Treasure Island

Ramesh T A

(28th August 1950 / Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India)

A BAD AND GOOD LOVE!


Love is good;
Love is like sweet;
Even nectar becomes poison
When it is consumed in abundance!

Too much of love spoils all!
Loved ones are spoiled in life
Due to too much love care always!

But lovelessness makes a brute;
Lack of love has made angry men,
Who cannot be tamed by anything else!

Love is sweet;
Love should be shown if necessary;
Love when unnecessary makes bad;
Love is necessary to make all good and sweet!

Submitted: Wednesday, January 06, 2010

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  • Yash Shinde (4/6/2014 1:31:00 PM)

    ....a beautiful message delivered through simplicity............anything in abundance is bad....love in abundance spoils you..lovely....... (Report) Reply

  • Ron Price (10/3/2013 8:36:00 AM)

    Your poem has a pleasing simplicity. I wish you well in your efforts to tell your story of life.-Ron Price, Tasmania (Report) Reply

  • Lady Grace (5/20/2010 2:52:00 AM)

    anything that is too much is bad...the poem expresses facts not fallacy.... (Report) Reply

  • Anita Trivedi (4/27/2010 2:00:00 AM)

    That's true any thing or any feeling in abundance.......... is not good..... wel writin......... (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (1/20/2010 2:25:00 AM)

    In love you beat
    In love you shed tears
    Love sustains life
    Then why from love fear?
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (1/16/2010 5:01:00 PM)

    This is superb, Ramesh. Truth articulated with style, originality and compassion. My mother loved us strictly, terrified that we might otherwise become 'spoilt brats'. I love an 'angry' man whose mother never cuddled him. This is an insightful poem. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Caleb Crow (1/12/2010 9:26:00 AM)

    You are correct about love in abundance, to much of anything can make an addict out of you, and there is no worse addiction. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Martyres (1/10/2010 5:43:00 AM)

    A great piece on good and bad love....yes you are right too much of a good thing is good for nothing....but a complete lack of it is not good either...10 (Report) Reply

  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (1/7/2010 1:55:00 AM)

    i think i've read this before whether here in poemhunter or in poetfreak. but anyway i'll rate this one 10 after i send this comment. this is a very good piece! (Report) Reply

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