gajanan mishra

Gold Star - 54,880 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

A Good Poet - Poem by gajanan mishra

A good poet.
Who is a good poet?
Is good poet sinless?
Who is sinless?
And what is a sin?
Who is free from
Obtuseness, inactivity
Heedlessness and delusion?

And what is a poem?
What is it like?
Who is writing poems?
Is poem in love?
And what is love
In this world of passions
Attachment, aversion.

Is poet happy?
Ask the poet and
The answer you received
Is not his
Hearing the answer
Are you in tranquility.
A good poet
A good poet.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetic expression

Form: Dramatic Monologue

Poet's Notes about The Poem

good poet, rare to find.

Comments about A Good Poet by gajanan mishra

  • Gold Star - 4,800 Points Nyota Yasulwe (8/17/2015 3:57:00 AM)

    A good poem. A good tribute to good poets! (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
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  • Veteran Poet - 1,359 Points Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (8/6/2015 12:53:00 PM)

    Nicely penned. That is a good work (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 258 Points Kevin Scanlon (7/2/2015 10:12:00 PM)

    Excellent poem on the elusiveness of the poet's vision and how reality avoids the clever linguistic cages we make for it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,582 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/11/2015 12:38:00 PM)

    A very unique and creative composition my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 82,441 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/29/2015 7:44:00 PM)

    Is poet happy?
    Ask the poet and, , nice lines..10
    and let
    expression to meet (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amanda Deupree (3/9/2015 1:20:00 AM)

    I like this (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 385 Points Maria C. Pires Costa (2/12/2015 4:59:00 PM)

    Well, an attentive, cultivated, wise reader may distinguish a good poet from a not so good one... Anyway, every poet, on his own way, shows the authenticity of their feelings, emotions, I think. The poet's work is like a symphony of sweet, mellow, or poignant melodies depending on his thoughts, mood, observations. Sometimes the poet is so passionate, cheerful, happy, and some other times the poet even feels frustrated, distressed.
    The poet chants Life, its joys and sorrows.
    Thanks a lot, dear prolific poet, for raising these Qs in your poem A Good Poet

    Best regards,
    Maria (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,948 Points Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi (1/27/2015 2:59:00 AM)

    poet is not always in love sometimes poetry flows out of the broken bleeding heart, her catharsis, feelings that can be expressed only in the form of poem...good bad or ugly. Thought provoking (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 84 Points Pankhuri Sinha (1/22/2015 3:07:00 AM)

    A poem is a form of expression that says something about a form of art, apart from its topic. It could be a set of good questions. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,092 Points Hans Vr (1/9/2015 9:41:00 AM)

    Peace of mind, tranquility, yes, that is it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 554 Points James Fitzpatrick (1/8/2015 8:12:00 PM)

    I like this, I like the way it is written almost Russian in he way it questions what is going on around it.... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 56,170 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (1/5/2015 9:04:00 PM)

    A good poet is one who is content with their dimension of expression, and because so, that contentment which is empowers Confidence then resonates into the eyes and minds of that poets audience...Kind of like the one who walks down the walkway with a air of importance....He/she immediately seem to attract people that otherwise might not give them a 2nd look....Enjoyed this piece...Wekk crafted...~FjR~ (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,688 Points Abdulrazak Aralimatti (12/31/2014 1:46:00 AM)

    the same thoughts comes to me and i ask myself who am I/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? //? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,112 Points Heather Wilkins (12/4/2014 10:57:00 AM)

    a good poet might be happy or sad depends on his mood at the time of writing nicely composed (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 25,458 Points Rajnish Manga (11/22/2014 4:53:00 AM)

    The poet talks of the subject at various and poses several questions to himself. A good poet should be a man of substance rising out of his tranquility. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 202 Points Lenny Gazbowski (11/9/2014 8:06:00 PM)

    nice write. to 'sin' is not to have tried(as a poet in this instance!) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,611 Points Oilibheir Álain Christie (11/9/2014 7:18:00 AM)

    Good question(s) indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 423 Points Priyanka Gupta (10/19/2014 3:35:00 AM)

    Nice poem about poets... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 431 Points Marcondes Pereira (9/5/2014 9:48:00 PM)

    Poets and poems are complex puzzles, full of emotions, thoughts and sensations translated in beautiful words. You poems are full of passion and feeling. Congratulations! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 38,920 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (8/29/2014 11:05:00 PM)

    Best poem and definitions of poem and poetry and it is nice. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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