Treasure Island

DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK


Fate is not a petty thing


Fate is not a petty thing
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Yet I swear
I can wrestle with her
Can beat if I wish
I am used to pittance
That she provides
I am used to opulence
And nothingness as well
That she brings
Between having and not having
If time passes
Without any grumbling
Till paradise
Certain I am to say
That I have humbled her to my wish……

Submitted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Edited: Saturday, June 21, 2014

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  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (6/30/2014 10:09:00 AM)

    Always believing fate without active in real life sometimes makes us difficult to face the challenges. This poem on fate is beautiful in its contents and recited with such good spirit and love of the poem. (Report) Reply

    Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (6/30/2014 10:49:00 AM)

    Many many thanks.......Gangadharan....I am humbled...............

  • Dinesh Nair (6/25/2014 2:26:00 AM)

    Fate is accident unacceptable to us. You have perhaps a mind that accepts all such accidents.. (Report) Reply

    Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (6/30/2014 10:50:00 AM)

    Many many thanks.......Dineshji.....I am humbled...............

  • Amitava Sur (6/24/2014 5:47:00 AM)

    Definitely fate is not a petty thing since you have nothing to do with this. The way you'll be bestowed you have to agree with this. (Report) Reply

    Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (6/30/2014 10:51:00 AM)

    Many many thanks.......Amitavaji.....I am humbled...............

  • Valsa George (6/23/2014 2:44:00 AM)

    . Accept whatever Fate provides without complaints or regrets.... A sane philosophy of life! Enjoyed reading this poem! (Report) Reply

    Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (6/30/2014 10:51:00 AM)

    Many many thanks.......Valsa.....I am humbled...............

  • Geetha Jayakumar (6/20/2014 1:53:00 PM)

    Beautiful flow of words.
    Certain I am to say
    That I have humbled her to my wish……
    Poem with good rhymes..Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

    Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (6/30/2014 10:52:00 AM)

    Many many thanks.......Geetha.....I am humbled...............

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