Somanathan Iyer


Concepts 12 - Poem by Somanathan Iyer

A small stone thrown in calm waters
Create ripples throughout its surface
A choice of words uttered in bad taste
Spoils the moods causing deep anguish

A face that was seen never before
Creates comfort when approached casually
Some other evokes disliking even from a distance
Inbuilt are inherent likings and hatred in human minds

A sense of joy inexplicable erupts within
In completing a task all by oneself with no help
Fruits of labor need not be in kind or form always
A few words of appreciation suffice to fade out the hardships

Taken to the pool a horse cannot be forced to drink water
By arranging all the needs a student cannot be forced to study
By providing all the comforts a lazy cannot be forced to work
Desire within that matters most, not outside impacts or influences

A shine in the brain rains the ideas of accolades
A drain in the brain maims the quality of any venture
A will to succeed forms the gate way to success
Imitations last never long for that has its own limitations


Comments about Concepts 12 by Somanathan Iyer

  • Gold Star - 6,547 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/24/2013 4:42:00 PM)

    Your concepts are getting stronger and stronger. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 31,578 Points Gajanan Mishra (7/20/2013 9:44:00 AM)

    has its own limitations, good poem, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013


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