Somanathan Iyer

Different Strokes - Poem by Somanathan Iyer

Hate the caterpillar
Adore the butterfly
Ask not for reasons
Appearance only matters

Ignore the girl child
impress her in teens
ask not the reasons
appearance only matters

perish the honeybees
relish the honey
ask not the reasons
necessity only matters

rob the nature
sobs for the future
ask not the reasons
greed only matters

nature is awesome
awful is human nature
rubbed on the wrong side
nature will seal our future

Comments about Different Strokes by Somanathan Iyer

  • Gold Star - 11,015 Points Soulful Heart (12/12/2014 11:06:00 AM)

    ironical satire of absolute truth.......selfish needs of man that does not bother about the source concerned with just the gain.....beautifully hit (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 11,527 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/2/2013 7:19:00 PM)

    Ask not the reasons for many things that happen. Yet there are reasons as explained nicely. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,120 Points Heather Wilkins (7/2/2013 1:01:00 PM)

    beautiful nature is awesome good read (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 69,187 Points Gajanan Mishra (7/2/2013 11:27:00 AM)

    beautiful composition, thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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