Geetha Jayakumar

Gold Star - 9,259 Points (Kerala Palakkad)

A Distraction - Poem by Geetha Jayakumar

Distraction may or may not
Lead to obsession
But can lead one to commit any thing
As if one got obsessed with.

One beautiful girl
Travelled by bus
Caught in the eyes of a young
But handsome man.
He never bother to see her face
But he got obsessed with
Her long, thick and shinny hair.

But everyday he
Started travelling
In the same bus
But took a seat
Often behind her only.
Only Just to see her beautiful hair.
He noticed her both timings.
The girl unknown of this
Travelled everyday.
This happened for months
And one day
He just took out a scissor
And cut her full beautiful hair
And took in his hand.
The girl panicked
And he was arrested.
But girl was studying in college
And stayed in hostel
For a week she was just frightened.
Then she never shared to her parents
Too far will be upset.
When she returned home
Her parents shocked to see her short hair.
There after she never grew her hair..

Obsession can do anything!

Purely an Imagination
Just a story....

© 2014.

Geetha Jayakumar.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Only Imagination!

Comments about A Distraction by Geetha Jayakumar

  • Gold Star - 43,665 Points Akhtar Jawad (8/25/2014 5:35:00 AM)

    The man must be mentally sick, a normal man can't do it. an thought provoking poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 294 Points Vijay Sai R (6/20/2014 5:18:00 AM)

    your poem portrays evil effects of being distracted... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 939 Points Chris G. Vaillancourt (5/12/2014 9:24:00 AM)

    A thoughtful, deeply moving and powerful poem... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,040 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (3/3/2014 9:58:00 AM)

    Distraction is some sort of interruption........Geetha...........which may lead someone to be positive or negative
    depending on how it is taken......and if obsessed with may lead to infatuation.....which again is a relative term....
    So it all depends on person behaving positively or negatively..........well composed on a good stuff........ (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,798 Points Rohit Sapra (9/22/2013 4:54:00 AM)

    In my view nothing is wrong in being obsessive as long you can find a creative way to express those feelings. Liked this poem of yours. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,295 Points Robinson (9/12/2013 10:46:00 AM)

    I guess that is better than raping her and leaving her for dead on the bus. But they should still hang him anyway. What? Too harsh a punishment? Rape is rape, cutting her hair was rape. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,488 Points Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (9/12/2013 12:22:00 AM)

    u bring out a vivid picture of what would happen. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/11/2013 9:27:00 PM)

    excellent work of Jaya versatility is the core of her attitude thank you (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,085 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/11/2013 6:46:00 PM)

    Obsession with the hair has been there for long. There is a famous poem about hair, titled 'The Rape of the Lock' by Alexander Pope (Popular Poet#61) published in 1712 which is available on PH. Nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 489 Points Vipins Puthooran (9/11/2013 3:41:00 PM)

    an excellent narrative/
    obsession can do anything! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 648 Points Nasarudheen Parameswaran (9/11/2013 9:19:00 AM)

    A fine narration of fancy on infatuation., (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,999 Points Noreen Carden (9/11/2013 8:46:00 AM)

    Hi Geetha very good i suppose we can all be a bit obsessive at times
    Well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Shraddha The Poetess (9/11/2013 6:55:00 AM)

    hats off.....this one is the best i can say............. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 31, 2014

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