Treasure Island

chandra thiagarajan


Ever Turn Towards God


On the Mariner’s compass
The Magnetic needle
Automatically turns
To the Magnetic North, ever.

Similarly

On our Mind’s compass
The Magnetic needle
Automatically ought to turn
To the Magnetic God, ever.

Submitted: Friday, July 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 05, 2013

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Inspired by the crux in a religious discourse.

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  • Yasmeen Khan (7/8/2013 12:23:00 AM)

    Wonderful! how impressively you proved your point, there is an innate magnetism in us, our default that turns automatically to God. (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (7/6/2013 7:34:00 AM)

    The thought of god anchors us to honesty, innocence and purity.God is magnetic. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (7/5/2013 7:03:00 AM)

    Man is on eternal quest after God! A God centred life can ensure peace and joy! Though God may not will to lift the burdens from our shoulder, He will strengthen our shoulders to bear the burden! The analogy drawn in the poem is very apt! (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (7/5/2013 5:22:00 AM)

    The key word is ought, we know what we should do and don't do it. A good write. (Report) Reply

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