Geetha Jayakumar

Gold Star - 8,827 Points (Kerala Palakkad)

A Cow Dung Pit In My Village! - Poem by Geetha Jayakumar

My village is full of greenery..
Very beautiful independent houses.
Surrounded by a garden of vegetables,
Near are the fields,
And opposite is a river.
I just went out,
Unknowing of the cow dung pit.
Which was preserved for some purpose.

Fell into the pit of cow dung
After falling what can happen...
Nothing I was fully covered by cow dung.
I could see many laughing.
And making fun of me.
I can get angry too.
And I may feel like doing funny things in anger too.
Any way, I fell down
Why not to take a handful of cow dung,
and throw on the people
who are laughing and mocking at me.
Such thoughts can come to mind also.

Imagine each things you throw on others,
Its actually hitting you twice.
And then a time will come,
When you will repent.
So this way its hitting twice.
And not necessary you may get,
a chance ever to tell sorry.
This guilt will pull you down.

But......
I don't want to do any such stupid things.
There was no choice left.
Go and have a beautiful wash.
Went to the village river.
And took a deep dive.
And came out with purity.

If I could pure my mind,
of all the dirts and filths,
which it was covered with,
by Just having a confession,
And come out with purity.

Then every day,
I will take a deep dive into the river,
And come out with purity.

It doesn't mean I will
Keep on doing mistakes
And keep on going for confessions.....

I will take a deep dive into the river.
Taking a deep dive
Means I will keep my mind pure from all devil thoughts.

©ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY GEETHA JAYAKUMAR 2014
© 2014.

Geetha Jayakumar.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Through this poem I only want to tell to keep away from all evil thinkings. Because thoughts takes no time to convert into actions...

Comments about A Cow Dung Pit In My Village! by Geetha Jayakumar

  • Gold Star - 28,537 Points Akhtar Jawad (8/20/2014 10:32:00 PM)

    I will take a deep dive into the river
    Taking a deep dive
    Means I will keep my mind pure from all devil thoughts.
    An interesting poem with a lovely message. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 42 Points Vijay Sai R (6/20/2014 5:20:00 AM)

    a complex psychological aspect, described with so much humor and vigor (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 549 Points Silvi Tripathy (4/15/2014 10:53:00 PM)

    Excellent thought.I liked reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 210 Points Prasanna Kumari (3/31/2014 1:23:00 AM)

    that brought back some nostalgia in the beginning and the message is also very good... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 16,329 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (2/26/2014 11:03:00 AM)

    Life of country side, this poem reminds me very well.....Geetha........after all cow dung a sacred thing almost treated in rural areas of our country.............well composed...... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Vijay Sai R (9/8/2013 2:41:00 AM)

    your poem is so unique... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Coolwind Lea (9/4/2013 12:23:00 PM)

    the title of the poem does make me shines, even somewhat warm. It should be said that this poem ‘s drawn and conception are quite good, so good rhythm first, but after Fell into the pit of cow dung, the immediately after adverse and reflection, make people feel a little winded, poetic is not enough concisely. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,749 Points Noreen Carden (9/4/2013 11:12:00 AM)

    Hi Geetha loved reading your very wise poem what you throw at others hit s you twice
    if only people would live by this the world would be a nicer place well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan (8/22/2013 9:56:00 AM)

    Very good, simple and unique composition. You can become a very good poet with practice. All the best. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,596 Points Rohit Sapra (8/21/2013 3:06:00 PM)

    Purity of thoughts is very necessary however all of us are simply humans and people do mistakes. I loved the way you described your village. It made your verses really interesting to read. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Vijay Sai R (8/21/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    a very unique piece of poetry.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (8/16/2013 8:30:00 AM)

    I thought you had actually fell in the pit at first!
    But the message is a good one Geetha.
    Everything as you say begins with a thought, good thoughts are followed with good actions, but bad ones and the opposite will happen. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,962 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/16/2013 6:49:00 AM)

    What you throw hits you twice. Once when you throw and second when you repent. Nicely said. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 347 Points David Wood (8/16/2013 5:10:00 AM)

    It can be hard keep purity of thought amidst anger around you. I used to work on a farm with 160 milking cows and I know how you felt. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 34,112 Points Gajanan Mishra (8/16/2013 4:06:00 AM)

    taking deep dive means keeping mind pure from devil thought, wonderful write, thanks,
    You are really a true poet. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,781 Points Dave Walker (8/16/2013 4:00:00 AM)

    A great poem/story. A great write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 31, 2014


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