Jasbir Chatterjee

Silver Star - 3,647 Points (4 March 1966 / Delhi)

Depression - Poem by Jasbir Chatterjee

A 10-letter word,
Easy to utter,
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is based on the Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's tragic suicide on 3 June 2013

Comments about Depression by Jasbir Chatterjee

  • Veteran Poet - 1,224 Points Elena Plotkin (5/8/2015 8:58:00 AM)

    This poem has made my list. A powerful reminder of how Depression and sorrow are linked. Jiah is not alone. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 26,191 Points Abdulrazak Aralimatti (3/23/2015 12:42:00 AM)

    An inspiring poem indeed.If my father had read this poem, it would have helped him indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,262 Points Geetha Jayakumar (10/25/2014 1:13:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem on depression. Those who pass through the state will know how painful it is. It blinds the vision. One will find no way left even to survive. It's traps all your thoughts, directly leading to death. if such a person is surrendered by loved ones can really be helpful to come out of situation. Proper medication can really help one to come out of depression. I too loved Jiah Khans movies. It was really a shocking new to read.
    Loved the way you presented this poem. Thanks for sharing with us. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,816 Points Ramesh Rai (9/7/2014 3:43:00 AM)

    Depression is more painful than any disease.In my opinion only poetry can save a person suffering from depression. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 50,058 Points Akhtar Jawad (5/21/2014 11:43:00 AM)

    A beautiful expression in a nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 824 Points V P Mahur (3/13/2014 4:03:00 AM)

    Dear Sir,
    Nice one to read. Depression in love is the most biting feel of all.

    I invite you to read my poems and present your views on them.

    You can try this one:

    186. Moral Crime
    What you did with my heart
    Only used it for a flirt
    I thought
    You will feel my feelings
    Of sincere love
    And will be with me
    Even in the deserted time
    But you proved to be
    Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,384 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/18/2014 4:00:00 AM)

    Strong and gripping write, straightforward and relevant. I can relate to this as my own brother died alleged of suicide (but police suspect murder) and it took years for us to recover emotionally from the trauma. The battle is actually in the brain and the best way to fight this disorder is not with drugs, but with supportive friends and family, and the therapy of work. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 45,404 Points Valsa George (10/28/2013 1:14:00 AM)

    Never succumb to depression. Somehow we should keep this villain at arms length! Meditating on God's love, associating more with fellow beings, reading good books, seeking expert help etc are some ways to resist the onslaught of depression's heinous attack! It is unfortunate that a flourishing talent succumbed to depression! Poignantly pictured, Jasbir! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 36 Points Udiah Witness to YAH (10/19/2013 3:29:00 AM)

    but watch out for being over medicated or even allergic to the food the serpents (psycho's) dish out. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 36 Points Udiah Witness to YAH (10/19/2013 3:28:00 AM)

    but watch out for being over medicated or even allergic to the food the serpents (psycho's) dish out. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 18,468 Points Lyn Paul (10/8/2013 2:44:00 PM)

    This word has killed so many and waiting to kill more. A beautiful way to express your feelings. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vivek Singh (9/20/2013 9:19:00 AM)

    Very nice poem on a sensitive subject. I enjoyed it. Please continue to keep writing. Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,798 Points Rohit Sapra (9/9/2013 11:48:00 AM)

    This poem is really so touching. Losing Jiah Khan is a great loss for Bollywood industry as well as all her fans. Even I liked the films in which she acted. She was a really good actress, I must say.
    Depression is a truly painful feeling and the biggest problem is that ending one's own life at times seems to be the only option if it is really severe. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,076 Points C. P. Sharma (7/1/2013 12:18:00 AM)

    'Just let God handle things'and get rid of all disappointment and depression. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,816 Points Ramesh Rai (6/29/2013 8:30:00 AM)

    beautiful write. i realised ur emotion only. keep writing (Report) Reply

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