when verses really make a change. So we bring you a assortment of ten poems that will improve you up and stimulate you when you’re feeling the blues. Just put on some melody, dim the lights and begin your amorousness with beautiful poetry! Who knows what it might stimulate you to do.

10. King Canute by William Makepeace Thackerey

9. Highway Stripper by A.K. Ramanujan

8. Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

7. The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

6. Tithonus by Lord Alfred Tennyson

5. Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

4. Madhushala by Harivansh Rai Bachchan

3. The Diverting History of John Gilpin by William Cowper

2. A Psalm of Life by H.W. Longfellow

Many theorists attempt to encourage you into believing that ‘life is but an unfilled dream’ and that it will end rapidly so you shouldn’t worry about it very much. Longfellow takes a diverse route in his poem A Psalm of Life and requests his readers to refresh their lives and income it head on. He highlights on the one life that you get, in new footings – Y.O.L.O. The idea is to lead brave and unforgettable lives, lives that would be recalled even after you are dead. His lovely lines stimulate a mournful heart to move on because grief is only provisional. Live fully!

1. Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

“The woods are attractive, dark, and deep,
But I have potentials to keep,
And miles to go earlier I sleep,
And miles to go earlier I sleep.”

A favorite of numerous and an immensely well-known poem, Stopping by the Woods on a Snow-white Evening is one of the most comforting poems ever. Often cited in tattoos and photo slogans, ‘miles to go before I sleep’ is actually one thing that drives you to fulfillment. When you’re actually sensation the blues, you know that one rapid read of this delightful poem will grant you comfort and give interplanetary for your mind to think. With his enchanted words, Frost stimulates you and gives you the forte to fight the blues and originate out stronger!


Sumit Gulia

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